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Tied in the Hand (Odyssey of a salmon fly-tyer) by Sven-Olov Hard

You don’t need to fish for Salmon to appreciate this book, or even be an avid tyer of Salmon flies. The author traces the history of classic salmon flies going back over more than a century to the heyday of late Victorian era when exotic materials from around the globe where readily available. ... Full story

Golden Dorado on the Chew for Fly Fishers at Tsimane

The first report of the season is in from Tsimane Lodge in Bolivia via Frontiers Travel where the lucky anglers have been chasing large golden dorado and finding them in good numbers! This spectacular fish should be on most destination fly anglers wish list. ... Full story

Costa Movie Supports New Sport Fishery in Guyana

Sunglasses manufacturer Costa Del Mar have sponsored a new movie called "Jungle Fish" based around their 'Protect Guyana' project. In the rivers and ponds of Guyana's unspoiled rain forest, they found a place where sport fishing can preserve the country's natural resources and culture by supporting its indigenous peoples in a responsible way. ... Full story

Salmon as Fly Fishing Film Stars

It seems there has a been a literal spate of fly fishing movies featuring the magnificent Atlantic Salmon recently and why not. It lives in glorious locations, leads a truly adventurous life and draws anglers from all over the world to seek it out. Let's recap... ... Full story

Home For Salmon FREE TO VIEW

The current issue of Game Fisher’s Diary includes the first two parts of Home For Salmon – a not-to-be-missed documentary about the Atlantic Salmon Reserve of Kharlovka in the Kola Peninsula of Russia featuring international fly angling superstar Mikael Frodin. ... Full story

New life emerges as dams come down on the Elwha

Despite tons of sediment left behind, vegetation is beginning to transform a drained lake bottom in the Elwha River Valley and of interest to anglers, a steelhead has already been found taking advantage of the new river it can now access. ... Full story

Week 2 on the Ponoi - Latest News

As reported previously, the opening week on the Ponoi on Russia's fabled Kola Peninsula saw good numbers of Atlantic Salmon for the early rods. Has that continued? Camp manager Matt Breuer chimes in with his second week report from the front line. ... Full story

66 Salmon Per Rod for the Ponoi

News just in from Frontiers' Tarquin Millington-Drake who is at Ryabaga camp is that the 1st week of the 2012 Ponoi season has blasted off with an average of 66 Atlantic salmon per rod. ... Full story

UDN Found in Spey Salmon

A disease that devastated wild salmon in Scottish rivers in the 1970s has been found in a fish taken from the River Spey, BBC Scotland has learned. Officials said it was not yet known how infectious this particular strain of Ulcerative Dermal Necrosis (UDN) was. ... Full story

The Salmon Junkies report from Grand Varzuga

Our first week in Grand Varzuga was a blessing and all our hopes and dreams for this wonderful place came true and so much more, ... Full story