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Film Project To Follow WWII Veteran Back to France Fly Fishing

"Frank Moore: Mending the Line" is a documentary about Frank Moore, a 90-year old WWII veteran and fly-fishing legend, returning to Normandy to fish the rivers he saw as a soldier. They are looking for sponsors/donations via the indiegogo.com independent funding site. ... Full story

IGFA Backs Call to Remove Longlines from Gulf of Mexico

The International Game Fish Association has long supported closing the Gulf of Mexico to surface longlines. But in an uncommon collaboration, this position is gaining new momentum as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) prepares a new proposed regulation for the region as early as this month. ... Full story

Obituary: Mike Fitzgerald founder of Frontiers International 1938 – 2013

It was sad news to learn that Mike Fitzgerald, a great friend of the wild Atlantic salmon, has passed away. He was an extraordinary man, kind and thoughtful yet more than capable of meeting the demands of his remarkable business career. ... Full story

Jose Wejebe 'Spanish Fly' Memorial Foundation

The Jose Wejebe Spanish Fly Memorial Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support causes involving marine conservation, education, and individuals with special needs. We will contribute to and participate in fundraising and humanitarian work through ocean and marine-life related activities. ... Full story

Is New Zealand's Freshwater Fishing Under Threat?

The Chief Executive of Fish and Game New Zealand seems to believe so and has made a plea to local anglers to send comments on proposed changes to the Resource Management Act (RMA) and also the Freshwater Reform Proposals before the submittal deadlines of April 2nd and 8th 2013. ... Full story

Fieldsports - Fly Fishing Edition

Fieldsports Magazine is a UK based quarterly print journal featuring shooting and fishing in the UK and around the world. Once a year it also brings out a special edition focused on Fly Fishing. The new 2013 edition is now available and is a veritable feast for the eyes. ... Full story

The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel Kicks off Tarpon Season

The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel claims the first recorded tarpon caught on a rod-and-reel so it’s only natural it should host two major tournaments in May during tarpon season. The second annual “Ding” Darling & Doc Ford’s Tarpon Tournament on Fort Myers Beach takes place May 4 and the 31st annual World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament kicks-off in Boca Grande on May 23. ... Full story

Simms Fishing Site Gets A New Look

Worn or used by anglers the world over, Simms Fishing products are well known and respected for their design and quality. Their website has always had some fun alongside the products but now has benefited from an overhaul to make it even more angler friendly and engaging. ... Full story

Brit Catches Giant Grander Blue Marlin

A pub landlord claims to have caught one of the biggest fish ever by reeling in a 1,320lb blue marlin using just a rod and line. The fish was killed and the meat distributed to local islanders but the decision is understandably causing a debate despite this being totally legal. ... Full story

Amazon-Angler.com's Steve Townson Catches Huge Arapaima In Guyana

Adventure angler Steve Townson achieved a lifelong ambition when he landed this massive wild arapaima estimated at 250+lbs from Middle River Essequibo in Guyana, South America. ... Full story

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