Fly Fishing in Europe – Albarine River, France

We introduce another new regular monthly fly fishing column today covering the wealth of fly fishing opportunities available in continental Europe. These will be written by Laurent Guillermin who is a well-known writer and photographer from France. His first stop is the Albarine River in his native France. Welcome Laurent!

NASF salmon conservation auction in Norway raises a record £90,000!

NASF/Reddvillaksen.no had its annual auction to raise money for wild salmon conservation in Oslo (27th Oct). The auction raised a fantastic 800,000 NOK to the foundation, which is a new record!
New techniques in river fly fishing are leading to greater fly control and greater success

Fishing on the Frontier – Part 39: The Frontier Opens

"There are many frontiers in our sport, and there always will be, I suspect." Former England International Fly Fishing team member and now coach...

IGFA Launches New E-membership – Free for a Year!

With the ability to receive the IGFA newsletter and check out the record book online, the FREE IGFA e-membership for a year is a good deal for those interested in keeping up to date with record catches worldwide. From knot tutorials and rig guides to step-by-step instructions for designing your set up to comply with IGFA rules, members look forward to new tips in their inboxes and on the website.

Norway Hosts Annual Auction for North Atlantic Salmon Fund

Encouraging overseas residents to bid for some great auction items, we have a short version of the Norway NASF auction catalogue.

Fly Fishing and Chillin' at Pesca Maya

Nice new video from the guys at Leland Fly Fishing Outfitters taken from their trip down the famous Pesca Maya Lodge in Mexico's stunning Ascension Bay. There's a 2 for 1 last-minute offer now on for October right now!

New FishActive.com Website Launched for UK, New Faces and a New Name!

The hierarchy of angling bodies in the UK is complex and there are hundreds of organisations sharing the common goal of protecting our fisheries and of promoting all facets of angling. However there is no central independent online resource where information is pooled and where constructive discussion can take place especially at a local or even a regional level. FishActive.com is designed to resolve that situation.

New Zealand Showcases Fly Fishing for Rugby Visitors

New Zealand has an international angling reputation as a premiere trout fishing destination. Fish & Game NZ is helping Rugby World Cup visitors go trout fishing between matches with the launch of a new website.

5 Ways to Lose a Steelhead

The guys at Deneki Outdoors have "seen all sorts of creative approaches to losing fish" from their clients over the years apparently. In their blog they have come up with the "Top 5 Ways to Lose a Steelhead" in case you weren't sure!

United States and EU to Tackle Illegal Fishing

The United States and the European Union announced a bilateral agreement on Wednesday on combating illegal fishing, saying that the practice deprives legitimate fishermen and coastal communities of billions of dollars of revenue each year.