Tarpon Book Wins National Awards

What a year unfolding for Wild River Press. At BookExpo America 2011 in New York, A Passion for Tarpon by Andy Mill won not one but TWO Benjamin Franklin Awards from the 3,200-member Independent Book Publishers Association, the largest such trade organization in the world.

One Night in Bangkok – Fishing in Thailand

Geoff Maynard (a Senior Correspondent on our FishingMagic.com website) travels back to his hippy roots and spends a night in Bangkok with a Bad Boy and a fly rod!

A Clear Winner in Sussex – Chalk Springs Trout Fishery

A recent visit to the beautiful old town of Arundel in West Sussex, complete with its magnificent castle and nestled around the tidal upper reaches of the River Arun was the perfect chance to visit Chalk Springs Fishery for some clear water fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout.

Monster Salmon from the Gaula – 46.5lb on Fly

The 25th June started nicely for some who had overcome their hangover from the traditional “St. Hans” Midsummer night parties taking place throughout Norway – mostly on river banks with some tremendous Atlantic Salmon being caught on the famous River Gaula.

The Doctor Is In with Way Yin

Dr. Way Yin has had a hand in designing a good chunk of the Spey tackle on the market (designing for both Scott Fly Rods and Scientific Anglers) and his reflections on the extreme growth of Spey casting--and how lucky we are to have our modern tackle--are well worth the listen.

The Fonz goes Fishing

Actor and director, Henry Winkler, best know for his portrayal as Arthur 'The Fonz' Fonzarelli in American TV's Happy Days series is also an author now with his new book "I've Never Met An Idiot On The River" which covers his passion for fly fishing, photography and family. He was recently interviewed about the book...

South Coast Sea Trout Action Plan Launched

The South Coast Sea Trout Action Plan has been developed by the Environment Agency, Wild Trout Trust and Atlantic Salmon Trust with the common goal of improving sea trout stocks on the south coast of England. The plan was launched at a meeting of stakeholders and interested parties recently in Arundel, West Sussex.

New Salmon Books Arrive in the UK

The eagerly anticipated new bible of fly fishing for Atlantic Salmon has at last arrived with us in the UK. Atlantic Salmon Magic and it's accompanying title - 100 Best Flies for Atlantic Salmon have been written and researched by acclaimed North American salmon fisher and spey caster Topher Browne.

Alaskan Artist Donates Summer Series to Pebble Mine Cause

Tim Pearson is a guide and artist based up in Bristol Bay, Alaska which is ground zero for the campaign to protect the region and its famed salmon and trout fishing from the proposed Pebble Mine. He is painting a series of originals over the summer for which all proceeds are being donated to SAA.

Salmonstock! National Acts Headline US Concert to Celebrate Wild Alaskan Salmon

Local Alaskan nonprofit, the Renewable Resources Foundation, is throwing a massive outdoor concert to celebrate wild Alaskan salmon! National headliners include; Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann and the 7 Walkers, Jackie Greene, Clinton Fearon and Great American Taxi.