The Bushmills Atlantic Salmon Research Centre is finding out what’s happening to Atlantic salmon growing up, leaving and returning to Northern Ireland. Jason Doyle meets the man who runs it, Tim Delargy from Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs and has a go at salmon fishing in Game Of Thrones (!) country. ▶ For more […]

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Hywel goes out on Mat Rickard’s boat Mia Moo from Aberdovey with the intention of trying fly fishing for bass but due to weather Hywel ended up catching on lures instead. Some times when the fish don’t come to you, you have to go and look for the fish and they find them right at […]

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The mayfly hatch in Ireland like nowhere else. Jason Doyle is fishing for trout with Brendan Sharkey in Sligo during the mayfly season, and looks at the single day of life this extraordinary insect has in fresh air. ▶ Contact Brendan Sharkey at Predator FishingIreland PredatorFishingIreland.com This item appears in Fieldsports Ireland, episode 1 Bit.ly/fieldsportsireland1 […]

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We try for a fish on the River Dart in Devon. It’s some of the best-value trout fishing in England and it is available thanks to the Duchy of Cornwall Estate, owned by HRH the Prince of Wales. But do we get one – or has His Royal Highness had the lot? This film first […]

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The Hardy’s Fortuna Reel has an tough drag system and we put it to the test as we try it out on some big game species high up in the mountains. Can it hold back the power of the pink nasty? First seen in Fishing Britain Episode 19. To watch the whole show on YouTube […]

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The future of our rivers rests heavy on the custodians that take on the protection of these environments. It’s not just about putting more fish in the rivers its about maintaining the delicate balance and making it accessible for anglers and fish alike. Dr Stephen Marsh-Smith tells us what the Wye & Usk Foundation have […]

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Wet and wild weather in south wales and Hywel Morgan challenges his daughter to a comp with high stakes. This item first appeared in Fishing Britain episode 001 bit.ly/fishingbritain For more on Garnffrwd Fishery visit www.garnffrwdflyfishing.co.uk/ Sign up for our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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Additives on Flies? Do trout have an appetite? Fishing Britain took some StinkyStuff original additive to Big Well fishery to try this miracle attractor on some unexpecting rainbows. You will be amazed at the results. First seen in episode 5 of Fishing Britain, to watch the whole show on YouTube go to bit.ly/fishingbritain  www.stinkystuff.co.uk www.bigwellflyfishery.co.uk […]

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Can you buy all the fishing gear you need to go fly fishing and catch a fish on it for less than £50? Hywel Morgan shows us how to do just that in West Wales. This item first appeared in Fishing Britain episode 004, to watch the whole programme on YouTube go to bit.ly/fishingbritain Sign […]

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Water, Water everywhere! Charlie chats to the owner and fishermen of the Summerhayes Fishery about what effect the floods has had on their lakes and stocks. This item first appeared in Fishing Britain episode 004. To watch the whole show on YouTube go to bit.ly/fishingbritain For more information on Summerhayes Fishery visit www.summerhayesfisheries.com Sign up for […]

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When Melissa Bowden from Sussex said she had never caught a fish before, it was obvious what we had to do. We sent her to her local trout lakes, Brick Farm Lakes near Herstmonceux, East Sussex in to try her luck. This film first appeared on Fieldsports Britain, episode 7. For more on Brick Farm […]

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Out with the riverkeepers from the famous Arundell Arms fishing hotel on the border of Devon and Cornwall trying to bring in a sea trout, a salmon, a trout from the river and a sea bass from the sea – all on the fly. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 1. Sign up […]

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Hywel Morgan takes a walk around the BFFI to see all the latest in fly tying technology and materials. We put Barry Ord Clarke and David Edwards head to head in a speed tying competition and we chat to many of the shows exhibitors. This item first appeared in Fishing Britain episode 006   Sign […]

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Chris De Margary is not just a great musician (Simply Red, Steve Winwood), he is also a great salmon fisherman. This is the first of his series of lough salmon fishing tips, filmed on Glen Lough in Donegal. Chris and Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall own the Glenmore Estate in Donegal. Visit www.glemore-rivers.com This item appears […]

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Artist Lawrie Williamson has an exhibition of his fishing paintings at the Panter & Hall gallery in London. He explains why fishing is such a good subject for painting and how he captures the ‘light behind’. For more about the exhibition, go to www.panterandhall.com This item appears in Fishing Britain, episode 40. To watch the […]

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World class fly-fishing champion Hywel Morgan takes us through his kit setup for fishing a major competition on a large reservoir. He shows us fishing rod choice, the importance of comfort, and his extensive fly line armoury. Then all he has to do is pack it all up in his car and go and win! […]

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World champion fly fisherman Hywel Morgan finds himself up against another Veniards 120 challenge. This time, instead of having to tie flies and catch a fish in 120 minutes, he has to build a fishing rod using a blank,some rings, and Veniards has sent him some Bug Bond. Will he be able to do build […]

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When you are out on the bank and you want to save time when changing your fly then there is no better way to show off to the other anglers on the bank than with the catch cast. World class flycaster Hywel Morgan show you how easy it can be to look like the best […]

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Trout fishing with dry fly on a small stillwater is the perfect way to relax. So why not join world champion fly caster Hywel Morgan for an evening of tips and tactics that help catch those cruising fish that make the still waters of Welsh lake Garnffrwd boil. This item also appears in Fishing Britain. […]

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Salmon-fishing legend Ally Gowans invented the Ally Shrimp in 1979. It has gone on to be one of the most popular salmon flies in the world, along with another of his creations, the Cascade. In this film, he ties the Ally Shrimp and talks about its history – and how it has affected him. Here’s […]

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Hywel Morgan the fly fishing casting expert and world champion demonstrates how to do a aerial mend cast and how to practice it. This cast is a great help for any fly angler out on a river faced with different speed of currents and also for casting around objects like rocks or boulders to reach […]

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What flies do you take to British Columbia to catch chum salmon? Fly fishing expert and BC regular Stevie Munn shows off his favorites for chum, steelheads and coho. This item appears in Fishing Britain, episode 33. To watch the whole playlist, go to bit.ly/fishingbritain33 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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The River Dove offers some of the best trout fishing in the Midlands. Andy Buckley from Farlows fishing shop in London was a little put out that Hywel Morgan beat him in 16 minutes when challenged to a Veniards 120 challenge on his home beat on the Dove: see www.youtube.com/watch?v=GynEXjbakZs So he is back to […]

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When it comes to casting a fly for salmon, are you Darth Maul or Chuckles the Clown? Double-handed salmon rods can be a joy to cast but sometimes the conditions are against you, whether it is the flow of the river or the wind direction. It’s best to get good at using them with either […]

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Wild salmon fishing in Norway is on the decline. Will it recover? Max Hunt talks to the anglers on the River Gaula to find out what is happening and what they are doing to protect this magnificent river before it’s too late. This item appears in Fishing Britain. Go to bit.ly/fishingbritain29 to watch the whole […]

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Jason Lewis from the Royalty Fishery has a unique and incredible collection of antique fishing tackle and this week he shows us his antique fly hoard dating back to the 18th century. Including salmon and trout flies designed by Baden-Powell called the prismatic fly made with fine strands of dyed gut. He also shows us […]

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The Diawa Lexa range of rods covers every discipline, from small stream, large river, still waters, switch rods and salmon fishing. They are light, responsive and accurate perfect for delicate presentation of your dry fly fishing. With very sensitive tips and a light feel they still boast a strong core composite that has plenty of […]

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Hywel Morgan takes on the Veniards 120 Challenge on the large water that is Draycote in Rugby. He has 2 hours to open a mystery bag of Veniards fly tying materials, tie the flies he thinks he will need and then catch a fish. Could this large reservoir be the first one to defeat our […]

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Fishing Britain was at the Welsh Game Fair in Pembrokeshire this weekend and none other than Paralympic shot, disc and javelinist Richie Powell turned up to take on the Target Challenge. The rules are you have to cast a fly, a lure and drop groundbait into a target – proving you are the best all-round […]

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We set up an experiment to see if smelly flies had an effect on Trout but we didn’t expect what we saw! Have a look for yourself. This item first appeared in Fishing Britain episode 005, to watch the whole programme on YouTube go to bit.ly/fishingbritain Sign up for our weekly email news FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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Put an Englishman, a Welshman and a Czech in the Dee and see the grayling fly out, and one fall in. This item first appeared in Fishing Britain episode 003, to watch the whole show on YouTube, go to bit.ly/fishingbritain Sign up for our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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Hywel morgan Has 120 minutes to tie as many flies as he needs to go a catch a fish. In this programme he is at Bigwell Fly Fishery in Monmouth. This item first appeared in Fishing Britain episode 002 bit.ly/fishingbritain Sign up to our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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Reservoir fishing is incredibly popular in the UK, with more than 700,000 people doing it. We get a chance to see how the fisheries manager rears and releases rainbow and blue trout at Bewl Water in Kent, as well as top tips on how to fish for them. This item first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, […]

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In May 2011, UK charity Fishing For Heroes hosted the guys from American charity Project Healing Waters on a fishing trip around the south of England. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 78. To watch the whole programme go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSawRCLs4rI Fishing for Heroes is a unique charity which specialises in the support and […]

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