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New Collaboration with Tightline Productions

We are very pleased to announce that as of today, The New Fly Fisher will be collaborating with Tim & Joan Flagler who run the immensely popular fly tying YouTube Channel "Tightline Video". Tim is famous for his detailed but easy-to understand tying videos that are for a wide series of patterns ...

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Guides of the Soo

Just posted on our magazine webpage, Colin McKeown's article about his fishing experiences with the great guides of the St. Mary's River and the Soo region. After numerous years of fishing new locations, if there is one thing I have learned to help raise your fishing success, is hiring a...

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DIY Fly-in Fishing

Just posted on our magazine webpage:  Colin McKeown tries out a DIY fishing trip on two Northwestern Ontario lakes to fish for rainbow trout and smallmouth bass. There are dozens of services that provide fly-in remote outposts and one of my favourites is Lauzon Aviation located near Bli...

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Topwater Bass Frenzy

Recently posted on our magazine site, Colin McKeown's trip to the massive Eagle Lake in Northwestern Ontario, in search of smallmouth bass. Always on the search for new locations that possess great bass fishing, I recently learned about Eagle Lake in Northwestern Ontario. This m...

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Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge

Just posted on our website magazine Mark Melnyk's new article on fishing for sea-run brook trout in the tributaries of Hudson's Bay. Fantastic fishing alongside polar bears, arctic wildlife and the Northern Lights! "We had flown on a private charter from Churchill, Manitoba (the polar be...

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November Fishing

"Thursday morning, Johnny and I started our 7-8 hour trip to Pennsylvania. Although I seldom actually use them on guided trips, I had tied a nice little batch of Caddis, Iso and Light Cahill imitations; tying flies, learning about the flies, and envisioning all the action they would provoke has beco...

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Fly anglers, for the most part are devout conservationists. Most every fish is considered a sport fish, destined to be caught and then released, rarely harvested. The sport is in the act of watching a wild specimen be fooled to take your fly. Even better if you happened to tie that fly yourself! ...

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Algoma Best Catch Contest

It's back and totally new! We're happy to announce The Algoma Best Catch Contest for 2018/2019. We want to see your "Best Catch" or funniest fishing picture to enter for your chance to win monthly prizes and even a grand prize. To learn more and to enter, go to: Read More

Arctic Grayling

They do exist. They aren’t easy to see but with the right sense of adventure, the proper equipment and a fly rod in hand, you too can bear witness to a fish that most every angler has on their bucket list - arctic grayling! Northern Canada has aspects of its geography considered virgin. That sa...

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2 Days in May

  This resort is one of those secrets you want to let out, but really don’t want anyone else to know about. You want...

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Gurglers for Brook Trout

Every season we seem to discover several new flies that are deadly and effective. For Brook Trout on top, the Gurgler, designed by the late Jack Gartside, worked especially well in Labrador this summer. In this picture you can see two Gurglers, the one on the left all chewed up by numerous trout hit...

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TNFF Now On Google News

The New Fly Fisher is now part of Google News (replacing Google Newsstand) and will be publishing articles, photos, YouTube videos and even this blog! To learn more and subscribe, go to: htt...

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Big River Lodge

The New Fly Fisher just finished shooting an awesome episode at Big River Lodge in Labrador. The salmon fishing was incredible as was the bonus sea-run Brook Trout catch. Look for this exciting show to premiere in February 2019 on our TV broadcasters and YouTube Channel. Read More

Gar Pike On A Fly

Host Bill Spicer just spent several days with professional guide Jamie Pistilli (Rising Sun Charters) in the Ottawa Ontario area fly fishing for giant gar pike, bass and musky. Great show for the next season almost complete!

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Birch Lake Resort

Hosts Mark Melnyk & Bill Spicer were recently in Algoma Country (Northern Ontario) shooting a show at Birch Lake Resort and got into some giant smallmouth bass! Birch Lake Resort is a drive-to destination that has access to some incredible trophy waters, all at very affordable prices. Check them...

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Manitoba Parklands Grand Slam

Host Phil Rowley just finished shooting a show focussed on the fantastic trout fishery that exists in western Manitoba. Big brown, rainbow, brook and tiger trout! Watch our Facebook page to see more pictures and videos.

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Swinging Flies for Steelhead

This Friday night at 8pm & 11pm EST on the World Fishing Network it is all about swinging flies for big fall-run steelhead. Host Bill Spicer is guided by John Valk from Grindstone Angling and learns a great deal from John about lines, leader setups and fly patterns to use. To learn more go to: ...

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Just Received – Orvis Helios 3 Fly Rods

  This week we received a shipment of new products from Orvis, including the incredible Helios 3 fly rods! Colin got a chance to try a five weight out on the Bow River last September and was amazed with how well the rod could accurately punch a big hopper pattern to the banks. This season we...

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