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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

The drive was a breeze, actually literally… it was a breeze! Bill and I jumped in the truck and left the house at 5 am, sunroof open, windows wide. It was unseasonably warm for the middle of spring, we were loving it! The sun beat down the entire trip, music turned up and the air of angling excite...

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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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