In October, in New York, it can still be summer. The leaves of the trees turn red like the cheeks of lady bugs, the girls offer us their tanned legs and when they ride their bikes down Bedford Avenue, one wants to install oneself on the sidewalk in a chaise long, to comfortably watch them pass.
On one of these magnificent days, Herman, my good Puerto Rican friend, made me an irresistible proposition.
“OK Fleche… go and get your fishing rod and we’ll head out to Jamaica Bay on the Metro. I know a spot… and this is a spot where even Junior never tossed in a line.”
You can imagine that I didn’t hesitate and less than 10 minutes later I was waiting at the corner of Bedford Avenue and North First Street with a fly rod under my arm and all of the stuff that goes with it. Read more…
And this is Xmas… Are you ready to cry? Are you ready to watch films so beautiful they’ll make you want to go fishing instantly? Well, get ready for the International Fly Fishing Festival 2015 aka IF4.2015. So after Marc Crapo’s Bermuda Love Triangle, here are some goodies! If you have the luke to be close to a theatre where it’s scheduled, book now!
“Distracted”: By Western Waters Media
“Recapture”: By Mike Percelli
“Sensei”: By Vantage Point Media House and Fly Fusion Films
Fly fishing and music, maybe the best match, follow the recording from Cousin Joe Two Shacks second album , playing songs and fishing at the same time. What a better life and best inspiration to be in the woods, in a cabin by the river, between friends, and night fly fishing is a whole adventure! It takes a little while to load, but once it’s done, enjoy a nice film!
Wonderland! Our friends from Hooké have just released probably one of the best Xmas gift you’ll have this year: a 20 minutes film on fihsing the Ungava bay! For now, here’s the trailer, but you can book your tickets to see it in full at the International Fly Fishing Film Fest if you are in Northern America, but if you are elsewhere, be patient. In the meantime Enjoy!
Who’s crazy enough to stay all season guiding in Alaska? Well…here’s the answer, you can find them at Yantarni!
Cheap, useful, smart and pretty, what else? You can give anawesome present with the Tibor Keychain for 25$, it comes engraved with our favorite fish: trout, salmon, tarpon, bass, permit, bonefish, rooster fish, dorado, snook, redfish, albacore, sailfish, pike…and in three colours, black, blue or metal gold. En you can have it engraved with the text of your choice! A must!