James Green

Orvis Fly Reel Review

James Green began fishing at the tender age of two. Born into a family of keen fishers, including mother, father, brother and later stepfather, it was somewhat inevitable he would take up the sport.
Although James enjoys coarse, sea and game fishing, his passion lies with fly fishing. There's nothing he loves more than practising his casting in northern England and Scotland, especially when there's a chance of an occasional salmon or seatrout. And if the opportunity arises, he can sometimes be found in warmer climes, pursuing tailing bonefish, tarpon or permit.
James' claim to fame was being voted overall 'Master Angler of the Year' at the age of twelve - an award he received from Shakespeare tackle for bagging two big (at the time) common carp, in successive casts, on floating crust: 25lbs and 23.5lbs.
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Amazing underwater shots!

Fishing in the wind

Check out these amazing underwater shots. They’re the product of photographer and outdoor adventurer, Yngve Ask. Yngve believes in taking real photos that tell a story – a little rough around the edges and full of character.

Sea lion vs seal

Sea lion vs seal

Look at this cheeky sea lion, snatching a fisherman’s prized dorado from right under his nose! What makes us think it’s a sealion vs seal? Well, here’s a a good way to spot the difference…

Watch the first 1:30secs – massive brown trout

Matt Heron brown trout

I can only assume that this guy knew where this massive brown trout was lying, then went with his camera guy to film it. Nevertheless, it’s a great video. It’s a beautiful big fish and he comes within an inch of losing it!

Redfish and offshore fishing in Georgia

catching redfish in georgia

Captain Richie specialises in redfish and offshore fishing in Georgia – catching all manner of species including bulls, amberjack, triple tail, barracuda, flounder, sea bass, speckled trout and even trigger fish, for which his boat broke the state record.

Trout fishing, Devon, UK

Bradley Rossi Griffiths

While trout fishing in Devon, Bradley Griffiths caught 26 fish in what seemed like 15 minutes. Most were around 2lbs except for the big one, which weighed 5.5lbs. Fishing light tackle and a dry fly, this was one of the best day’s fishing Bradley has known.

Is this the face of a killer?

Longtom - needlefish

There are a some disturbing facts about needlefish, sometimes called longtom, that you may not have known. Did you know, for example, that they have no stomach? Or that they’ve been responsible for two people’s deaths?