The Last Wild Trout – Greg French

To the piscatorial peruser, Tasmanian author and fly-fisher, Greg French needs little preface. His writings have inspired, entertained and educated many in the wider fly fishing community, including me, for many years. In his latest release, The Last Wild Trout, Greg seeks to satisfy desires that stem from childhood readings, about catching wild trout and…

RISE Film Festival 2015

The RISE Fly Fishing Film Festival has been coming to screens across Australia and New Zealand for 10 years now. That’s a whole decade of some serious fish visuals over that time! Its longevity is testament to the persistence and passion by Gin Clear Media, namely Nick Reygaert. I’m not sure about you, but my…

Yow: Icelandic for Yes!

Iceland has taunted me for years. It’s endless adventure, fly fishing, culture, landscape, aurorae and surfing is stuff of legend. Last year, iheartthefly contributor and good mate Paul Anderson headed to Iceland for good times and crazy vibes and basically rubbed it all over my face (you can read his report HERE). This spurred me…

Fire and Ice

After a relatively short flight from Alaska up and over the North Pole and down into Reykjavik Iceland, I strolled into the ┬ákeflavik airport bio-security area and had the waders, boots and other fishing gear sprayed down by the bio-security guy, which is a very important thing here in Iceland, the rivers are very pure…