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British novelist Paul Torday, who had a surprise best-seller with his debut novel Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, has died
Guh, I hate windows. Don’t you wish all of the windows in your house could be TV screens? That way instead of having to look outside, you could look at whatever you wanted! A candle melting, people knitting, salmon fishing, better trees than the ones outside, dirt blowing, etc. And don’t you wish, instead of [...]
Hey, will you look at that! A silver salmon went airborne! More on Silver Salmon The Best Silver Salmon Fishing in the World Four Caught at Once Silver Salmon Lifecycles
Sleepy Hollow, is the new Fox series which premieres on Monday and brings back Ichabod Crane, this time played by British actor Tom Mison (Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, Lost In Austen) into modern times. The mystery drama comes by way of co-creators and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (Star Trek, Transformers, Fringe).... Show More Summary
The silver salmon fishing is hot up at Alaska West this time of the year, and these fish are really aggressive towards the fly. Stripping a fly below the surface creates a jigging action that is hard for a Silver to resist, but one method that is often over looked is targeting them on the […]
The scientific study published in Agricultural Sciences by a scientist of Ireland's Marine Institute, which, it has been claimed, justified the salmon fishing industry's stance that a mere 1%-2% of wild salmon deaths are due to sea lice,...Show More Summary
Fred Telleen has been guiding on the Kenai River since 1989. He also hosts groups at Alaska West during our king salmon fishing season. Fred put together some thoughts on gear and swing techniques after his trip this year – experienced anglers in particular are going to like today’s post. Make sure you check out […]
Chris Santella's story in today's NY Times on salmon fishing in northern Russia begins "My fly skittered across the current in front of our jet boat on the Lower Tomba beat of Russia?s Ponoi River, darting erratically as the tensionShow More Summary
We love fishing mainly because it allows us to have great experiences with wonderful people in beautiful places. But – catching a whole lot of fish is really, really fun. More on Catching Lots of Fish Best Silver Salmon Fishing in the World 3 Ways to Catch More Bonefish Alaskan Trout – 5 Ways to [...]
With our summer seasons at Alaska West and BC West right around the corner, we thought we’d hit you with some articles loaded with salmon fishing tips. We cover kings (chinooks), silvers (cohos) and chums (dogs) – the titles are all pretty self-explanatory. Have fun out there! Salmon Fly Fishing Tips Swinging Flies for Kings [...]
We recently got to check out a new jacket from Simms called the Slick Jacket. It’s designed for steelhead and salmon fishing, and we think it’s a game changer. Introduction Let’s start with how fishing for steelhead and salmon is different from fishing for trout – which is, by far, the market for which most [...]
A short film from salmon fishing from various places in the world: Kola Peninsula, Scotland and Canada.
About 40 people in the Western Alaska regional hub city of Bethel took an hour or two out of their day, Monday, to join in...
Ray Montoya hooks up with some threadfin salmon in the Yemen.
Salmon fishing the Gaspé Peninsula in crystal clear waters has Henry Gilbey hooked. Terry Wieland hits the road-bound for Dayton, Ohio and the H. Gerstner & Sons factory. It's a story of a small company with superb products that hasShow More Summary
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen star Tom Mison has joined the cast of Fox's upcoming "Sleepy Hollow" series. From Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci ( Transformers, Star Trek ), "Sleepy Hollow" will feature Mison in the leading role of Ichabod Crane and will follow his adventures as he travels from the past to present day Sleepy Hollow. Show More Summary
Tom Mison has been cast as Ichabod Crane in the Fox pilot Sleepy Hollow. The 20-year-old British actor previously appeared in One Day as Callum and in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen as Capt. Robert Mayers. Fox’s modern day adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is written by Alex Kurtzman, Bob Orci, and Phillip Iscove, and directed by [...]Show More Summary
British actor Tom Mison (Salmon Fishing In The Yemen; pictured) has landed the lead in “Sleepy Hollow,” Fox’s drama pilot written by Alex Kurtzman, Bob Orci and Phillip Iscove and directed by Len Wiseman (Underworld, Total Recall), reports Deadline. “A modern–day supernatural thriller based on “The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow,” the project follows Ichabod Crane [...]