Within an area of 5 hectares, “Le Martinet” welcomes you in an exceptional setting where calm, tranquillity and nature reigns. Two lakes with a total area of 2.7 hectares and a beautiful stone house and restaurant mark this superb location. The fishery is located in the small village of Ney in Jura that historically belonged to the Free County of Burgundy, known in French as the Franche-Comté. Dole was the capital until the region was conquered by Louis XIV and it was moved to Besançon. The “Ain” river that crosses the village is also a top venue for fly fishers! ... Full story
Following on from their previous short film for Orvis that showed some UK saltwater action for mullet and bass on the fly, the filming partnership of Jon Hall and Matt Dunkison took advantage of a recent film trip to France to chase some Largemouth Bass rumoured to inhabit a lake they visited. ... Full story
Mullet are very common along our shores in France but unknown to fly anglers. This fantastic fighter is only rarely caught with nymphs despite a massive presence of good-sized specimens. It is on the coastline of Charente-Maritime renowned for its abundant sunlight, that I propose to make my attempt. Patience will be required! ... Full story
March warm-ups are excellent times to trout fly fish in Europe and in France it is the great trout opening time! For some anglers including myself, this particular day of fishing brings back some nostalgic memories. Nevertheless, you must be well prepared so that your chances of success at catching good trout turns to reality… ... Full story
The October Fly Fishing Forums caption competition is now open so for your chance to win a pair of Polaroid fishing sunglasses we need you to enter your best and funniest captions for this months photo! ... Full story
Fancy a European break somewhere just a couple of hours...