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Carpology part 1
Summer temps hovering in the upper 90’s. Rising carp. The Missouri River. Dry fly fishing. Montana’s magnificent Big Sky. Put these together, and T-Motion Theater had an unlikely, yet absolutely remarkable fly fishing video opportunity. Carp, unlike trout or steelhead or bonefish or any for that matter, feed in a frenzy known to some anglers as the “Hour of Power”. This is when schools of carp rise to the surface in fierce unison, their big mouths breaking the surface and “hoovering” up bugs in a linear path on the top of the frothy, shallow water. Montana native, fly fishing guide extraordinaire and longtime Gallatin Gateway friend of mine, Brian Kimmel of Shadow of a Trout Outfitters, told me that the next T-Motion film MUST be on Montana carp. I had no idea what I was in for. I packed up my gear into a boat driven by Adipose Boatworks founder and co-owner, Tracy Allen. Tracy quickly jetted Brian into the action of carp on the Missouri River near Helena, Montana. This film immediately became “Carpology,” as Brian revealed his extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for these giant, heat loving, bottom dwelling, big-bellied fish. With topwater action, hard fights, explosive runs, breathtaking scenery and excellent angling, Carpology-PART ONE will leave you waiting anxiously for PART TWO! Thanks to Kimmel and Allen. Enjoy! Adipose Boatworks - http://www.adiposeboatworks.com Brian Kimmel Fly Fishing - http://www.briankimmelflyfishing.com Big thanks to Mike Ward for showing up with a second boat making it easy to keep up with Brian and Tracy for the boat to boat shots. Special thanks to these companies in our small industry who help make this type of work a reality. Please support them at your local fly shop. Orvis - http://www.orvis.com/fly-fishing Winston Fly Rods - http://www.winstonrods.com Echo Fly Rods - http://www.echoflyfishing.com Airflo Fly Lines - http://airflousa.com Scientific Anglers - http://www.scientificanglers.com Eddie Bauer - http://blog.eddiebauer.com Korkers - http://www.korkers.com Patagonia - http://www.patagonia.com/us/fly-fishing Thanks for all the support from all my YouTube subscribers! *Camera Information* - Aerial solutions by Quadrocopter. http://www.Quadrocopter.com -Copters powers by Venom - http://www.venompower.com - High quality aerial filter and adapters solutions here - Snake River Prototyping - http://www.SnakeRiverPrototyping.com - GoPro 4 Black Edition - Sony RX-100 - Panasonic Ag-160a
Pure New Zealand
Issue #40 brings Catch viewers back to one of my most favorite places on earth, New Zealand. This time I flew to the South Island’s Cedar Lodge to film its owner Chris Daughters on his favorite South Island rivers. The lodge is located on the Makarora River, just about an hour’s drive north of the adventurist town of Wanaka. New Zealand is particularly special to me, as I first traveled to the country nearly 15 years ago in search of the hidden streams and huge trout known to live there. Then, my wife and I brought only a small camera, backpacks, a tent and fly rods. This time, I returned alone with my camera gear, multi-rotor aerial equipment, an outlandish number of batteries and one rod (packed with a glimmer of hope that I’d have a minute to fish instead of film.) My purpose was to capture a day in the life of Cedar Lodge’s owner Chris Daughters, a U.S. citizen who resides in New Zealand part-time with his wife and two young children. Thanks to the phenomenal helicopter pilot, Dion Matheson, we flew over rocky peaks and into broad river valleys. We landed in remote and trout-packed pools, within reach of giant feeding rainbows and browns. Thanks to Chris, his wife Shauna, pilot Dion and the folks at Cedar Lodge for getting me and my camera to the hot spots. New Zealand has been, and remains to be, my favorite fly fishing destination on Earth. It’s also my favorite place to film, of course! Sit back, relax…take notes if you must….and enjoy the special double-feature length film “Pure New Zealand.” More info about Cedar Lodge here - http://www.cedarlodge.net Special thanks to these companies in our small industry who help make this type of work a reality. Please support them at your local fly shop. Orvis - http://www.orvis.com/fly-fishing Winston Fly Rods - http://www.winstonrods.com Echo Fly Rods - http://www.echoflyfishing.com Airflo Fly Lines - http://airflousa.com Scientific Anglers - http://www.scientificanglers.com Eddie Bauer - http://blog.eddiebauer.com Korkers - http://www.korkers.com Patagonia - http://www.patagonia.com/us/fly-fishing Thanks for all the support from all my YouTube subscribers! *Camera Information* - Aerial solutions by Quadrocopter. http://www.Quadrocopter.com - High quality aerial filter and adapters solutions here - Snake River Prototyping - http://www.SnakeRiverPrototyping.com - GoPro 3 Black Edition - http://www.GoPro.com - Sony RX-100 - Panasonic Ag-160a
Fly Fishing England - Buckingham Trout
When I was invited by Tim Rajeff, of Rajeff Sports, to film on England’s River Esk and the historic chalk stream, River Avon, I could not resist. This is the birthplace of dry fly fishing, an area of rich traditions and history, from the sword to the modern fly rod. On this trip, I met up with Tim's colleagues from Airflo, spey casters Richard Wothers and Gareth Jones. Fishing in the shadow of castles and in brilliant green pastures, these anglers stalk and catch grayling, rainbow and brown trout, all feasting on mayflies. This film highlights the history and sacred rules of England’s famous dry fly fishing heritage. Thanks to Airflo, Patagonia and Rajeff Sports for making this film happen. It was, for me, a religious experience and one I'll never forget. -------- Pulled from the Catch Magazine Vault - Shot and edited December 2012 for Catch Magazine. Camera and Edit by Todd Moen. Special thanks to friends Gareth Jones http://www.AirFloFishing.com and Tim Rajeff http://www.RajeffSports.com Thanks for all the support from all my YouTube subscribers! Click Here To Subscribe ►http://goo.gl/9Z5dTu Thanks to Patagonia for all the support with my work with fish and anglers from around the world. http://www.Patagonia.com *Camera Information* - Panasonic Ag-160a
Reflect - Women in Fly Fishing
This T-Motion video is from Catch Magazine's 36th Issue, August/ September 2014, and it was filmed on a little-known mountain stream, hidden deep within Montana's backcountry. It documents a fisherwoman's solo adventure and the freedom of that particular day on the river. Reflect is the classic experience that most anglers have when they get out on the water alone, with fly rod and fish and nature in its solitude. A magic window of time and space opens up for pure reflection. Enjoy! Special thanks to the companies that have supported my work for so many years. Patagonia - http://www.patagonia.com/us/fly-fishing Orvis - http://www.orvis.com/fly-fishing Eddie Bauer - http://blog.eddiebauer.com Columbia Sportswear - http://www.columbia.com/activity-fishing Winston Fly Rods - http://www.winstonrods.com Echo Fly Rods - http://www.echoflyfishing.com Airflo Fly Lines - http://airflousa.com Scientific Anglers - http://www.scientificanglers.com Korkers - http://www.korkers.com William Joseph - http://www.williamjoseph.net Thanks for all the support from all my YouTube subscribers! *Camera Information* - Aerial solutions by Quadrocopter. http://www.Quadrocopter.com - High quality aerial filter and adapters solutions here - Snake River Prototyping - http://www.SnakeRiverPrototyping.com - GoPro 3 Black Edition - http://www.GoPro.com - Sony RX-100 - Panasonic Ag-160a
At roughly 2 million acres, the Spatsizi Wilderness in northern British Columbia, is the home waters for the Collingwood Family of Spatsizi Wilderness Lodge. This film documents Ray Collingwood's vision, beginning in the late 60's, to operate a world-class rainbow trout fly-fishing lodge with his family. With stunning aerial footage of the Eaglenest Range and Firesteel River Valley, including birds-eye views from Ray Collingwood's multiple float planes, Todd Moen highlights the essence of family in this fly-fishing heaven. This rare and epic day with father-daughter duo, Ray Collingwood and Carrie Collingwood, in a world-class rainbow trout fishery will capture the heart of every angler. There is no doubt about it, the Collingwood Family has it figured out right. Thanks for all the support from all my YouTube subscribers! All new viewers please subscribe to be updated with new work! Camera and Edit by Todd Moen. Special thanks to friends Carrie Collingwood, Ray Collingwood and Billy Labonte. www.Spatsizi.com Thanks to Patagonia for being a huge supporter of my work for over 3 years. http://www.Patagonia.com *Camera Information* - Aerial solutions by Quadrocopter. http://www.Quadrocopter.com - High quality aerial filter and adapters solutions here - Snake River Prototyping - http://www.SnakeRiverPrototyping.com - GoPro 3 Black Edition - http://www.GoPro.com - Sony RX-100 - Panasonic Ag-160a Spatsizi is included on the Season 6 DVD available at the Catch Magazine store here.. http://www.CatchMagStore.com
Strobel Lake - Argentina Fly Fishing
Stroble - Camera & Edit by Todd Moen For this and more go to www.CatchMagazine.net Special thanks to Katherine Hart co-owner at Rajeff Sports for making things happen in unbelievably tough conditions. http://www.RajeffSports.com A huge thanks to the Karim Jodor and the crew at Estancia Laguna Verde Lodge located in the Patagonia region of Argentina. For more info about fly fishing this amazing destination for giant rainbow trout go to http://www.estancialagunaverde.com For more entertainment like this go to the Catch Magazine Store (www.catchmagstore.com) to find season 1-5 of the best fly fishing entertainment on the planet.
Camera and Edit by Todd Moen Produced January 2013 - www.catchmagazine.net Thanks to Jakob Lund & Jeff Hickman, author Bill McMillan, Patagonia and Old Man Winter himself for making this adventure a possibility for us all. Bill McMillan - http://wildsteelheadcoalition.org/tag/bill-mcmillan/ Jakob Lund - http://www.salmonflysyndicate.com Jeff Hickman - http://www.fishtheswing.com Season #5 DVD Including Winter Run and Bonus interviews available here. http://www.catchmagstore.com/p/10/masters-series-season-5 Fishing for winter steelhead is best described by Bill McMillan, fisherman and author of "Dry Line Steelhead" describes winter as being the most difficult of seasons for searching of steelhead on the fly. The mere challenge of nature's moody elements, the cold weather as snow and rain, and the limited daylight draws only those anglers who are seeking to experience something beyond the mere fishing itself, even beyond the hooking of the magnificent fish. Winter steelhead evoke a sort of reverence because, in short, they are extremely hard to come by. All the elements surrounding the steelhead become even more epic when placed in the severity of winter. Therefore, the preparation, the adventure from sunup to sundown and the struggle of the search for this evocative strain of steelhead in winter conditions is what I tried to capture in this T-Motion Theater "Winter Run".
Camera and Edit by Todd Moen T-Motion Theater -- Walking Man Date filmed -- April 2011 Location -- Andros Island, Bahamas Andros South Lodge - http://www.deneki.com/androssouth Available on DVD at the Catch Magazine Store - http://www.catchmagstore.com For the worlds best fly fishing photography and video goto http://www.catchmagazine.net
Official selection of the 2014 Fly Fishing Film Tour. View the F3T schedule here... http://www.flyfilmtour.com/buy-tickets/ More about Spatsizi Wilderness Lodge here... http://www.spatsizi.com Special thanks to Carrie and Ray Collingwood.
Masters Series teaser
Just in time for the holidays, Catch Magazine's new fly fishing DVD Season 5 with 1.5 hours of Bonus Features will hit the shelves for sale! Get a copy while they last... http://catchmagstore.com/p/10/masters-series-season-5 Todd Moen, co-founder, producer and video editor for Catch, continues to raise the bar of fly fishing videography with his best yet production. In the new DVD, he captures exciting fishing adventures in Montana, British Columbia, the Pacific coast and many more places on film, and he tells these adventures in beautiful stories that resonate with visual and audio alacrity. The new Catch Magazine DVD Season 5, The Masters Series, is nothing short of amazing. The fishing videos are above and beyond what we have come to expect...his best yet for sure. In this DVD, Todd takes it to the next level and includes a huge bonus features section of extra footage and interviews with the anglers, exclusively available on this production. These extras give us a unique behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to catch fish and capture it on film. His anglers provide invaluable tips, as well, describing the fly fishing gear and techniques used in the adventures that bring them success. If you've ever wondered "Who is that angler?" or "How did they do that?" in any of Todd's films, now is your chance to find out! Fly fishing is the catalyst, but Todd has a unique ability to capture the entire essence of the journey of a day on the water. He gives us the sense that we are there with him, experiencing the gorgeous landscapes, the area-specific wildlife and the glory of the amazing places where wild fish live. With his dynamic camera angles, unique aerial footage and spot-on musical selections, these videos certainly keep us captivated and excited about the essence of fly fishing. They not only tell us stories, but they bring us along on Todd's angling adventures through the different seasons around the globe.
Clearly B.C. part 2 - Elk River Cutties
Camera & Edit by Todd Moen. www.ToddMoenCreative.com For this and more goto www.CatchMagazine.net. Book guide Beckie Clarke for unbelievable fly fishing experience down the Elk River. For more info goto http://www.fernieflyfishing.com The Elk River is a freestone river and is legendary in the angling world being known to many as one of the worlds most premier dry fly fisheries; you can't beat greedy cutthroat trout aiming to tease and please any angler. Filled with deep pools and buckets, under cut banks, sweet foam lines, big chunky rocks, log jams, dancing riffles, grassy banks and an array of back channels the Elk River offers a variety of angling adventure either walk and wading or drift boat fishing.
Clearly B.C. part 1 - Fly Fishing Bull Trout
Camera & Edit by Todd Moen. Captured in Fernie, British Columbia during the fall of 2011. Please contact Beckie Clarke email@example.com http://www.fernieflyfishing.com/
Twilight Drakes by Todd Moen - Upper Columbia River Fly Fishing
Sky High Salmonfly
During the last week of May, the adult salmonflies on the Deschutes River in Oregon start driving fly fishers and rainbows crazy. This video, Sky High Salmonflies, came together with weather perfect, bugs everywhere and with two angler/guides with a rare day off work. Elke Littleleaf and Jakob Lund get caught up in the frenzy. Amid great scenery and slashing strikes on dry flies, I experimented with some new camera technology. For an amazing experience during the salmonfly hatch please contact Elke and Alysia Littleleaf at Littleleaf Guide Service -- 541-615-0402 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to Jakob and Elke for a great couple of action packed days on the river. Littleleaf guide service. Come fish the lower Deschutes on "our side" Book a date now! space is limited for Salmon Fly Hatch Date filmed -- May 25, 2012 Camera and Edit by Todd Moen
One from the vault. Snookzilla. Shot from standing in a canoe in 2009. Challenging but worth the effort. Big snook in the backcountry at Playa Blanca Lodge/Casa Blanca Lodge. Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. http://www.casablancafishing.com
Backcountry Golden Dorado
Salta Province in NW Argentina is the only place on earth where you can consistently catch large freshwater dorado (Salminus maxilosus) on small, clear streams. Parque Nacional del Rey in Salta is located in the transition zone between the high altitude Andes range and the Yunga, an extension of the Amazon watershed. For more information on this destination goto www.doradolodge.com
The T-Motion Collection
The T-Motion Video Theater is the cornerstone feature in Catch Magazine. Catch Magazine is an on-line fly fishing magazine seen around the world – catchmagazine.net. Todd Moen films and edits the most creative, action packed and stunningly beautiful fly fishing videos in the world. These films are part of the Catch Magazine experience. Todd travels to amazing fly fishing destinations, like Chile, British Columbia, Mexico and many others. Then, with an artists eye, he wraps the great fishing around an interesting storyline that brings out the relationship with the angler, their environment and why we all enjoy this sport so much.
Heads or tails
Nice stream fishing! Shot in Dillon, Montana in 2010.
Circle 3 Spring Creek
An excellent promotion video for Circle 3 Spring Creek (or crick as the owner calls it), with some beautiful shots of landscapes and fishing as well as a great story about the restoration and conservation efforts put into this little pearl.
A very nice documentary style project about a mother, father and daughter growing up in the back country of British Columbia. 34 years later the mother/daughter team are still working harder than ever operating a world class Steelhead Lodge in Norhtern B.C.
T-Motion Issue #13
T-Motion Issue #13 - Catch Magazine - by Todd Moen.
Season 2 - Catch Magazine DVD
Season 2 - Catch Magazine DVD. On sale now at the Catch Magazine Store!
T-Motion Issue #9
T-Motion Issue #9 - Catch Magazine - by Todd Moen
T-Motion Issue #1 - Catch Magazine - by Todd Moen
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