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Angling DVD

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by rich p, 19 Sep 2007.

  1. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    Location:
    Brighton
    Some years ago there was a really nice BBC series with 2 blokes fishing in a different place each week. I'd like to get hold of a DVD if there is one but I can't remember the title or their names. Anyone remember?
     
  2. cisamcgu

    cisamcgu Veteran

    Location:
    Merseyside-ish
    A River Somewhere

    http://shop.abc.net.au/browse/product.asp?productid=732772

    It is an Australian programme, but I think that they have the same DVD type that we do.

    I thought it was marvellous too ;)



    Andrew
     
  3. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Was it called Fly Fishing, by J.R. Hartley?
     
  4. cisamcgu

    cisamcgu Veteran

    Location:
    Merseyside-ish
    Region code Area
    0 Informal term meaning "playable in all regions"
    1 Bermuda, Canada, United States and U.S. territories
    2 The Middle East, Western Europe, Central Europe, Egypt, French overseas territories, Greenland, Japan, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland
    3 Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan
    4 Australasia, Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico, Oceania, South America
    5 The rest of Africa, Former Soviet Union, the Indian subcontinent, Mongolia, North Korea
    6 Mainland China
    7 Reserved for future use (found in use on protected screener copies of MPAA-related DVDs, and "media-copies" of pre-releases in Asia)
    8 International venues such as aircraft, cruise ships, etc.


    OK - Maybe I am wrong - the site says it is Region 4 DVD, so you would need a multi-region DVD player

    Andrew
     
  5. redfox

    redfox New Member

    Location:
    Bourne End, UK
    I seem to remember that (they got to a swim by jumping in the lake from the top of a tree one week). I think involved Chris Yates (the carp specialist) but I am not sure.

    Googled him, but only found this book, no video or dvd.

    I feel really old all of a sudden. I haven't been fishing since I was a kid and this brought it all back!
     
  6. redfox

    redfox New Member

    Location:
    Bourne End, UK
  7. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    That was a great series, great locations, good gentle banter, tall tales and a great incidental music/soundtrack that has is permanently lodged in my mental juke-box...still, there's always a river somewhere...[cue acoustic guitar]
     
  8. Chris B

    Chris B New Member

    If you like that you'd like Waterlog magazine, to which Chris Yates et al contribute.
     
  9. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    Location:
    Brighton
    That's it, Redfox. Thanks.

    It's a great series.
     
  10. redfox

    redfox New Member

    Location:
    Bourne End, UK
    It was, I recall watching it long after I had stopped fishing, but still enjoyed it.

    I think it was their enthusiasm and dedication that made it so enjoyable.
     
  11. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Location:
    O' slO'
    Could have been Rex Hunt (no, not rhyming slang).
    For someone's who's not interested in fishing at all (apart from eating them) I thought it was a very enjoyable programme.
     
  12. Speck

    Speck Oldest Teenager In Town

    Location:
    Nr Bath
  13. col

    col Veteran


    Thats my fave too,i try to catch it on discovery at eleven,hasnt been on this week though.
     
  14. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Location:
    Colne, Lancs
    I know a French polisher with a copy of that. He does hats too.
     
  15. tomb1960

    tomb1960 New Member

    Location:
    Birmingham
    It was brilliant, I think Bernard Cribbings did the voiceover!