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RISE Fly Fishing Film Festival 2017

Be inspired this spring as RISE Fly Fishing Film Festival, the world's most extensive fishing film festival, hits theatres on the Australian leg of its 2017 worldwide tour. The film tour serves as a stage for the best Australian and Kiwi filmmakers in the industry to premiere their latest offerings, allowing the fishing community to share their passion for the sport by attending film screenings across the country.

In its 13th year, RISE is on a mission to celebrate the diverse world of fly fishing, to connect anglers through shared experience, and to create public awareness of fly fishing's new dynamic emergence. It's the biggest kick-off to the fishing season there is!

Feature movies
  • " Pure Fly NZ" :  Featuring Jeff Forsee & Ronan Creane as they explore the myriad of fly fishing opportunities on NZ’s West Coast.
  • "Providence": a film recounting the first trip back to Providence Atoll, Seychelles since the waters were closed to all boat access in 2010 due to the threat of pirates.
  • "Yakuita" This film chronicles an extreme adventure deep into the uncharted wilderness of Siberia, giant taimen and pike await the adventurers as well as a predatory fish species never before caught on fly in this area.
  • "Corazon": A tribute to remarkable Mexican fishing guide Sandflea, it is the story of an unlikely friendship between two anglers and the willingness of the fly fishing industry to rally around a guide in desperate need. 
  • Plus other films to be added.

For more information of the films visit the Gin Clear website to see more and trailers of all the films.


Since its inception in 2006 the Rise Fly Fishing Film Festival has played to nearly 20,000 fly fishers in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Europe. Now in this its eighth year, it proudly continues to bring cutting edge fly fishing films to fanatics throughout the Southern Hemisphere and Europe.

The film festival will present the best adventure fly fishing films of 2016 in a big screen extravaganza. After ten consecutive years, RISE has become firmly entrench as the highlight of the fly fishing offseason - don't miss fly fishing's night of nights.

New Zealand dates 2017
To see the schedule of shows, venues, times and dates in New Zealand and to book tickets visit the RISE Festival site.
Australian dates 2017
To see the schedule of shows, venues, times and dates in Australia and book tickets visit the RISE festival site
Website Check out www.gin-clear.com for all tour information, videos, photos and more.

Gin-Clear Media presents the RISE Fly Fishing Festival in association with:

  • Flylife
  • G. Loomis
  • Airflo
  • Fishing Tasmania
  • N  A Taransky Bamboo Rods
  • nzfishing.com


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