Hooked on Fishing

Hooked on Fishing

2000 - 2004, Fishing
The best in angling action.

Episode Guide

  • Hooked on Fishing - Esthwaite Trout (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Esthwaite Trout

    Paul Young heads to Esthwaite Lake near Windermere, where he discovers why the waters are such a popular location for trout fly-fishing.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Wild Ullswater (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Wild Ullswater

    Paul Young meets with fly-fishing expert Patrick Arnold to drift the shore for beautiful wild brown trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Trolling for Salmon and Pike (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Trolling for Salmon and Pike

    Angler Paul Young trolls lures and spinners for wild salmon at Loch Awe in Scotland; Upper Lough Erne pike in Ireland.

  • Hooked on Fishing - South American Brown Trout (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    South American Brown Trout

    Travelling to South America, Paul Young explores the crystal clear waters and fly-fishes for river brown trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Kingennie Trout (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Kingennie Trout

    Paul Young joins former Scottish National Fishing Champion Mike Forbes for a spot of trout fishing at the Kingennie fishery near Dundee.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Florida Wreck Fishing (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Florida Wreck Fishing

    Paul Young joins wreck-fishing specialist Mike Winehoffer at Key West in Florida, where they fish for grouper, snapper, shark and giant barracuda.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Bute Island Trouting (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Bute Island Trouting

    Trout fly-fishing champion Alistair McFarlane reveals effective flies and lures at Loch Fad on the island of Bute.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Calm Lough Fishing (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Calm Lough Fishing

    Paul Young starts out coarse fishing for roach at Camlough Lake in Ireland, then heads for the estuary shoreline in search of sea trout and bass.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Dever's Delight (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Dever's Delight

    Dever Springs in Hampshire is famous for its record-breaking trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Cuban Bonefish and Tarpon (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Cuban Bonefish and Tarpon

    Paul Young journeys to the tropical paradise of southern Cuba, fly-fishing the Caribbean waters for bonefish and tarpon with guide Victor Gonzales.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Paradise on River Eden (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Paradise on River Eden

    Angler Paul Young is in Cumbria at the Lowther and Emont, which feed into the River Eden; tips from fly-fishing champion Andrew Dickson.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Irish Tope Fishing (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Irish Tope Fishing

    Tope fishing at Carlingford Lough on Ireland's east coast is the order of the day for anglers Paul Young and Peyton Cunningham.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Pike on the Fly (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Pike on the Fly

    Angler Paul Young heads for the Lake District in Cumbria, where he and guide Dave Coleman aim to catch double-figure pike on Esthwaite Lake.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Florida Fishing Permit (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Florida Fishing Permit

    Paul Young fishes for lightning-fast permit, mangrove snapper and barracuda in the south Florida Keys.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Russian Salmon (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Russian Salmon

    Angler Paul Young explores Russia's Kola Peninsula, fly-fishing the majestic East Litza river for bright summer run Atlantic salmon and brown trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Landlocked Salmon (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Landlocked Salmon

    Paul heads to Southport in Lancaster to fish for landlocked salmon, trout and grayling.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Kayaking the Keys (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Kayaking the Keys

    Tarpon, bull sharks and speckled trout are found in the backcountry shallows of Florida.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Arctic Char & Trout (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Arctic Char & Trout

  • Hooked on Fishing - Totally Tarpon (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Totally Tarpon

    Tarpon fishing in the Florida Keys; techniques and tackle.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Northern Norway Trout and Salmon (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Northern Norway Trout and Salmon

    Paul heads to the Lax River in Norway, which has a world famous reputation for large Atlantic salmon.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Scottish Carp Fishing (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Scottish Carp Fishing

    Paul and his long-term fishing buddy Jim Brown check out the rising interest in coarse fishing in central Scotland.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Andes Lake Trout (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Andes Lake Trout

    Paul fishes the glacial lakes of Chile for big Patagonian brown trout and discovers the delights of the Andes mountains.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Chile Trout Fishing (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Chile Trout Fishing

    Paul Young and his guide Rex Bryngelson are in Chile for a fly fishing, rafting adventure set in the scenic gorges of the Andes.

  • Hooked on Fishing - West Coast River Magic (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    West Coast River Magic

    In pursuit of the sea run brown trout, Paul travels 8,000 miles to South America with his guide, Alberto.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Winter Still Water (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Winter Still Water

    Paul heads to Killearn House Fishery near Glasgow, which stocks rainbow trout and allows people to fish all year round.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Seychelles Offshore (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Seychelles Offshore

    Cruising around the Seychelles aboard a 47-foot catamaran, Paul Young trolls and fly fishes for tuna, sailfish and anything else that will bite.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Highland Pike Hunt (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Highland Pike Hunt

    Paul and Dominic Moore reminisce about fishing at Loch Alvie in the Badenoch and Strathspey regions.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Woggin Alaska (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Woggin Alaska

    Fisherman Paul uses a technique known as wogging to catch chum salmon in the Alagnak River in Alaska.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Seychelles Bone Fish (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Seychelles Bone Fish

    Paul realizes his ambition to catch bonefish on the fly in the beautiful, iridescent blue waters of the Indian Ocean in the Seychelles.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Rutland Trout (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Rutland Trout

    Paul fishes in the Rutland Water reservoir, the largest man-made lake in western Europe, for brown and rainbow trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Catfish Capers (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Catfish Capers

    Paul meets his match against a large European catfish along the banks of the Ebro River in Aragon, Spain.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Small Water Big Fish (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Small Water Big Fish

    Fisherman Paul Young visits Avington trout fishery in Hampshire, where they raise their own fin-perfect fish.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Why Bass (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Why Bass

    Paul tries a variety of bass fishing methods in his pursuit of America's number-one fish while on a high-speed boat in Michigan.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Norway River Trout (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Norway River Trout

    Paul fishes for wild river brown trout in the Norwegian highlands and then heads down the fast-flowing river by canoe to explore the lower waterfalls.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Hebrides Fishing (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Hebrides Fishing

    Paul visits the windswept island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Combat Fishing (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Combat Fishing

    Paul is with the locals in Alaska, which means fishing with the masses of other anglers along the muddy banks.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Hi Ho Silvers (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Hi Ho Silvers

    Paul is in remote southern Alaska where he's trying a variety of fly fishing methods to catch the silvers beginning to move up river from the sea.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Costa Rica Course Fishing (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Costa Rica Course Fishing

    Paul is in the highlands of Costa Rica to coarse fish on Lake Arenal, the country's largest inland fishing lake.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Norway Sea Angling (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Norway Sea Angling

    Paul Young does some sea angling on the west coast of Norway near the small Viking village of Bessaker.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Little Ku's Wild Rainbows (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Little Ku's Wild Rainbows

    Paul's going back to the rainbow trout's origins in Alaska, where they feed on flies and other aquatic insects.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Cape Wrath (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Cape Wrath

    Paul is fishing for trout on the lochs of Sutherland in the extreme north of the Scottish mainland, surrounded by spectacular mountains and glens.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Norway Salmon (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Norway Salmon

    Paul heads for the Grong, area of northern central Norway to the world famous River Namsen.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Chub On the Fly (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Chub On the Fly

    Paul heads for the south of England for a spot of course fishing on the river Rother.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Canadian Steelheads (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Canadian Steelheads

    Paul is in Ontario, Canada to fish Lake Erie for Steelhead trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Grimistar Grilles (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Grimistar Grilles

    Paul takes the ferry to Lewis in the Outer Hebrides to fly fish for summer salmon on the famous Grimistar River.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Rumble in the Jungle (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Rumble in the Jungle

    Paul travels to the world famous angling destination of Costa Rica.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Canadian Trout (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Canadian Trout

    Paul Young and guide Kensey Cuthbert descend in the early morning on the waters of Vancouver Island's Cowichan River to fish for wild brown trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Mazatlan Inshore (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Mazatlan Inshore

    Paul Young explores the angling potential of inshore fishing in Mazatlan, Mexico, by trolling for red and black snapper.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Golden Valley (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Golden Valley

    Paul Young enters a coarse angling competition at one of the UK's premier coarse fishing venues, the Golden Valley fishery.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Faroes Summer Fishing (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Faroes Summer Fishing

    Paul Young joins the crew of the Heidrikur as it heads out to sea to fish for cod, catfish, haddock, whiting and flat fish.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Ireland Trout Lakes (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Ireland Trout Lakes

    Paul Young fishes for Irish brown trout in the Black Water River in County Meeth, and then in Lough Moher in County Mayo.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Northern Scottish Pike (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Northern Scottish Pike

    Paul Young visits the beautiful tree-lined river Ness in Invernesshire to fly fish for Atlantic salmon in August.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Canadian Butts & Silvers (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Canadian Butts & Silvers

    Paul Young travels with local skipper Wayne Dealey to the waters around Vancouver Island, Canada, in search of halibut.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Wellan in the Pike (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Wellan in the Pike

    Paul Young heads for the shores of Lough Furnace in County Mayo, Ireland, where he teams up with fish scientist and fanatical angler Dr. Ken Wellan.

  • Hooked on Fishing - New Orleans Offshore (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    New Orleans Offshore

    Paul Young heads for New Orleans, where he joins Richard Hussar to fish in the Gulf of Mexico, where oil and gas rigs attract a host of fish.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Canadian Kings (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Canadian Kings

    Paul Young goes drift boat fishing with local guide Kensey Cuthbert on the Nitinat River off Canada's Vancouver Island.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Glendevon Trout (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Glendevon Trout

    Paul Young returns to his native Scotland and joins Richard Philip to fish for wild brown trout and rainbows in the Glendevon Valley.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Mississippi Wetlands (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Mississippi Wetlands

    Speckled trout; catfish; flounder.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Russian Yokanga (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Russian Yokanga

    Paul travels to the Kola Peninsula in northern Russia to fish the mighty and remote Yokanga River for Atlantic salmon.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Mexico Offshore (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Mexico Offshore

    Extreme fly-fishing on Mexico's Pacific coast.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Patagonian Paradise (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Patagonian Paradise

    Paul travels to Patagonia, South America, to try the local method of brown trout fishing using live grasshoppers as bait.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Loch Lomond and Tay (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Loch Lomond and Tay

    Paul returns to more local shores when he travels to Lake Lomond and the River Tay in Scotland for some salmon, trout, pike and perch fishing.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Golden Dorado (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Golden Dorado

    Paul journeys to northern Argentina in search of the freshwater dorado, a fish that is difficult to catch due to its extreme shyness.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Back Country Florida (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Back Country Florida

    Fisherman Paul Young goes sub-tropical fishing in the Florida Keys in search of the lightning-fast bonefish.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Latin Sea Trout Lovers (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Latin Sea Trout Lovers

    Paul is in Tierra del Fuego on the southern tip of Argentina to fish for world-class sea trout in challenging winds.

  • Hooked on Fishing - A Fly for Sockeye (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    A Fly for Sockeye

    Paul catches a flight to the remote Great River Lakes, where the sockeye salmon have spectacular fighting credentials.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Itchen for Trout (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Itchen for Trout

    Paul is in search of brown trout and grayling.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Rainbows End (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Rainbows End

    Paul's in Alaska to drift fish for wild Kenai River rainbow trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Louisiana Wetlands (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Louisiana Wetlands

    Phil Robichaux is Paul Young's guide to the network of waterways that make up the Louisiana Wetlands in the Mississippi Delta.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Seven Mile Tarpon (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Seven Mile Tarpon

    Paul's in the Florida Keys for a spot of Tarpon fishing.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Irish Pike on the Fly (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Irish Pike on the Fly

    Paul meets with a pike fly fisher who has spent years perfecting the art and designing effective flies.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Just for the Halibut (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Just for the Halibut

    Paul is back in Alaska, this time sea angling for halibut.

  • Hooked on Fishing - The Upper Ouse (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Upper Ouse

    Paul Young embarks on a quest for the elusive barbel in the upper stretches of the River Great Ouse in Bedfordshire.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Pacific Kings (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Pacific Kings

    Paul Young, upon his arrival to Alaska, discovers that an angler has just landed a 65-pound king salmon.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Blue Water Offshore (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Blue Water Offshore

    Paul Young searches the Florida Keys for the dorado, a highly prized sporting fish.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Scottish Enterprise (Episode 116)
    Episode 116:

    Scottish Enterprise

    Paul fishes man-made waters ranging from a home-made loch in Ayrshire to Glasgow's 200-year-old Forth & Clyde Canal.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Chile Salmon Fishing (Episode 95)
    Episode 95:

    Chile Salmon Fishing

  • Hooked on Fishing - Seychelles Bone Fishing (Episode 90)
    Episode 90:

    Seychelles Bone Fishing

  • Hooked on Fishing - English Trout And Grayling (Episode 84)
    Episode 84:

    English Trout And Grayling

    Paul Young crosses the border into England to fish the magnificent chalk streams for trout and grayling.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Inshore Fishing (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Inshore Fishing

  • Hooked on Fishing - Shore Fishing (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Shore Fishing

  • Hooked on Fishing - Course Fishing (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Course Fishing

  • Hooked on Fishing - Rainbow Trout (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Rainbow Trout

  • Hooked on Fishing - Deep Sea Fishing (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    Deep Sea Fishing

  • Hooked on Fishing - Sea Trout (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    Sea Trout

  • Hooked on Fishing - Brown Trout (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    Brown Trout

  • Hooked on Fishing - Salmon (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:


  • Hooked on Fishing - Decisions (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:


  • Hooked on Fishing - Minnows to Monsters (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    Minnows to Monsters

  • Hooked on Fishing - Pategonian Paradise (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Pategonian Paradise

  • Hooked on Fishing - Bann Fishing (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Bann Fishing

  • Hooked on Fishing - State of Sunshine (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    State of Sunshine

  • Hooked on Fishing - Scotish Enterprise (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Scotish Enterprise

  • Hooked on Fishing - The Final Frontier (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

    The Final Frontier

  • Hooked on Fishing - Clew Bay Sea Angling (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Clew Bay Sea Angling

    Paul Young joins up with Mary Hughes, Ireland's only female charter skipper.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Grimsta Grilles (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Grimsta Grilles

    Paul takes the ferry to the western Isles, to Lewis in the Outer Hebrides to fly-fish for summer salmon.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Mauritius (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:


    Expert fisherman Paul Young heads for the exotic island of Mauritius, where he shows just who's boss when it comes to first-class fishing.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Still Water Trout Fishing (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    Still Water Trout Fishing

    Paul Young looks at the growing popularity in Scotland of stillwater trout fishing.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Ferox Trout (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Ferox Trout

    Paul Young fishes for the predatory ferox trout that can grow to over 20 pounds in some Scottish lochs.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Island Sea Trout (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Island Sea Trout

    Paul Young heads for the islands of Harris and North Ulst in search of island sea trout.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Scottish Salmon (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    Scottish Salmon

    Paul Young fishes the North Esk River at the Morphy dyke and then at the lower beats of the Spey River.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Nova Scotia (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Nova Scotia

    Paul Young travels the Margale River from Glasgow to New Glasgow in Nova Scotia to fish for Atlantic salmon.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Iceland (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:


    Paul travels to Southern Iceland to fish the Ranga River.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Alaskan Salmon Run (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Alaskan Salmon Run

    Paul Young visits the Alagnak River in Alaska in time to witness the huge runs of the sockeye salmon entering the river in their millions.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Warm Salmon in Chile

    Warm Salmon in Chile

    Paul goes fishing in the turbulent snow-melt rivers in southern Chile for heavyweight Pacific salmon.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Shallow Water Sharks

    Shallow Water Sharks

    Paul has up close and personal encounters with all three shallow water shark species in Florida.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Russian Bombers

    Russian Bombers

    Paul heads for the Kharlovka River for some dry fly fishing for Atlantic salmon, a style where artificial flies or lures are fished strictly below the surface.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Florida Offshore

    Florida Offshore

    Paul heads offshore for some blue-water sports action, fishing out from world famous Islamorada in the Florida Keys.

  • Hooked on Fishing - How About It?

    How About It?

    Paul Young and his skipper Jon Barry search for the yellow-tail snappers and razor-toothed barracuda.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Piranha Pursuits

    Piranha Pursuits

    Paul and Dickie Miles travel to the Corrientes region of Argentina, where temperatures soar, to catch piranha and catfish.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Bread Dreams in Ireland

    Bread Dreams in Ireland

    Paul visits Belle Isle in Ireland to fish the prolific Lake Erne for big bream, hybrids and roach.

  • Hooked on Fishing - Belly-Boating for Trout

    Belly-Boating for Trout

    Paul and Mark Morrison fish for brown trout in a different way at the Swanswater Fishery in Stirlingshire.

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    Hooked on Fishing