On the Fly

2 films in this block (54 minutes)

On the Fly

Here fishy fishy…. We start this block with “On the Fly: The Northern Angler,” which features a pro-angler in the Lower Peninsula. “A Steelhead Quest: A Portrait of a Rivered Life” highlights a woman’s goal to fish every month of year, catching a steelhead each month. Reel yourself in, and enjoy these relaxing yet captivating fishing films.


The Films

On the Fly: The Northern Angler

  • Year 2018
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 4 min
  • Director Liam Kaiser

Fly Fishing in Northern Michigan is a great way to get outside and enjoy nature. This film follows professional angler Brain Pitser and reveals why fly fishing in Northern Michigan is so alluring.

A Steelhead Quest: Portrait of a Rivered Life

  • Year 2017
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 50 min
  • Director Sarah Menzies

Terry Myers is in search of a wild steelhead on a different river each month of the year, painting her fishing prowess in a self-effacing and amusing light. With her husband Jerry in tow, we see the challenges they face with depleting runs, while still fully enjoying every aspect of being on the river together – rain or shine, fish or no fish.