This October, Discovery Real Time kick starts its angling season with a stunning new series hosted by fishing legend John Wilson.
John Wilson’s Dream Fishing tackles some of the most demanding species, ranging from giant common skate and powerful conger eels, to blue sharks and even the legendary
John’s journey casts off by wondering the upper reaches of Hampshire’s delightful and sparklingly clear River Test for her ladyship the grayling, accounting for several beautiful specimens over 2lbs. From Hampshire to Scotland, as John is joined by his daughter Lisa when they visit the saltwater lochs of the northern highlands to bring giant common skate to the surface, with Lisa reeling in a winner weighing 190lbs – heavier than herself! John also proves that saltwater fishing can still be enjoyed, when gale force conditions prevent a trip out to sea, and he travels 20 miles inland to the beautiful Loch Etive for a selection of smaller species including, spur dogfish and thornback rays.
Journeying further south to the upper reaches of the River Thames, John visits Lechlade Trout Fisheries famed for its monster brown and rainbow trout. Then it’s onto the River Waveney, bordering
John leaves the British Isles behind as he crosses the Atlantic to Montauk Point, Long Island in
John’s angling extravaganza also sees him head as far as Thailand, where he fishes with his brother David in Palm Tree Lagoon, near Hua Hin, for the legendary Mekong catfish, giant arapaima, alligator garfish and pacu. Other locations and species featured in the new series include; offshore from
John Wilson’s Dream Fishing, premiering on Discovery Real Time, October 27th at 9pm, combines an impressive variety of fish species, with a diverse range of unique angling locations around the world and top tips and techniques from the