A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

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A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by Tengisgol » Sat Jan 10, 2015 8:08 am

I always enjoyed these, whilst not 'traditional' as such, these two characters had a lovely way of poking fun at convention and it was a special time in my life when they were appearing as a TV series shown here in the UK. I tried and failed to get the DVD sent over but...

...have discovered that most of them are now uploaded on YouTube (the second is very funny as they fish at Bibury and then Altnaharra).



https://youtu.be/JoRavun0nQg
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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by MGs » Sat Jan 10, 2015 9:08 am

Great couple of series. The first series was shown on BBC 2 many years back. The second series didn't seem to come here. I have both on VHS (I had the second series sent over from Australia - luckily they have the same PAL system as us). I too have tried to get both series on DVD without success.

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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by Champ » Sat Jan 10, 2015 11:16 am

I remember this too!.Very enjoyable.

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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by Deaf Cat » Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:37 pm

DVDs are available direct from ABC for about £25 including postage to UK

https://shop.abc.net.au/products/a-rive ... and-2-2dvd

These are "fishing" programs you can watch with SWMBO - really gentle travel programs with fish.

Update: I should point out that they are Region 4 - so you need a clever DVD player or Windows PC
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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by TemeLAD » Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:26 pm

Very enjoyable thanks for the link :Hat:
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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by Tengisgol » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:41 pm

Just been enjoying these again, one of my favourite fishing programmes.

https://youtu.be/JoRavun0nQg
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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by Jeremy Croxall » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:33 am

Fantastic, reminds me of an enjoyable fly fishing trip on Vancouver Island, although we "hiked" with a Winnebago, camp fires every evening and fish for supper or steak from the on board freezer if we had a bad day, which of course we didn't. Wonderful memories.......

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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by Firebird » Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:21 am

That's a good fishing programme. I hadn't heard of it. Dry wit and wild scenery, a little poignant. That it was made 21 years ago makes one feel rather nostalgic, especially as there is nowhere that wild in the UK anymore.

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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by Old Man River » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:01 pm

Lovely video, I once was lucky enough to explore an Aussie trout stream very similar to the one in the film, brought back vivid memories.

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Re: A River Somewhere - Australian fishing programme

Post by Rutilus » Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:37 am

I was totally unaware of these. Watched most now and found them very enjoyable. Terrific locations and typical Aussie wit.

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