Two buddies grew up in the village of Walden, New York, took diverging paths, then reconnected one day and hatched a plan to make a movie. Retired businessman and full time fly-fisherman, Bruce Concors, partnered with producer/director Aaron Weisblatt to craft an insiders’ ode to anglers and the region known as the Land of Little Rivers, a network of tributaries in the Catskill Mountains known as the birthplace of American fly fishing. The documentary premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival and will be released on DVD and Streaming platforms (Amazon & Vimeo with additional to follow) starting May 19, 2020 by Cinema Libre Studio.
The beautifully shot 4k imagery, the personalities and camaraderie distinctive to the sport, and the healing power of the river, makes this film a joyous and educational diversion for the already obsessed and others who appreciate the singular pursuits of the great outdoors. Filming the tricky prey was challenging, says Weisblatt. “It was hard being in the right spot at the right time to capture the moment when an angler hooked a fish. I spent hours and hours watching, waiting and, frankly, drinking beer only to wrap that day without a single fish being caught...”
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