Angler’s Journal for 10/05/2008

October 10, 2008

Copyright 2008, Used by permission

By John W. Corrigan

Fishing may not be the last resort for Bethel, Maine, but it is emerging as an important element of a diverse economy.

A two-fly contest and drift-boat championship described here last week were just the latest events in a long-running effort to capitalize on a newly spruced up river flowing through some of the most beautiful country in the East. The sponsor was the Upper Andro Anglers Alliance, a coalition of local fishermen and businesses. Read more

Fly-Fishing Film “The One” Now Available On DVD

April 29, 2008

“The One” A Gray Ghost Productions productionAfter a standing room only premiere of “The One” at The Bethel Inn this February, the film is now available on DVD. Sun Valley Sports in Bethel, Aardvark Outfitters in Farmington and the Maine Guide Fly Shop in Greenville are all retailing “The One”. It is available for sale on line by following this link.

Raised in the western mountains of Maine on the banks of the Androscoggin River and the village of Bethel, Carter Davidson is an avid fly fisherman, a producer of outdoor adventure television programs, documentaries and most recently executive producer of Gray Ghost Productions fly fishing film titled “The One.” Beginning in 2000, Carter first got his start with Maine PBS, producing and editing a long list of Emmy nominated magazine series and documentaries. Later, he traveled across the globe to locations such as New Zealand, France, Argentina, Chile, and British Columbia to film all sorts of outdoor adventures from extreme skiing, whitewater rafting and kayaking, skydiving, mountain biking and of course fly fishing. In 2007 Carter founded the video production company Gray Ghost Productions and began his search to film and capture the essence of fly fishing. Read more