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Fishing Film Friday – Mending the Line

Here’s an emotion filled fishing story to kick off the weekend.

Mending the Line is the extraordinary story of Frank Moore, a 90-year old WWII veteran and fly-fishing legend, returning to Normandy with his wife of 70 years to fish the rivers he saw as a soldier, in World War II.

Tough as nails, gentle as a poet, and determined as a badger, 90 year-old Frank Moore loves to fish. A World War II veteran, in 1944 he landed along with some 150,000 other troops on the beaches of Normandy, France for the D-Day allied invasion. Despite the cacophony of war around him, the young avid fly fisherman couldn’t help but notice the productive fisheries on the rivers he and his fellow troops crossed as they made their way into occupied France.

This is just the trailer, but I highly recommend that you either rent or buy it through Vimeo.

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