Badfish Awards // Best Fishing Videos of 2016

by Dylan Schmitz

Well, 2016…you were a rough one. Prince, Bowie, Harambe, and even Princess Leia. That sucked.

Fortunately, fishing videos did not.

This year we’ve seen so many amazing creators continue to push the envelope and produce some straight-up insane films.
Plenty of familiar names as well as some rising stars made the list for the 2nd annual BADFISH Viewers’ Choice Awards, that once again YOU, the viewer, voted on. So if you haven’t done so yet, head OVER HERE to vote your favorites of 2016.



And the Nominees are…

Best Freshwater:

Along the Way – Hooké
Geobass: Guyana – Motiv Films
Troutlandia – Fly Lords
Oarsman – Stellwagen Media
Kamchatka Steelhead Project – Felt Soul Media

Best Offshore:

Tidewater – Twisted Heart Productions
Exmouth Billfish Showreel – Jono Shales
Guatemala Sail | On the Fly – Chris Cambell
The Ripper – Colorblind Media
PEI 2015 – Dreamin On

Best Flats:

Cosmo – Talweg Creative
Alphonse: Heart of the Indian Ocean – Black Fly Eyes
Chanos Chanos – Capt. Jack Productions
Providence – Confluence Films
King of the Flats – Aussie Fly Fisher

Best Inshore:

Home – Stellwagen Media
Between the Lines – Lonely Osprey Productions
Day in Nicaragua – GetAway Tours
This is the Lowcountry – Ryan Griffin
Life Beyond Walls: The Inlets – Livit FIlms

Best Spearfishing:

Unhooked – Cana Outdoors
Just Add Water – Young Blood Spearfishing

Best Story:

Through the Guides – The Noble Lab
Motionless – Cold Collaborative
Xplor Project – C1 Films
Finding Fontinalis – Travis Lowe
Water is Life – Castaway Films


To browse and cast your vote, head over herecursor



Best Fishing Videos