The Atlantic Salmon is among the world’s most highly prized gamefish. Often referred to as ‘the fish of 10,000 casts’, the patience & perseverance that is required for Atlantic Salmon fishing is truly tested when Kathryn has one last day on the water before her license expires – & she wants to catch a big one!
The Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) is, & has for centuries been, among the world’s most highly prized gamefish. Pursuit with rod & reel of this fish dates back to at least the 15th century. The Leaper’s greatest appeal? The reel screaming action, of course! So many acrobatic Salmon have just made the swim 7 miles from the ocean up the river. The tawny water & stunning palette of fall foliage mark the coming of Autumn in the Maritimes – the ideal setting for Kathryn to enjoy the week on the historic Margaree River, armed with hot cocoa, fresh lobster & one lucky White Muddler! This trip proves that for both man & animal, life is all about the journey. Kathryn & the Atlantic Salmon are en route to their home waters – Kathryn is heading back to her “home river” while the fish are returning from Greenland to their natal river in search of spawning grounds. Often referred to as ‘the fish of ten thousand casts’, the patience & perseverance that is required for Atlantic Salmon fishing is truly tested when Kathryn has one last day on the water before her license expires – & she wants to catch a big one!
ABOUT THE SERIES:
Because fishing is about the journey…
Brave the waters and travel with Kathryn to some of the world’s most remote and exotic destinations in her quest to conquer the top game fish. With What A Catch!, Kathryn pushes the limits of the great outdoors and her personal physical endurance to capture the essence of a true adventure. See Kathryn as she tackles unparalleled challenging elements and extreme wilderness conditions to bring viewers closer to the thrill of the catch.
What A Catch!represents a slice of Kathryn’s own life. From Iceland to the Bahamas, the show takes the viewer on a breathtaking journey to remote countries to explore the prized game fish and the extraordinary surroundings that include panoramic views, and a look into diverse foreign cultures and foods. An encounter with sharks, bouncing a Bass Popper off a Cayman’s head, standing chest deep in Piranha and snake-filled waters… these are just a few of the blood rushing and exciting experiences that Kathryn shares with viewers.
Each episode is filmed in high definition using as many as three HD cameras to capture the majesty of these unchartered waters and vistas. What A Catch!is filmed in exotic locations. Focus on landing a different species of game fish per episode.