Rod and Rucksack Production Finished

Loads of great pictures! “It’s been an incredible journey producing Rod & Rucksack. Our crew have travelled around the world and filmed in the most testing environments to capture Guy Elson fighting unbelievable fish”.


“We’re extremely proud of the series and delighted with its initial sale to the Discovery Networks. We look forward to co-producing more exciting and original television content with Cinesite.” Andrew Smith Series Producer

Dan Radford, Creative Director at gass and Lead Editor on the project added “It was a huge challenge for us to write, produce, film, edit and grade a TV series of this scale and ambition. It has been a herculean task, I’m immensley proud of what we’ve achieved and thrilled its gone to discovery!”

The 5×60-minute travel and adventure series charts the journey of seasoned fisherman, Guy Elson, as he takes the trip of a lifetime to some of the world’s remotest and most beautiful places in the name of extreme fishing. Elson’s travels take him to Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Mongolia and Panama to find the very best in wildlife, people, culture and fishing. The co-production with Cinesite was filmed in HD at the end of 2011.

The series is set to broadcast across the EMEA Markets early 2013.