It may seem like quite a challenge to document your own fishing expeditions but this hobby can actually be very interesting and very educational. A lot of fishermen love to capture their trips on camera. These fishing documentaries are great reminders of a wonderful trip, they are superb for sharing your adventure on social media sites and a fishing documentary is always superb content for any fishing related blog. When you are recording your expeditions you also might just catch that once in a lifetime shot that could trigger world fame. Creating your own fishing documentaries is a lot simpler than you might think although it might take a while before you master this skill.
Get a trail camera
If you are capturing a film in the wilderness you need a camera that is tough enough to handle the wild nature. Top rated trail cameras are a superb choice for making your own documentary films. These cameras are ultimately sturdy and you can use them to capture various scenes in your expedition.
Great for DIY selfies
One of the best benefits of using these cameras is so you can video record yourself as you reel in that big catch. Simply prop your camera against the tree and the camera will automatically start recording all motion and action that is happening.
Catch your night fishing expeditions
Night time fishing is tough to include in your documentary but can be done if you invest in an infrared night vision trail camera. You can tag your camera along on a boat ride and record any catches you get after dark.
Capture fish in action
If you are fishing in clear waters then it can be a good idea to include a few clips of fish in their natural environment. Simply prop your camera close to the lake and set some bait. Your camera will do all the rest and capture any movement that happens. You can cut out a few fish scenes and include it in your documentary.
Include a few photographs
While you are fishing you might as well grab the camera and start taking some beautiful photos of all the interesting things on your journey. Take beautiful landscape photos, photograph your dinner and get a picture of that beautiful campfire.
Make videos from your perspective
Get a carry on video and do a few recordings from your perspective. Glimpses of yourself cooking, hiking expeditions, beautiful landscape videos and short glimpses of everyday camping tasks can help create a wonderful storyline for your documentary.
Do a bit of talking
What is a documentary without a serious talk with the camera? Record yourself talking about what you did the day and explain all the best highlights. This can be a great way to integrate a storyline into your fishing documentary.
When you have all your video material and photographs, it will be time for the big edit. If you don’t have video editing skills then it might be a good idea to ask a professional videographer to lay it all out for you in a short but very sweet video along with the right subtitles, narration and soundtracks. Your video will then be ready for live streaming or simply for safekeeping as a reminder of your trips.