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In 1995 Alberto decided to turn his passion for fly fishing into a career and began writing and photographing as a freelance journalist for several Italian and International fly fishing magazines.

Many times he participated as “guest star” in video series on fly fishing for international media network.

From 1996 to 2000 he was the special guest at the TV Show “Seasons”, broadcast by D+ the first European satellite channel dedicated to fishing and hunting as fly fishing expert and contributor.

He is fly tying designer for the famous American manufacturing flies Company RAINY’S FLIES, Inc.

Designer of fly fishing tools and gears for some International Companies.

 

Since 2005 he has been collaborating with DIGICAST – RCS Mediagroup SpA for the satellite television channel “Caccia e Pesca” (Hunting and Fishing) on SKY ch.235-236.

 

Since 2005 he’s Author and Director of “Pescavventura”, a travel/documentary series on fly fishing adventures around the world.

 

Since 2010 he has been working as author and editor in chief of “PescaMag”, a biweekly TV news and talk show dedicated to the world of sport and recreational fishing, with technical and scientific information, environmental reportage and current affairs.

 

Since 2011 has been working as author for the TV show “Lei pesca Lui cucina”, a first-time co-production between the two Sky TV channels “Caccia e Pesca” (235-236) and “Gambero Rosso” (411). The show is a brilliant confrontation between Marica Cicoria, a professional fisher, and Max Mariola, a renowned chef, who join forces to catch and cook fresh products of the Mediterranean Sea.

 

On 2013 Co-author for Pesca Maps a Guide Book about the best fishing locations in Italy, published by RCS Group SpA.

 

From 2012 to 2013 Supervisor and writer of Pesca Magazine a monthly magazine on salt and still water fishing that talks about travels, itineraries, fishing techniques and appealing stories about fishing worldwide. Published by RCS Group SpA.

 

Since 2010 he has been working as editorial consultant and supervisor of DIGICAST - RCS Mediagroup SpA for the satellite television channel “Pesca TV” on SKY ch.236.

 

Teaching Experiences

Alberto is fly tying “Master instructor” at the “Italian Fly Fishing School”, and on 1996 he got involved in the Mediterranean saltwater fly fishing and fly tying project specialized on Albacore/Tuna fish.

He also teaches fly fishing and fly tying to groups or single classes, among his students also a movie star like Sylvester Stallone!

2019 S.I.M. “Italian Fishing School” - first Italian Tenkara fishing instructor with Davide Muccino Zarlenga.

 

Championships

Alberto was the first Italian participant at “The World Invitational Bonefishing Championship” 1997 in the Bahamas Islands.

Winner of the ”Top Journalist Cup” at the international event of Lough Arrow 1999 Sligo (Ireland), organized by North West Ireland Tourism Office.

Champion of the “First International Bonefish Tournament“ 2001 in Cuba, Cayo Largo.

3rd place winner, Flyrod Shore STRIPED BASS category at the “Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish – 62nd Annual Derby” 2007, Massachusetts USA.

2nd place winner, Fishing Championship of France at PN Fly-fishing Reservoir category.

 

Memberships

Since 1985 Member of IGFA (International Game Fish Association) and Representative of Italy and Monaco to promote the  fishing activities as a sport and a way to educate through it.

Since 1995 Member and supporter of FFF (Federation of Fly Fishers) with workshops and programs during the Federation of Fly Fishers Festivals in USA and Italy.

Since 2017 Co-founder, charter member, advisor and fly-fishing expert of Federation of sea-fishing in Principality of MONACO (Fédération de peche en mer de Monaco www.fpmmonaco.com).

 

 

 

 

 

3rd place winner, Flyrod Shore BONITO category at the “Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish –

62nd Annual Derby” 2007, Massachusetts USA.

 

3rd place winner, Flyrod Shore BLUEFISH category at the “Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish – 63rd Annual Derby” 2008, MA - USA.

 

Since 2005 Marica has been collaborating with the satellite television channel “Caccia e Pesca” Sky 235-236 as executive producer of  “Pescavventura”, a travel/documentary series on fly fishing adventures around the world.

 

Since 2010 she has been presenting “PescaMag”, a biweekly TV news and talk show dedicated to the world of sport and recreational fishing, with technical and scientific information, environmental reportage and current affairs.

 

Since 2011 co-protagonist with chef Max Mariola of the new show “Lei pesca Lui cucina” (She fishes Lui cooks), a first-time co-production between the two Sky TV channels “Caccia e Pesca” (235-236) and “Gambero Rosso” (411). During the show Marica and Max join forces to catch and cook fresh products of the Mediterranean Sea.

 

On 2013 writer  for Pesca Maps a Guide Book about the best fishing locations in Italy, published by RCS Group SpA.

 

From 2012 to 2013 writer of Pesca Magazine a monthly magazine on salt and still water fishing that talks about travels, itineraries, fishing techniques and appealing stories about fishing worldwide. Published by La Gazzetta dello Sport - RCS Group SpA.