Robson's Extreme Fishing Challenge

Robson's Extreme Fishing Challenge is a British factual entertainment show broadcast on Channel 5 and a spin-off series to Extreme Fishing with Robson Green. The show sees actor and fishing enthusiast Robson Green travel around the world to some of the greatest fishing destinations, where he challenges local masters of their craft over five rounds of competitive fishing.


Series 1Edit

Episode Location Broadcast date Featured fish
1 Brazil 9 April 2012 Bluefish, flathead mullet, gilded catfish, electric eel, payara, Cilus gilberti
2 US, Great Lakes 16 April 2012 Muskellunge, rock bass, perch, goby, largemouth bass, freshwater drum, common carp, lake sturgeon, smallmouth bass
3 Mexico 23 April 2012 Striped marlin, pufferfish, red snapper, sandperch, great northern tilefish, triggerfish, Mexican hogfish, threadfin bass, french grunt, parrotfish, black jack, bonefish, permit, bonito, sailfish
4 Canada 30 April 2012 White sturgeon, northern pike, Arctic grayling, lake trout
5 US, Texas 7 May 2012 Alligator gar, largemouth bass, shrimp, Archosargus probatocephalus, crab, black-headed gull, black drum, gafftopsail catfish, red drum, Atlantic sharpnose shark, bull shark
6 US, East Coast 14 May 2012 Bluefin tuna, humpback whale, bluefish, blue shark, lobster, spiny dogfish, cod, haddock
7 Peru 21 May 2012 Rainbow trout, red bellied piranha, pacu, sardine, catfish, piraiba, Cheilodactylidae, moray eel
8 US, Alaska 28 May 2012 Coho salmon, chum salmon, pink salmon, cutthroat trout, lingcod, Atlantic halibut, kelp greenling

Series 2Edit

Episode Location Broadcast date Featured fish
1 Tasmania 25 February 2013 Mako shark, elephant fish, gummy shark, southern black bream, brown trout, wrasse, morwong, butterfly perch, gurnard, rosy wrasse, Tasmanian red cod
2 Mozambique 4 March 2013 Yellowfin tuna, mahi-mahi, blacktip trevally, king mackerel, yellowspotted trevally, flamingo, ghost crab, vundu, electric catfish, tigerfish
3 Iceland 11 March 2013 Dab, Atlantic cod, Arctic char, wolf fish, brown trout
4 Hawaii 18 March 2013 Skipjack tuna, amberjack, Tahitian prawn, marlin, largemouth bass, rainbow wrasse
5 South Africa 25 March 2013 Smallmouth yellowfish, thornfish, stubnose, sand flathead, perch, spotted grunter, great white shark, common snook, hottentot, marlin, sailfish
6 South Australia 1 April 2013 Pink snapper, swallowtail snapper, sweep, silver trevally, King George whiting, bluefin tuna, yabby, Murray cod, Australian salmon, butterfish
7 New Zealand 8 April 2013 Blue cod, kahawai, eel, brown trout, spiny dogfish, sea perch, skate, conger eel
8 Mauritius 15 April 2013 Barracuda, largemouth bass, skipjack tuna, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, bonito

Series 3Edit

Episode Location Broadcast date Featured fish
1 Greenland 3 January 2014 Redfish, Atlantic cod, Arctic char, Greenland halibut, spider crab, Greenland shark
2 Tanzania 10 January 2014 Rainbow runner, wahoo, skipjack tuna, dolphin, ruby snapper, rusty jobfish, longhorn cowfish, yellowfin goatfish, dusky grouper, snapper, hippopotamus, African elephant, crocodile, Nile tilapia, Nile perch
3 Canada 17 January 2014 Beaver, Atlantic salmon, muskellunge, bluefin tuna, smallmouth bass, blue shark
4 UAE and Oman 20 January 2014 Yellowspotted trevally, kingfish, barracuda, giant trevally, emperor angelfish, longtail tuna, blacktip trevally, mahi-mahi, brown spotted hamour

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