About Tudor Caradoc-Davies

Tudor is the editor of The Mission Fly Fishing Magazine. A former staffer on GQ, Best Life and Men's Health magazines, he writes for a wide range of magazines. He also works on books, from ghostwriting memoirs to writing and editing best-selling cookbooks.

BEHIND THE SCENES: ATLANTICUS

NOW THAT THE DUST has settled on the Fly Fishing Film Tour, you'd imagine we would be able to focus on getting shit done. We can't. And for that we blame the tours films. The worst (or the best) of the lot when it comes to distracted daydreaming was Atlanticus. From the "baby" poons smashing [...]

By |2018-07-04T16:12:28+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

STEP-BY-STEP – THE “KLEIN ROOI JAKKALS”

If you are a purist and if the idea of a squirmy worm offends you, then look away now because this four-legged squirmy monstrosity will violate your sensibilities in every possible way. Problem is, in the tricky surf wash of the South African West Coast and on Namibian shores, it's proven to be a damn [...]

By |2018-07-04T07:44:28+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

THE MISSION PLAYLIST VOL. 8

OUR MIX for Issue 10 is "Dre's Eclectic Sleigh Ride" from Andre van Wyk (aka @nepptuna) a regular contributor to the mag. Check out his story on smallmouth bass in Issue 1 and "Low-Riding Avocado Salma Hayek" in Issue 5. It is just that, eclectic, so expect anything from JJ Cale, to SOJA, The Traveling [...]

By |2018-07-02T08:02:38+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

EPIC WINNERS

LET'S LAUNCH INTO THE WEEKEND with a few green monster vibes. Two of The Mission's readers have won themselves a one-of-a-kind Swift Epic Fibreglass Rod. Was it you? In issue 5, we featured Da Riddim Stick, a unique dry fly wizard wand in Rasta racing stripes based on Swift Epic's nude 480 4-weight blank. From [...]

By |2018-06-15T13:26:38+00:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

DISTRACTIONS

THIS WEEK at The Mission: We interviewed Oliver White for the next issue and had a great chat about fishing (duh), plastic (obvs), Arapaima (fokken huge), Lesotho, Sudan, Wall Street, North Carolina, his family, his dog Bono, his Ford Bronco and more. On the subject of Ford Broncos, we drooled over this Fearless Ford Bronco. [...]

By |2018-05-25T13:11:59+00:00May 25th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

ORVIS HELIOS 3

The latest brand videos from Orvis, focused specifically on the Helios 3, one of the big winners at last year's ICAST/IFTD. Want more? Check out their trick shot video HERE. The Helios 3 and other Orvis rods are available in South Africa from Mavungana Flyfishing.      

By |2018-03-21T12:39:40+00:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

JURASSIC

For a destination where every fish appears to be a trophy (even if the relative 'slinny' water of the Barrancoso river),  check out this neat little highlights clip of Jurassic Lake (aka Lake Strobel in Argentina) from Mavungana Flyfishing. Keep an eye out for an upcoming Jurassic Lake story in issue 9 (May/June).    

By |2018-03-21T12:31:35+00:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

THE MISSION PLAYLIST VOL.6

THERE ARE A FEW THINGS WE LIKE  about the sound of Austin, Texas. For one, Jako Lucas, aka Capt. Jack, aka Lego-stepper extraordinaire just moved there (read more about him in issue 2). Secondly, they just signed Christiaan Pretorius, another top South African guide, as an ambassador (he featured a High 5s here). Last, but [...]

By |2018-03-16T13:48:23+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments