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.

THE MISSION PLAYLIST: VOL. 03

Brandt Botes, contributing illustrator to The Mission (check his work in issue 2) has put together the 'There and Back' mix for The Mission's Vol. 3 Playlist. Start fast, end slow, try not to kill any hobbits. Exactly right for a weekend spent fly fishing. Expect Faith No More, Black Sabbath, Black Keys, Alabama Shakes, [...]

By |2017-09-18T16:18:53+00:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

D I S T R A C T I O N S

RECENTLY at The Mission... We got stuck into the incredible music of Jeffery Foucault (click on the video above). We hankered after a pair of Howler Bros Waterman’s Workshorts. Quick-drying and made from four-way rip stop material, they're perfect for the estuaries or a summer's day spent wet wading and chasing trout up a kloof. [...]

By |2017-09-18T16:13:10+00:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

Author Interview: Chris Dombrowski

In Body of Water: A Sage, a Seeker and the World's Most Elusive Fish, Chris Dombrowski, a trout fishing poet from Montana, writes about a legendary Bahamian guide David Pinder and his lifelong quarry, bonefish, the ghost of the flats. The Mission caught up with Dombrowski to chat about the book, his writing process, guiding [...]

By |2017-09-05T15:56:55+00:00September 5th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

ARNO MATTHEE’S GO-TO GEAR

IN ORDER TO TACKLE 200lb tarpon in Congo and Gabon, Arno Matthee of The Guides Company does not mess around. Here’s his selection of go-to gear. For more on his story (from earning his nickname "The Milkman" to his role in opening up the largemouth yellow scene and more), check out his cover story in [...]

By |2017-08-02T09:03:10+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

DISTRACTIONS

THIS WEEK at The Mission: We took a meander down the Avon river with South African turned Londoner Chris Clemes of Chris Clemes split-cane fly rods (available at Farlows of London) and the talented Chalkstream Fly crew. Watch the video here. Bob Clouser, Lefty Kreh and The Mission - legends in their own time. [...]

By |2017-07-21T13:00:06+00:00July 21st, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

CRABS OF GLORY

STEALING FLIES is an art. It helps if you've had experience as a card shark or street hustler, using misdirection and slight of hand to perform the three-card Monte over the fly boxes of unsuspecting marks. Right now, the El Dorado of fly boxes is sitting in Gordon van der Spuy's possession. Your mission, should [...]

By |2017-06-29T08:14:46+00:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments