7 MINUTES WORTH SPARING

DROOL, lust, envy, jealousy, ambition, resolve, commitment - we felt all of these watching guide Christiaan Pretorius's cut of his 2017 Kamchatka season (including details on specific rivers like the Zhupanova and smaller tributaries like the Sedanka spring creek and the Savan). If you like trout, watch it. If you don't like trout, but like [...]

By |2018-01-27T06:39:28+00:00January 27th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

DISTRACTIONS

THIS WEEK at The Mission: We checked out this video by Aussie Fly Fisher Josh Hutchins chasing three trout species in Oz. Who knew they had Brookies? We loved The Hidden, the latest from the guys at Blue Halo. We enjoyed this clip of new ANC president (and soon to be South Africa's president) Cyril [...]

By |2018-01-19T13:47:45+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

MUDDY ON A DRY FLY WITH A BAMBOO ROD

  We caught up with Tom Lewin of Frontier Fly Fishing on a special  catch he made on the Vaal recently. THE MISSION (TM): Mr Lewin, we believe you recently made a remarkable catch? TOM LEWIN (TL): Yes, it was a huge tarpon of Costa Rica, the biggest fish I have ever... TM: Incorrect. We’re [...]

By |2018-01-19T13:33:58+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Articles|1 Comment

THREE RUNS – FLY FISHING ESCAPISM

Fresh from Stephan Gian Dombaj ('The Porn Star' from our lead profile in issue 6) and the team at Fly Fishing Nation, comes this trailer for Three Runs - Fly Fishing Escapism - their new entry into the Rise Fly Fishing Film Festival. Almost like a music video at times, this Felix Tonio Stinzing-directed look [...]

By |2018-01-09T09:20:30+00:00January 9th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

IS THIS THE ULTIMATE FLY FISHING MOUNTAIN BIKE?

  FOR Mike “Kid” Riemer, the marketing manager at Salsa Cycles, bikes are a predictable passion, but so is fly fishing the lakes and rivers of Minnesota. Bringing the two together was the next step and pimping the brand’s fabled Blackborow fat bike build was the way to do it. Mike’s goal was simple: his [...]

By |2018-03-14T06:51:52+00:00January 9th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

THE AFRICAN TIGER

Fresh from Capt Jack Productions is this trailer for 'The African Tiger' shot on location on the Mnyera and Ruhudji  rivers in Tanzania with Tourette Fishing. Home to 20lb + tigerfish, this area is wild like few other places on earth still are. The Big 5 plus plenty of other critters like crocs and hippos [...]

By |2017-12-21T12:16:30+00:00December 21st, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

THE MISSION PLAYLIST VOL. 4

RAY MONTOYA, The Perminator of Oman's remote beaches, put together The Mission Playlist Vol.4 for us. Inspired by his long road trips to permit country, we wager it will do the job for you, no matter if you're chasing striped bass or smallmouth bass, GTs or guppies. Enjoy. SEARCHIN' FOR THAT HOLY WATER MIX   [...]

By |2017-12-01T13:06:38+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Articles|0 Comments