The world’s strongest and most sought-after fresh and saltwater fish on a bamboo fly rod? It sounds like the kind of thing your grandpa dreamed of 100 years ago, but for Nick Bowles of Ocean Active Fly it was a modern challenge based on history. Armed with Thomas & Thomas’s modern bamboo saltwater rods and the memory of his grandfather, he set off to attempt an unlikely grand slam. This short vid covers that slam. Full story in issue 26 of The Mission.