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.


  A few months back, Cameron Cushman won our Swift Fly Fishing Epic rod give away, which saw him receive 'The Motivational Carrot,' a pimped 476 Packlight Fastglass 5-piece smuggler rod.   While stoked for him, we had no idea who he was and what he could do behind a camera. Since then, he's gone [...]

By |2018-10-10T11:46:43+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments


"It’s impossible to convey to somebody what the jungles of Gabon are like. I can tell you that they are endless and totally overpowering with almost no sign of human habitation, but no matter how much hyperbole I use, most people will never know what it feels like to take a boat trip down a [...]


"We’d come to target a fish that holds a much revered place in South African saltwater fly-fishing lore. The Maputaland GT (Caranx ignoblis) is something of a unicorn. To bring a good one, 100cm plus, to hand from shore in South Africa is holy grail stuff, the tales of which are whispered in hushed tones [...]

By |2018-10-01T08:19:29+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments


In Issue 11 of The Mission, Berg River carp whisperer Platon Trakoshis wrote about the etymology and entomology of his go-to carp pattern, The Lalu Bug. Here's the step-by-step to go with his story.   https://issuu.com/themissionflymagazine/docs/the_mission_fly_fishing_magazine_is_2a90aad1da7377/102     MATERIALS: Hook – No. 8 Jig hook – Hanak H470 BL or similar but make sure it’s [...]

By |2018-09-24T07:47:04+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Articles|2 Comments


"Most fishing this year has been close to home in tiny creeks where I know there isn’t really a fish worthy of catching but I’ve got like two hours to go down to the river to see if they’re rising. I can do that with my son on my back in a backpack. The other [...]

By |2018-09-06T09:20:14+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments


"On a daytime drive through the pampas one would be forgiven for thinking that the wind- blown surroundings look harsh and dull, all but featureless and monotonously brown, but there is a secret magic that happens when the sun gets low. They say that Magellan named it the “Land of Fire” because of the natives’ [...]

By |2018-08-07T15:04:17+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments


In case you missed them, here's a round-up of recent Salad Bar gear we think is worth a gander: PATAGONIA – MIDDLE FORK PACKABLE WADERS For when you’re going on a trip and you’re not sure what fishing is available. For when it’s between seasons and you’re not sure if you should be wet wading or [...]

By |2018-07-09T21:54:15+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments