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.9

ONE of our favourite fly fishing website/blogs is Le Mouching, which is captained by Cyril Kamir. If you have not yet checked them out, we suggest you do so. Bilingual (English and French) and irreverent in both languages, Le Mouching always puts out brilliant content, whether it's from their fishing film work all over the [...]

By |2018-11-12T06:13:16+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

THE WINNER IS…

We've done the draw for the one-of-a-kind Black Mamba rod made by Swift Fly Fishing's Trevor Bourne for issue 10 of The Mission and the lucky bastard taking home this one-of-a-kind, premium quality 6-weight carbon fibre (graphite) fly rod is Mr Gareth Cooke. Congratulations, you lucky bugger. If you are one of the billions of [...]

By |2018-10-26T12:30:19+00:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

CHASING NATIVES

  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 |2018-10-23T09:57:36+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Trout, USA|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW

"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 [...]

LAST RITES

"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 |2018-10-23T10:56:31+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Giant Trevally, Jazz, Kosi Bay|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

THE LALU BUG SBS

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

FISHING & FAMILY

"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