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.


DIY fly fishing diehards Jeff Tyser and Ben Pellegrini had an epic trip to Chetumal Bay on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. To ease us into the weekend, here's Ben's bangin' playlist from that trip.   Read the story of this trip and more in issue 32 of The Mission below. As always, it's free. [...]


This excerpt is from the Tim Babich profile, 'The Chameleon' in issue 32 of The Mission. Over the years of hard salty slog, from Cosmo, to Providence, then on to St Brandon’s and back, post-piracy, to the Seychelles with FlyCastaway on Farquhar Atoll, Tim grew as a guide. As with most people who spend enough [...]


"In front of me, I had a rare week of fishing in the mountains. No kids, no work to be done. I was just going to be a fly fisher." That line from early on in Rolf Nylinder's new 48 minute film, 'Subtitles', really resonated with us and that was before we even got into [...]


The Orange River surged in popularity over the last two years as more anglers than ever discovered what a gem we have right here in South Africa. With that came problems, as Ewan Naude points out in issue 32. How we manage it will dictate the future of this special fishery.   I’ve been very [...]


Some guys, like Johannesburg-based Peter Whittaker, a veteran, globe-trotting angler who is our Lifer in issue 32, seem to have life dialled in.  There are few people we have met who actually fish as often as he does (he is literally almost always fishing). Seychelles, Jurassic Lake, Bolivia, the Orange, the Vaal and many other [...]


Fly fishing Mexico: From issue 32 - Jeff Tyser on his DIY trip with Beniamino Pellegrini to Chetumal Bay on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. “'Hola, amigo! Como estas?'  My salutations are met with a quizzical stare. Is it the South African accent? Or has he simply not heard? I shuffle closer, clear my throat, and cut [...]


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