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.

NIRVANA

'In preparation for the trip Ilya wasn’t too forthcoming with details, other than to say his friends from Bhutan had everything covered. “We will be camping, we have a helicopter with us, bring 8 to 10-weight rods, 15 – 25lbs leaders, floating lines with intermediate tips and felt sole boots. See you at the boarding [...]

JEFF CURRIER: PAYARA

Forced, by us, to select his favourites from over 400 species he has caught on fly, here’s what Jeff Currier chose from South America: "My first real trip to South America was to Venezuela in 1996. I went down there to catch Payara, aka Vampire Fish. By then I was so used to winging trips [...]

RIP – BILL MINCHER

IT'S EASY TO ASSUME when you're out fishing, that the fish have always been there and that nature provides, but in South Africa with specific species like yellowfish and trout, more often than not there are people behind the scenes fighting to ensure that we can enjoy our fishing. FOSAF stalwart, Bill Mincher who passed [...]

ARTIFISHAL

WILD SALMON...they are in shit. Our issue 15 Troubled Waters focuses on the plight of wild salmon, who's at fault (hint: human greed) and what you can do about it. On the last point, it helps to get to grips with what is happening. As such, along with Gone.Outdoor and Wavescape, The Mission is co-hosting [...]

THE TROPHY WIFE

Marrying varsity-level wisdom with the charm of Old Blue Eyes, Rhuan Human heads to Matoya Lodge on the Barotse floodplains for some double-figure tiger trophies. Photo Brian Chakanyuka "As a "koshuis" (residence) student in my first year of varsity, I learned a lot. Not so much from an academic standpoint but many of [...]