FISHING ALONE

In this exclusive excerpt from his soon to be released book Yet More Sweet Days, Tom Sutcliffe ruminates on the pleasure of fishing solo. I guess you could argue that the true solitary fishing experience favours your chances of slipping into a deep contemplation about the true meaning of life, though for me it doesn't. [...]

By |2019-01-08T08:57:27+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

CHARLIE SMITH SINGS THE BLUES

Crazy Charlie Smith passed away yesterday.  Wikipedia will remember him for his fly, but his efforts as a father to a fishery and his bonefishing sons; Prescott, Steve and Andy, are what stand apart when you read about him as a man. His early 19lb fish was disregarded as a record at the Lighthouse Club [...]

By |2018-12-31T23:39:38+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

GIFT GUIDE: ON THE 9TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS

PART 9 in a 12 part series of blogs where we look at the Christmas Wishlists of The Mission/Feathers & Fluoro team. Each list features three categories: Stocking Filler (cheap and cheerful), Sublime (a great piece of gear in the mid to high price range) and Ridiculous (what Peter Thiel wants, Peter Thiel gets). Today’s [...]

By |2018-12-21T13:19:44+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |0 Comments

GIFT GUIDE: ON THE 8TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS

PART 8 in a 12 part series of blogs where we look at the Christmas Wishlists of The Mission/Feathers & Fluoro team. Each list features three categories: Stocking Filler (cheap and cheerful), Sublime (a great piece of gear in the mid to high price range) and Ridiculous (what the Sultan of Brunei wants, the Sultan [...]

By |2018-12-21T12:54:10+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

GIFT GUIDE: ON THE 7TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS

PART 7 in a 12 part series of blogs where we look at the Christmas Wishlists of The Mission/Feathers & Fluoro team. Each list features three categories: Stocking Filler (cheap and cheerful), Sublime (a great piece of gear in the mid to high price range) and Ridiculous (what the Sultan of Brunei wants, the Sultan [...]

By |2018-12-21T07:26:28+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

GIFT GUIDE: ON THE 6TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS

PART 6 in a 12 part series of blogs where we look at the Christmas Wishlists of The Mission/Feathers & Fluoro team. Each list features three categories: Stocking Filler (cheap and cheerful), Sublime (a great piece of gear in the mid to high price range) and Ridiculous (what the Sultan of Brunei wants, the Sultan [...]

By |2018-12-21T06:45:55+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

THE FIVE BEST (FREE) WEATHER APPS FOR FLY FISHERS

I clearly remember my late grandfather (the one who first introduced me to fishing) tapping his barometer.It was one of those classic dome-glassed models with the dual pointer arms and a liquid temperature gauge at the bottom. Set in yellowwood, it hung in the bar- which was all cut glass decanters and memorabilia, including a [...]

By |2018-12-14T11:11:53+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

HIGH 5s – STU HARLEY

Tourette Fishing’s barefoot Mowgli - from Lesotho to Tanzania, Sudan and Cameroon, Stu Harley is the feral guide you want on your side. 5 favourite fly fishing destinations globally? 1. Cameroon! It’s still a very new thing, but I cannot wait to get up there again and continue to learn about this mind blowing fishery. [...]

By |2018-12-12T18:04:00+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Articles|0 Comments