THE GLASS GUY

The return of fiberglass rods to the forefront of fly fishing? That can be credited, at least in part, to Cameron Mortenson, a policeman from South Carolina who is the man behind pioneering blog, The Fiberglass Manifesto (T.F.M.). The first fish I remember catching was bluegill. We did a lot of camping when growing up [...]

THE AQUARIUM

All you need is just one more excuse You put up one hell of a fight I want to hear your very best excuse Never felt this much alive TRACK 4: THE GENTLE ART OF MAKING ENEMIES BEAT 2: THE AQUARIUM "Right at the beginning of our first afternoon session on the river beat we [...]

DRAGON’S GOLD

In issue 16 of The Mission, we ran Keith Rose-Innes's story of a once-in-a-lifetime invitation trip he took with his friend Ilya Sherbovich to fish restricted rivers in Bhutan fly fishing for massive golden mahseer. Here's the film from that expedition. https://youtu.be/zT5P3f-vP6I And, here's the story. Read it for free below, our buy The Mission [...]

THE EXPEDITION LEADER

The best story-teller in fly fishing strikes again! Rolf Nylinder is on fire at the moment, releasing another gem of a fly fishing short film. Told in his classic quizzical style, The Expedition Leader is about Rolf and his mates and the internal politics of who assumes the various roles on a fishing trip. For [...]

BAY OF PIGS

Channeling a beloved ‘90s metal album, Tudor Caradoc-Davies visits Jurassic Lake Lodge in Patagonia and loses his mind. "I think about Faith No More’s 1995 album King for a Day… Fool for a Lifetime, a lot. I only became acquainted with it in 2003 when I spent a year in Germany washing dishes, playing rugby [...]

FLOATING FLIES

Guess who's back, back again? Rolf is back motherfakaaaaaaz, that's who! Our favourite Scandinavian fly fishing film maker (not as niche a tribe as you might think), Rolf Nylinder, is back with his crew from Podsol Fly Fishing with a new full length film of just over an hour long. With the regular crew of [...]