Feathers and Fluoro2018-10-18T08:59:29+00:00

PATAGONIA’S YVON CHOUINARD ON KEEPING IT SIMPLE

In this excerpt from the revised second edition of Simple Fly Fishing, Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard details why - in an increasingly complex, crowded, consumption-obsessed, high-tech world - it’s more important than ever to keep it simple, stupid. Especially when fly fishing. 'The state of the art in angling these days is defined by “sports” standing in a guided drift boat [...]

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DISTRACTIONS

March 25th, 2019|0 Comments

RECENTLY AT THE MISSION: Photo c/o Toby Burrell We found Toby Burrell's blog on fishing for Ion(ic) sea trout in Iceland.  One of the Frontiers Travel guides, we met Toby at last year's [...]

THE WILD HUNT

March 25th, 2019|0 Comments

I ran South yesterday to test out some Salomon hiking boots that have finally been released in a natural colour (olive) as well as some new camera gear.  A beautiful day out with obliging fish.

THE MURDER BIRD

March 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

From world champion caster, to building iconic fly lodges, rod building at G.Loomis and building his own brand in Echo Fly Fishing – if a life of variety, self-determination and hard-earned respect is worth coveting [...]

THE BUBBLE BUTT BEETLE

March 12th, 2019|0 Comments

The Evolution of the Bubble-butt Beetle by Ed Herbst If you Google Philip Hills + Persistence Pays Off On the Smalblaar you will find a 2005 Piscator article on the website of the Cape Piscatorial [...]

ALEC AND THE ALPHLEXO – TIPS AND TRICKS

March 12th, 2019|2 Comments

Words and Photos by Alec Gerbec https://www.instagram.com/p/Bi4tB_HHelX/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet      If you have ever attempted to the tie the Alphlexo Crab, without a doubt you have run into some frustrating moments with the process.   Whether it is [...]

GRASSY GALORE

March 9th, 2019|0 Comments

(Part two of a catfish mission with Ofishally Babich) All photos by Terence Babich The gas stove lit up in blurry vision, my numb, shaking hand nearly getting burnt by the match in the process [...]

YUM YUM

March 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

(Part one of a catfish fly fishing mission with Ofishally Babich) All photos by Terence Babich Wildebeest, oryx, hartebeest, springbuck and ostriches criss-crossing the dirt track aroused much interest, disrupting our normal discussion about fishing [...]

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