Marina Gibson joined The Fly Fishing Nation crew on their German and Austrian home waters. Big browns, barbel, grayling, brook trout ensued. As featured in The Mission Issue 23.
I’ve always had an affinity for Smallscale Yellows but never quite understood them. They feed and behave unlike any Yellowfish I’ve come across. We had 5-10kms of the Elands River at our disposal yet ended [...]
Glossy, durable, flexible and perfect for fly tying. In Pattex 100% Platon Trakoshis believes he has found the ultimate fly tying glue for building baitfish heads Glue. It’s always such a big question and discussion [...]
The colour of Barney the dinosaur and with an appetite for hippo dandruff, this bush beauty is as weird and wonderful as Leonard Flemming reports. Just be careful of typos when you Google it and [...]
This series of Saving Sandfish films portray the exciting search for spawning Clanwilliam sandfish and saving their young from alien fish predation in the Biedouw River.
In our social media age of non-stop self-promotion and faux-modesty, there are a few anglers that seem not only to develop an aura that demands respect, but that somehow manage to do it off-line, above [...]
Ever since we featured Riverhorse Nakadate in issue 17 of The Mission, we've been waiting with great anticipation for this short film to come out. https://youtu.be/ZR_69AnAg1Y Shot by the inimitable Tony Czech and narrated [...]
I have often wondered when the original art of fly tying will finally be replaced by its modern incarnation, as fuelled by social media and the fly fashion show: fanatically dressed lures for fishing on [...]