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  • THE MISSION ISSUE 37

    R65.00 incl VAT
    Tanzania's Majestic Rivers | The Feathers Award | Territorial pissings | Dombaj's Top 10 | Stu Webb | Terry Babich | Beers, beats and more Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 36 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
  • THE MISSION ISSUE 36

    R65.00 incl VAT
    Gear of the Year 2022 | The Italian Affair | Wild fish from Borneo | Mike Dames | Lionel Song | Insta-famous flies | Beers, beats and more Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 36 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
  • THE MISSION ISSUE 35

    R65.00 incl VAT
    Taco the Alien | The Lobster Hatch | Jan Du Toit's | 100 fly season | Kyle Simpson | Clem Booth | Booze, beats & more Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 35 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
  • ISSUE 37 COVER PRINT

    R3,000.00 incl VAT
    Our Issue 37 cover is a special one so we turned it into a limited run of 14 fine art prints. Designed by Simon Berndt of One Horse Town (who usually spends his time making psychedelic rock posters), it connects to the cover story about Tanzania's Majestic Rivers and features a Tanzanian tigerfish, a hippo, a plane, an Egyptian Spitting Cobra, and the aforementioned rivers. Think Willard Price meets the Hardy Boys and Tintin over a fly fishing backdrop. Each A3 print is printed on Hahnemuhle acid free cotton paper using archival inks and signed by Simon Berndt. Find out more on his art on his website here. Delivery included in South Africa.
  • Bored of the same old reel pouches, or perhaps you have loose reels that really need a home? Our premium neoprene reel pouches will not only protect your precious reels when they are not in use, but by sporting The Mission’s Yella Fella embroidered badge they will do it in style. Also available in Product information
    • 100% neoprene pouch
    • Velcro fastening
    • Embroidered badge
    • This pouch sits in the Goldlocks Zone fitting most reels from 3-weight, up to 9/10-weight (e.g. Shilton SR9). It will be too roomy for tiny small stream reels and too tight for behemoth saltwater reels (e.g. 12-15-weight).
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • If you find foam truckers a little too country and you are looking for a slick looking cap that still ticks the trucker box, but holds a more discreet shape, then our black retro trucker is for you. Featuring The Mission logo, a matching black snapback colure and black undervisor to handle glare bouncing off the water, it’s a timeless cap that’s at home on your head while fishing as it will be at a braai.

    Product information

    • Trucker cap with premium mesh panels
    • Hard buckram
    • Structured
    • Matching plastic snapback closure
    • Matching undervisor, 8-row stitching on visor
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • If your vibe is as much street as it is stream and if you prefer clean lines over bold graphics, then our The Mission 5-panel jockey cap is for you. With a classic sporty camper shape, it features The Mission logo, a black clip closure, four black, metal eyelets, soft buckram and a matching undervisor to handle glare bouncing off the water. Product information
    • Jockey cap with camper shape
    • Foam backed peak
    • Black clip closure
    • Matching undervisor
    • 8-row stitching on visor
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • Bored of the same old reel pouches, or perhaps you have loose reels that really need a home? Our premium neoprene reel pouches will not only protect your precious reels when they are not in use, but by sporting The Mission’s Tailgunner Grunter embroidered badge they will do it in style. Also available in Product information
    • 100% neoprene pouch
    • Velcro fastening
    • Embroidered badge
    • This pouch sits in the Goldlocks Zone fitting most reels from 3-weight, up to 9/10-weight (e.g. Shilton SR9). It will be too roomy for tiny small stream reels and too tight for behemoth saltwater reels (e.g. 12-15-weight).
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • Inspired by the original John Deere truckers, we roped in designer Nic Symes for this beaut of a cap inspired by that lurking feeling when fishing African rivers that something with teeth (AKA a flat dog, or crocodile) is watching you. Whether your fishing involves flat dogs or not, this cap…rocks 🤘🏼.

    Also available in 100% polyester 5 panel structure Foam backed peak Double row poly snapback One size fits most. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • Inspired by the original John Deere truckers, we roped in designer Nic Symes for this beaut of a cap inspired by that lurking feeling when fishing African rivers that something with teeth (AKA a flat dog, or crocodile) is watching you. Whether your fishing involves flat dogs or not, this cap…rocks 🤘🏼.

    Also available in 100% polyester 5 panel structure Foam backed peak Double row poly snapback One size fits most. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • The Mission Issue 34

    THE MISSION ISSUE 34

    R65.00 incl VAT
    Lesotho | Colombia | Oman | Permit pros | Inner city trout | Blom | Rob Caskie | Beers, beats & more Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 34 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
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    THE MISSION ISSUE 33

    R65.00 incl VAT
    Sterkies for noobs | Bonnies on the rocks | Christmas Island fly fishing | Salmonfly hatches | Greg Ghaui | Lightsabers | Beats & more Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 33 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
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    THE MISSION ISSUE 32

    R65.00 incl VAT
    No country for old men | Tim Babich | Yucatan | Alert level: Orange| Echo Chamber | The worst guide in the world Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 32 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
  • mission fly mag subscription

    The Mission Fly Mag Subscription

    From: R380.00 incl VAT / year

    Subscribe and get a year’s worth of The Mission Fly Fishing Magazine in print delivered to your door. 

    The Mission Fly Fishing Magazine will always be free – you can pick up the latest issue at one of our stockists, or read the digital version online, forever – but, if neither of those options work for you (there’s no stockist near you; you live outside of South Africa; or you just really want to support us - thanks!), you can subscribe and have the print magazine sent directly to you.

    The Mission annual subscription

    Receive 6 issues of The Mission Fly Mag in print
    • South Africa only: R380 (incl VAT) per year
    • Outside of South Africa: R2 200 per year

    New subscriber offer

    Sign up and receive a nifty neoprene sunglass strap* branded with your favourite fly fishing magazine's logo, so The Mission can be on your head and your mind at all times. On the house! *(Sunglasses not included.)

    Please read the fine print below!

    YOUR FIRST EDITION WILL BE The Mission Issue 37 (January/February 2023).
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    THE MISSION ISSUE 31

    R65.00 incl VAT
    The secret lives of giant trevally | Feathers Award | Yellow Mamba | Going Dutch | Greer Le0-Smith | Small stream rods | Beers, beats and more Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 31 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
  • mission t-shirt
    Back in stock! Our dark blue T-shirts feature The Mission's iconic Tailgunner Grunter logo and are made from 100% combed cotton, with a soft to touch feel. Just like the mullet you are, there's a subtle vibe in the front and a party at the back.
    Men's T-shirts
    Size Chest width
    S 91-96 cm
    M 96-101 cm
    L 101-107 cm
    XL 107-112 cm
    XXL 112-117 cm
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only; international shipping fees apply
  • THE MISSION ISSUE 30

    R65.00 incl VAT
    5 year anniversary edition!
    5 years, 1 825 days, 30 deadlines, plenty of crazy covers and a ton of harebrained schemes (the majority of which came to fruition).
    Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 30 can still be yours. Cover by Conrad Botes - get the fine art print here. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
  • ISSUE 30 COVER PRINT

    R4,500.00 incl VAT
    You asked, we listened and now here it is - our issue 30/5-year anniversary cover (complete with blue flame belching hippos, crocs, nuclear bombs, the scorpion of chance and a helluva lot more), now available in a limited run of fine art prints (14 in total). Each A3 print is printed on Hahnemuhle acid free cotton paper using archival inks and signed by celebrated artist Conrad Botes (who also happens to be our editor-at-large). Find out more on his art on his website here and on his work with Bitterkomix here. Read our Behind the Cover of The Mission Issue 30 with Conrad Botes here. Delivery included in South Africa.
  • THE MISSION ISSUE 29

    R65.00 incl VAT
    Fynbos fish | Zandvlei's open secrets | Spaghetti alla Sudan | Basie Vosloo | John Thoabala | Beers, beats and more Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 29 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
  • Kelpie Beanie from The Mission Kelpie Beanie from The Mission

    THE KELPIE BEANIE

    R500.00 incl VAT
    Arguably the best beanies in the world, this collab with Blankets from Africa will keep your pip warm no matter what's going on with the weather. The Mission beanie is:
    • Warm as hell and brilliantly made by women in rural communities in the Eastern Cape where unemployment is incredibly high.
    • 100% pure Merino wool
    • Subtle 'The Mission' branding.
    • Choose from:
      • The "Spiedkop" ensemble in blue and red/pink, named after the deadly fly.
      • The "Kelpie" with light green over military green, so you can fit in amongst the seaweed on our coastline.
    • Wear it as is, minus the pom-pom if that's not your vibe or use the pom-pom as a strike indicator if you run short.
    • Buy one of these and not only will it keep your pip warm, but you get to support a good cause too.
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
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    Spiedkop Beanie from The Mission Spiedkop Beanie from The Mission

    THE SPIEDKOP BEANIE

    R500.00 incl VAT
    Arguably the best beanies in the world, this collab with Blankets from Africa will keep your pip warm no matter what's going on with the weather.
    • Warm as hell and brilliantly made by women in rural communities in the Eastern Cape where unemployment is incredibly high.
    • 100% pure Merino wool
    • This is the ‘Spiedkop’ ensemble in blue and red/pink, named after the deadly fly.
    • Subtle 'The Mission' branding.
    • Wear it as is, minus the pom-pom if that's not your vibe or use the pom-pom as a strike indicator if you run short.
    • Buy one of these and not only will it keep your pip warm, but you get to support a good cause too.
  • THE YELLA FELLA COLLECTION

    From: R199.00 incl VAT
    Blue sky… Orange River… Yellowfish… It doesn't get simpler than that. Choose from a range of colours and styles, featuring The Mission's very own Yella Fella logo (designed by Conrad Botes.)
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. 
  • TAILGUNNER GRUNTER COLLECTION

    From: R199.00 incl VAT
    Featuring The Mission's Tailgunner Grunter logo (designed by Conrad Botes), these truckers, dad caps and T-shirt celebrate the majestic spotted grunter. Choose from a range of colours and styles, or get them all for maximum luck.
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. 
  • The Mission Fly Mag Issue 28

    THE MISSION ISSUE 28

    R65.00 incl VAT
    Seychelles Flyfishing Smorgasbord | Goliaths in Chinko | Rhodes Trip | Bush & Barbs | MC Coetzer | Tim Leppan | Booze, Beats & More Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 28 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
  • The Yella Fella Trucker in blue The Mission Tailgunner Grunter cap in blue
    With this fine trucker cap sporting The Mission's Tailgunner Grunter logo, you'll look the part for either the Bayou, the Breede or a braai. We'd go as far as to say that this would be Cletus the slack-jawed yokel's choice of headwear and now, dear reader, it can be yours too. Also available in Product details:
    • 100% Polyester
    • 5 panel structure
    • Foam backed peak
    • Double row poly snapback
    • One size fits most
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • Sale!
    The Mission Skull Island Cap Skull Island Captain's Cap Orange
    Behold! We give you the loose, unstructured goodness of our new range of Captain’s caps featuring our Skull Island logo and peak rope.
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    Sale!
    Behold! We give you the loose, unstructured goodness of our new range of Captain’s caps featuring our Skull Island logo (artwork by Conrad Botes) and peak rope.
    • 100% made in South Africa
    • they come in the orange and blue or grey and orange iterations
    • Made from cotton twill
    • peak rope
    • One size fits most
    Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • Buy 10 mags get 10% off

    From: R540.00 incl VAT
    Buy 10 or more of any of the The Mission back issues below and get a 10% discount. Rare editions and single back issues are sold separately. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • THE MISSION ISSUE 27

    R65.00 incl VAT
    Float Tube Kob | Mike Fay | Long Reef | Jess McGlothlin | Packing for Poivre | Hell Boy, Scalies, Beats, Beers & More Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 27 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.
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    THE SUTCLIFFE SPECIAL

    R900.00 incl VAT
    You're old man, he's wise as an owl and knows how to tell a good story, like the sage of South African fly fishing story-telling, Tom Sutcliffe. That's why for this year's Father's Day, you should knock it out the park with a combo gift that not only expands the grey matter between his ears, but also protects his mighty melon too. The Sutcliffe Special includes Yet More Sweet Days, Tom's latest book of fly fishing stories, and the third edition of Hunting Trout, perhaps Tom's most celebrated book. To cap it off (da-dum-tish), we've included our Brown Trout Dad cap too.
  • The Yella Fella Dad Cap in green The Yella Fella Dad Cap in green
    Blue sky...Orange River...Yellowfish... it does not get simpler than that. If you like a classic baseball cap where you can curve the crap out of the peak, then The Yella Fella Dad Cap in green deserves your attention. A classy baller of a cap, it features: An unstructured 6-panel build. Pre-curved peak. Cotton twill sweatband A fabric backstrap with metal buckle and tuck And, of course, our Yella Fella logo designed by Conrad Botes. One size fits most. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more - South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping.
  • THE MISSION ISSUE 26

    R65.00 incl VAT
    The Rewa Rodea | Slamboo | Leervis in Latin | Beyond Trout | Always Choose Shark| FFN Beats, Beers, & more Missed this print edition? The Mission Issue 26 could still be yours. Free shipping for orders of R350 or more – South Africa only. Fees apply for international shipping. Stocks are limited.

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