We catch up with travelling guide, Johann du Preez, on the subject, the location and the challenges involved in his latest project, a short film about fly fishing for the strange, massive, air-breathing arapaima (one of world’s largest freshwater species) at Rewa Eco-Lodge in Guyana. What’s Guyana like? The most notable thing about Guyana [...]
Little blue ridinghood Meredith McCord teaches the big bad wolf fish a lesson. Photo: Matt Jones./Kendjam Lodge If you go into the jungle today, you're in for a big surprise - one that comes with teeth, a paddle for a tail and a bad attitude. The surprise also likes poppers (not the party drug, though [...]
The Mission Issue 22 Lifer, Brazilian icon Alex Atala, has been many things – a punk, a DJ, a boxer and, most famously, he’s arguably the world’s most influential chef. He also happens to be a fly fisherman. Guide Pablo Callo and Alex Atala with a peacock bass caught at Rio Marie "My [...]
There's been a noticeable consumer shift over the last decade or so (roughly how long we've been paying attention) towards destinations and outfitters who actually give a damn about where they do business. We're talking about operations that don't only offer a great fishing experience, but also put in a demonstrable effort to contribute to the the environment, the community and the country they operate in.
Fresh from the jungles of Bolivia, is this new video short from Untamed Angling and filmmaker Daniel Coimbra, featuring Marcelo Perez tussling with Tsimane's famous dorado. For more on Marcelo and Tsimane, check out his lifer profile in issue 11 of The Mission.
A golden freshwater tarpon that schools together, works itself into a feeding frenzy and smashes poppers!?! Yes please. Beto Mejia from Fish Colombia opened the can on the mysterious sardinata in issue 13. http://issuu.com/themissionflymagazine/docs/the_mission_fly_fishing_magazine_is_6d7672d9e20d2f/12?e=27338987/67150664
By Gordon Richmond Venezuela normally conjures mental images of tropical shores, sight fishing for bonefish while sipping tequila on a pancake flat, but that is all about to change. Adventurous fisherman are always looking for new destinations that push the boundaries of fly fishing and we, the Aardvark Mcleod team, have been working on an [...]