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.
While putting together issue 2 of The Mission, we've been going through the transcripts of interviews with, among others, Jako Lucas (aka Capt. Jack) and Swift Fishing Director Carl McNeil. Two comments they made have been echoing through our heads Jako talking about Dorado: "My first fish was a 34-pound Dorado in a pocket like [...]
There's nothing that gets a fisherman's blood rushing quite like the colours of a lit up Billfish as it traumatises a baitball of seemingly helpless baitfish. Although the narrator could do with an injection of tone and life, the video itself more than makes up for it. Watch below as Striped Marlin and Dorado, amongst [...]