HOW SLOW CAN YOU GO?

When I first heard about the resurgence of fibreglass rods I imagined floppy, noodly fly rods like older rods that I started fly fishing with a while back. But not that far back that I ever experienced the old fibreglass rods. I was sceptical, then some of my fishing buddies bought Epic fibreglass rod kits, [...]

By |2019-05-06T11:34:21+02:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Carp, Fibreglass, Western Cape|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

CHASING NATIVES

  A few months back, Cameron Cushman won our Swift Fly Fishing Epic rod give away, which saw him receive 'The Motivational Carrot,' a pimped 476 Packlight Fastglass 5-piece smuggler rod.   While stoked for him, we had no idea who he was and what he could do behind a camera. Since then, he's gone [...]

By |2018-10-23T09:57:36+02:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Trout, USA|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

WHO’S GOT SNAKE EYES?

WE HAVE A WINNER! For issue 4 of The Mission we got Carl McNeil and his talented rod builder at Swift Fly Fishing, Trevor Bourne, to build us The Green Mamba. A unique, one-off based on the Epic range’s legendary #10, 7' 9", three-piece Bandit fibreglass blank, this rod is a thing to behold. With [...]

By |2019-05-28T19:36:07+02:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

THE DORADO

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 [...]

By |2017-02-24T13:13:15+02:00February 24th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments