STEP-BY-STEP: STEVE AUSTIN

Conrad Botes, one of the pioneers of fly fishing for blacktail (among other species) on fly in the Western Cape of South Africa, has shared

LIFE CHANGING ANTS – FLUFF

In an excerpt from his new book, The Feather Mechanic II: Beyond the Pattern, Gordon van der Spuy dives deep into the delicious versatility of an ant fly

STEP-BY-STEP: MOUNTAIN MIDGE

In this step-by-step video Stanton Hector, “The Small Stream Guy” from The Mission Issue 41, ties the Mountain Midge fly, an excellent dry fly for

STEP-BY-STEP: EASY PEASY ANT

In this step-by-step video Gordon van der Spuy, A.K.A. The Feather Mechanic, ties the Easy Peasy Ant. This pattern features a segmented foam body, designed

STEP-BY-STEP: THE BEAST

In this step-by-step video Andre van Wyk, frequent cover star of The Mission (see issue 16’s goldfish pond, issue 29’s full frontal nudity bucktail orgy

THE INVASIVE RED SWAMP CRAYFISH

Those of you who read every inch of The Mission magazine would have seen the piece on the invasive Red Swamp Crayfish (Procambarus clarkii) in

JVICE NO. 2000

Are you a collector and fly tyer? The maker of arguably the world’s best fly tying vice is auctioning his 2000th vice for charity. Thank

GRUNTER GOTTA EAT Pt. 2.2

IRONMAN SBS If you haven’t read part 1 and part 2.1 of this series, may I suggest you do before working through this piece? If

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