THE VIRTUAL TOUR

Ok, so 2020 cancelled a lot of our plans, but that does not mean we can't find a workaround. Like this years F3TSA, now available online! Sure, it's not going to be in a packed auditorium with prizes flying around the room, but for a few Randelas there's nothing stopping you and some mates from [...]

DRAGON’S GOLD

In issue 16 of The Mission, we ran Keith Rose-Innes's story of a once-in-a-lifetime invitation trip he took with his friend Ilya Sherbovich to fish restricted rivers in Bhutan fly fishing for massive golden mahseer. Here's the film from that expedition. https://youtu.be/zT5P3f-vP6I And, here's the story. Read it for free below, our buy The Mission [...]

MANAGING CHAOS

FROM THE ARCHIVES - our first profile from issue 1 of The Mission was of Keith Rose-Innes. Read it online for free or buy the print version here. Keith Rose-Innes is that guy. The guy catching the fish you dream about. The guy who travels to the places you would give a nut to visit [...]

NIRVANA

'In preparation for the trip Ilya wasn’t too forthcoming with details, other than to say his friends from Bhutan had everything covered. “We will be camping, we have a helicopter with us, bring 8 to 10-weight rods, 15 – 25lbs leaders, floating lines with intermediate tips and felt sole boots. See you at the boarding [...]

The fly fisherman’s ultimate brothel?

A photo essay about the tropical flats fishes of Alphonse and St. Francois atolls (Seychelles) Text by Leonard Flemming (the uncut version) Photos by Leonard Flemming (unless credited otherwise) This photo essay featured in Catch Magazine: Introduction It’s easy to develop an obsession around fly fishing. I suppose theoretically one could compare a fly fisherman’s [...]

ROSIE’S ROUND-UP

From his home waters in the Seychelles of Alphonse, Cosmoledo, Poivre and Astove to Russia for Atlantic Salmon, Bolivia for Dorado and everywhere in between, Keith Rose Innes has had the pick of the bunch in all the dream destinations. Rearrange your bucket list and start checking the bank balance, here are his top 5 [...]

Electric Blue

The following informative article about catching bluefin trevally around Alphonse Island was published in Africa's Original Fly Fishing Magazine: Ewan Naude and I had barely stepped onto the sandy shore in front of the Alphonse Island resort and the blinding blue of the tropical flat turned electric. Baitfish started jumping in front of us. It [...]