IRAN FISH SPECIES

We might have travelled to Iran for shots at big mangar (king barbus) with fly (read the full story of that trip in issue 10 of The Mission), but my fascination resided primarily in the myriad cyprinids I read about in scientific publications on pre-trip Google searches. There was also no shortage of strange fishes [...]

By |2019-02-08T13:46:28+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Leonard|Tags: , , |1 Comment

GIFT GUIDE: ON THE 9TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS

PART 9 in a 12 part series of blogs where we look at the Christmas Wishlists of The Mission/Feathers & Fluoro team. Each list features three categories: Stocking Filler (cheap and cheerful), Sublime (a great piece of gear in the mid to high price range) and Ridiculous (what Peter Thiel wants, Peter Thiel gets). Today’s [...]

By |2018-12-21T13:19:44+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |0 Comments

DODGING BEARS IN IRAN

The following article was posted on the Red Bull website: I bent down to pick up one of three water bottles that lay scattered across the mud bank, but my hand froze when I spotted the fresh bear tracks next to it. A raging thirst had made me hike back to where the boat had dropped us [...]

By |2018-07-15T06:08:49+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Leonard, Middle East, Yellowfish|Tags: , , , |0 Comments