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WILD SALMON...they are in shit. Our issue 15 Troubled Waters focuses on the plight of wild salmon, who's at fault (hint: human greed) and what you can do about it. On the last point, it helps to get to grips with what is happening. As such, along with Gone.Outdoor and Wavescape, The Mission is co-hosting [...]

PATAGONIAN HONEY

"Within the first two weeks of this trip I had my fill of rainbows. Rainbows grabbed streamers and took to the air, they yanked dry flies under by the dropper nymph and devoured ugly dry flies in splashy rises. Like a paperback novel or a ‘friends with benefits’ relationship, they provided constant sparks of excitement, [...]

PATAGONIA’S YVON CHOUINARD ON KEEPING IT SIMPLE

In this excerpt from the revised second edition of Simple Fly Fishing, Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard details why - in an increasingly complex, crowded, consumption-obsessed, high-tech world - it’s more important than ever to keep it simple, stupid. Especially when fly fishing. 'The state of the art in angling these days is defined by “sports” standing [...]