WORLD RECORD PEACOCK BASS

South African Brent van Niekerk recently broke the peacock bass IGFA world record with a 94cm, 25.7lb fish. We spoke to him to get a

FLY FISHING FILM TOUR 2024

F3T is back *froths*, with a line up that looks better than my current Netflix suggestions. The range of species, the beautiful locations, and the

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

From enrolling at Pavon Campus, to signing up for Bicuda 101 and graduating in Advanced Payara, Luke Barrell visited the Orinoco River in Colombia to

LIFER – JOHN THOABALA

As far as fishing towns go, there are few places in South Africa that surpass Dullstroom. If he’s not out guiding clients you’re likely to

THE REWA RODEO

We catch up with travelling guide, Johann du Preez, on the subject, the location and the challenges involved in his latest project, a short film

LIFER – ALEX ATALA

The Mission Issue 22 Lifer, Brazilian icon Alex Atala, has been many things – a punk, a DJ, a boxer and, most famously, he’s arguably

BEYOND THE FISHING

There’s been a noticeable consumer shift over the last decade or so (roughly how long we’ve been paying attention) towards destinations and outfitters who actually give a damn about where they do business. We’re talking about operations that don’t only offer a great fishing experience, but also put in a demonstrable effort to contribute to the the environment, the community and the country  they operate in.

THE 5 BEST THINGS…

… about the places where Gareth Reid of Mavungana Flyfishing guides? 1. Meeting all types of really cool people from vastly different backgrounds. Add fly

Mission South America: The Gear

In anticipation of the upcoming South American odyssey, I’ve spent a fair amount of time contemplating the choice of fishing gear that will taken on the road.

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