When the Fly Fishing Nation crew went on an extended trip of Cosmoledo, Alphonse and Farquhar in the Seychelles, we knew they were literally in for the mission of their lives. We also knew it would be impossible to get one of them to sum it all up in a single story. So for this [...]
Marina Gibson’s highlights from Fly Fishing Nation's three-week trip to the Seychelles with Alphonse Fishing Company are divided between those on land and those in the water. THE FISHING This was the most insane trip I have ever done in my life so the fishing highlights were numerous. I caught my first GT in [...]
Marina Gibson joined The Fly Fishing Nation crew on their German and Austrian home waters. Big browns, barbel, grayling, brook trout ensued. For the first part of Marina's story, check out The Hills Are Alive, or get stuck in to issue 23 here. Marina Gibson on an Austrian stream. Photo Stephan Dombaj During [...]
Marina Gibson joined The Fly Fishing Nation crew on their German and Austrian home waters. Big browns, barbel, grayling, brook trout ensued. As featured in The Mission Issue 23.
From cave art of woolly mammoths to hero shots of trophy fish, we feed off visual story-telling. Without Instagram and the rock star poses, the trophy fish and the Michael Mann montages that sell destinations, gear and dreams, today’s fly fishing world would be a much quieter place. Dictated to by geography and history, everyone would keep in their lane… but not Fly Fishing Nation’s globe-hopping Stephan Dombaj. When it comes to lanes, think of him as a talented Pricasso, boozed, in a rally car, armed with a loudhailer. The Mission met him in issue 6.
Like most anglers, we love good fly fishing split shots. The fish in its natural element, the angler, the sky, the water, that connection and the fact that Dr Andy Danylchuk of Keep em Wet, would approve. Gah! Sometimes the beauty of it all is just too much. So, being the average photographers we are, [...]
Fresh from Stephan Gian Dombaj ('The Porn Star' from our lead profile in issue 6) and the team at Fly Fishing Nation, comes this trailer for Three Runs - Fly Fishing Escapism - their new entry into the Rise Fly Fishing Film Festival. Almost like a music video at times, this Felix Tonio Stinzing-directed look [...]