It's a "secret" valley high up in the Southern Berg that I have written about several times before. I even named my blog after the stream. I have decided that there's no point trying to keep places like this a secret. It's too remote and inaccessible for 99% of people to venture up there. I [...]
FOR Mike “Kid” Riemer, the marketing manager at Salsa Cycles, bikes are a predictable passion, but so is fly fishing the lakes and rivers of Minnesota. Bringing the two together was the next step and pimping the brand’s fabled Blackborow fat bike build was the way to do it. Mike’s goal was simple: his fishing [...]
Artist, botany enthusiast and veteran fly fishing guide, Tony Kietzman has caught more fish than most of us have had warm dinners. But, as he told The Mission in Issue 01, these days it’s less about catching fish than it is about going fishing. The first fish I can remember catching was a goby in [...]
Hiking and running 100 km in 3 days, over the Drakensberg to fish a Lesotho river that's seldom, if ever seen another fly fisherman other than myself and a few mates.
Delighted to break my run of blank days. Winkling trout is a phrase that Andrew and I came up with today while exploring a new stream in the Transkei. What does it mean? Well imagine fishing a stream so small that you can cross it pretty much anywhere without getting your feet wet. [...]
This is a lovely indie movie of one of the most beautiful streams in the Western Cape. Rumour has it that a legal fish translocation project will see this river re-stocked with a "fresh" population of rainbow trout in the near future...Watch this space! http://vimeo.com/102309789
Last weekend I spent an awesome morning with Ryan Weaver harassing the inhabitants in one of the tiny streams that he has access to. With a broken mounting on my camera I had a mission getting any decent photos but here are some... It was great being on a tiny stream again. The challenge [...]