It’s been 13 months that I made the decision to pull the plug on my business career and start a life as a fly fishing guide.
Despite being born in an Alpine country I was infected with the saltwater fly fishing virus about two decades ago.
Spey flies originated in the 1800’s on the salmon rivers of Northern Scotland.
Whatever possesses one to throw themselves through one of nature’s toughest courses?
The famous painter Giovanni Segantini used to say : “Soglio, la soglia del Paradiso.” He found a particular light in Soglio, strolling towards Palazzo Salis.
Metric-based success is the requirement for funding from Grassy Creek Foundation. One project that could secure the foundation’s support tries to save one of the United States’ last salmon populations.
A simple, almost unnoticed dish on the island of Oahu sparks a passion to create an exotic elaboration in Munich.
After nearly 44 years of dry fly fishing for Atlantic salmon I must admit that I did not often write about this wonderful, leaping silver fish or the special flies and techniques that I use to catch them.
Coastal cutthroat trout are the chippy younger brothers of the anadromous fish aristocracy on the Northwest Coast.
On the Western coast of Ireland lies Delphi Lodge. A place of such raw, wild beauty that would make you think you’re in Iceland rather than in Ireland.
In a few rivers of the Balkans swims a fish that only remotely resembles a brown or rainbow trout – the mysterious softmouth trout. Hans van Klinken explores the rare species.
With a water repellent coating, the “Bag” from Danish outerwear brand Rains is the right choice for a weekend (fishing) trip.
In a small basement in Munich, Germany, Robert Stroh builds some of the finest bamboo rods across Europe.
Norwegian designer Per Finne masters a knife, mixing tradition with modernity because he believes that value comes with time. >>
Swedish architect Christian Hörgren turned a passion into a proper side job, becoming a rod builder. His glass fiber rods are valued from the US to Japan.
The season to catch an Atlantic salmon is short. A Celebration of Salmon Rivers is a beautiful way to take a fishing trip in your mind until the rod is back in your hand.
In cards, the Full house is a fist full of Aces and Kings. Fly fishing New Zealand, it’s bringing to hand the meritorious capture of a wiley brown trout and a tempestuous rainbow trout in the same day.
In the mid 90s, far off the Japanese coast, divers discovered these mathematically perfect formations. >>
Meditation instructor Remington Cooney shares a childhood story about his first attempt to breaking the train of everyday thinking.
A comfortable base for fishing outings on the Sol Duc River, on the Olympic National Park peninsula near Seattle.
After a slump around the turn of the decade, the waters of the Norwegian Flyfishers Club (NFC) on the famous Gaula river have steadily been on the rise.