Exploring Exmouth

Despite being born in an Alpine country I was infected with the saltwater fly fishing virus about two decades ago.
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Palazzo Salis – a poetic paradise

The famous painter Giovanni Segantini used to say : “Soglio, la soglia del Paradiso.” He found a particular light in Soglio, strolling towards Palazzo Salis.

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High Risk, High Impact

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.

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My Way with Salmon

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.

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The Mysterious Softmouth Trout

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.

 

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Umami Santoku is all you need

Norwegian designer Per Finne masters a knife, mixing tradition with modernity because he believes that value comes with time. >>

From Architect to Rodbuilder

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.

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The Full House in New Zealand

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.

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Fly Fishing Culture and Philosophy