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Fishing for redfish on the Mississippi

Fishing for redfish on the Mississippi

The big “bull reds” lurking in the murky mouth of the Mississippi prove elusive for Sebastian Hope. Thankfully there’s Southern comfort to repair to at a lovingly restored plantation house

Norwegian cod fishing

Norwegian cod fishing

Heroic cod that have made the 1,000 mile pilgrimage from the Barents Sea to the far north of Norway arrive lean, muscular and in plentiful numbers. It’s cause for casting off and culinary celebrations – and James Henderson is happy to join in

Salmon fishing

Salmon fishing

An urban wife feels like a fish out of water at a Scottish house party – but will her powers of creative visualisation save the day?

Fly-fishing in Indonesian Papua

Fly-fishing in Indonesian Papua

Angling for Papuan black bass – the world’s hardest-pulling freshwater fish – with just a fly rod is a challenge Sebastian Hope can’t resist as he casts into uncharted territory

Fly-fishing in the Bolivian jungle

Fly-fishing in the Bolivian jungle

A journey deep into the pristine rainforest presents Sebastian Hope with the prospect of a fly-fishing grand slam, as he pursues plethoras of powerful yatorana, peculiar pacu and predatory golden dorado

Tussle in paradise

Tussle in paradise

Big-game fishing has always been the definitive challenge, but now the stakes are even higher with a new species on the block. Sebastian Hope reports

Lord of the flies

Lord of the flies

Salmon fishing in New Brunswick is an angler’s dream for Sebastian Hope, but only after he masters the idiosyncratic vernacular of the local flies

Flying in the face of adversity

Flying in the face of adversity

The Río Grande in Tierra del Fuego is the best sea trout river in the world. Sebastian Hope braves ferocious winds and icy temperatures to chance his luck