Of cycling and fishing

Of cycling and fishing

Arriving is a strained concept in our hectic everyday life. SCALE editor Stefan Alt takes the time to discover the perfect summer vacation by bike and fishing rods together with his son. Pedal hard to keep on track with those two lads and find out if they finally arrive.

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20,000 islands in a nutshell

20,000 islands in a nutshell

Finnish photographer Viljami Huhtala and his wife take us on a coastal adventure characterized by gout and spectacular light to pursue the wild sea trout of the Turku archipelago. This is nothing for the faint hearted when you are exposed to forces of nature. Full of humility we share soaked waders and clammy fingers.

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BROWN TROUT ON THE EARTHS DRIEST CONTINENT

BROWN TROUT ON THE EARTHS DRIEST CONTINENT

Marsupials, brutal heat, boomerangs and the most poisonous animals united on one continent: Australia. Besides these clichés, Australia still holds some of the best brown trout fishing on the planet. Join in, when David Anderson takes us out to his picturesque tree fern-lined mountain streams surrounded by the beautiful Victorian High Country.

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STARA PLANINA – LAST MOUNTAIN STANDING

STARA PLANINA – LAST MOUNTAIN STANDING

When the inhabitants of a small Serbian mountain village stand up for their traditional values and culture, their opponents are left behind: Politicians and companies that endanger natural and cultural heritage with their dubious machinations have to subordinate themselves to the folkish desire for clean and untamed water and untouched natural landscape.

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WHERE THE DESERT MEETS THE OCEAN

WHERE THE DESERT MEETS THE OCEAN

COVID 19 – LOCKDOWN BETWEEN GOATS, BEACHES AND GT Finally, after years of war in Yemen, the country, especially the Island groups of Socotra, have been opened again for visitors and I was lucky to be a part of the Wild Sea Expedition team, lead by Nicola Vitali, to visit Socotra with some new fly fishing and popping clients.…

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THE SECRET DESIRES OF MR ADRIAN TUCK

THE SECRET DESIRES OF MR ADRIAN TUCK

One of the rather unknown game fish on the Australian continent is certainly the Jungle Bass. What this perch, which goes by the Latin name Kuhlia ruprestis, does not have to offer in terms of size, it makes up for with its strong fighting nature. The tropical rainforest offers the perfect backdrop for hunting with the spin rod and you should always be aware that you might bump into the secret ruler of the forest, the mighty cassowary.

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CUBA – COLORFUL NIGHTS AND PERSPIRING FIGHTS

CUBA – COLORFUL NIGHTS AND PERSPIRING FIGHTS

The largest of the Caribbean islands with its pristine beaches and post-socialistic flair holds its nightlife ready for you. Rum and a good cigar will accompany you through the colourful nights in the capital, while the fierce fish of the Cuban flats will keep you busy you during the day. Join in when the famous Fly Fishing Nation Syndicate tells you why they lost more than half their hearts to Havana.

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