Europe’s largest wild river outside Russia, the Vjosa, is in its greatest danger yet due to political uncertainty and opportunistic greed. Ahead of Albania’s upcoming parliamentary elections, citizens, activists and conservationists are calling for political support to establish Europe’s first wild river national park to protect it forever.
Michael Pohl shows us that a holiday on the Seychelles can be more than sipping cocktails and chilling on an air mattress in the pool. He messes with the permits and meets one or two colourful reef dwellers. And despite its colourful-sounding name, the yellow shark he catches off the island looks like a mailing tube made of waste paper compared to these colourful fellows.
You don’t have to travel back in time to find prehistoric-looking giant bass: surrounded by the lush Amazonian rainforest, the Rio Marié is home to an extraordinary population of giant peacock bass. Florian Kaiser goes jurassic and tames the TEMENSIS REX with his fly rod.
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.