Eat Sleep Fish #44

The new issue of Eat Sleep and Fish is out, what else is ther to do anyway? Eat Sleep Fish44

The Way of the Ballpoint

Ren Ato, i.e. Renato Rizzo, is an italian artist, and a master in the Way of the Ballpoint.

It is bad when one thing becomes two. One should not look for anything else in the Way of the Samurai. It is the same for anything that is called a Way. Therefore, it is inconsistent to hear something of the Way of Confucius or the Way of the Buddha, and say that this is the Way of the Samurai. If one understands things in this manner, he should be able to hear about all ways and be more and more in accord with his own.

Hakagure, by Yamamoto Tsunetomo.

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Tail — Issue 18

The new Tail Magazine is out, and it’s as good as ever. It will take you out to Christmas Island to fish for GTs, provide useful tips to brave the heat you’ll find there (and everywhere in the northern hemisphere these days). Rock Dawson will move you with a little piece about his crafty son, which reminded me (and will probably remind you too) how it all began. Joshua Wrigley will get you on the shores of New England for big stripers and an unheard of bit of a dilemma… With Shawn Abernathy you’ll go for striper too, but just a couple of miles from New York. Fantastic read, as usual.

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Revive 31

The new Revive is out, and it rocks. For instance our buddy Norbert Renaud, of worldwide pike reputation, ties a mean streamer. But my favorite bit is a semi-delusional piece about the adventures involved in catching a big striper. It’s called A succession of eternities, by J.T. Armstrong, and it’s exactly how you’re supposed to write about fishing. Good one, JT, you’re da shit.

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Here’s a new webpage that all of us is going to be checking daily, or at least everytime something is posted! Escapads is an international website about adventure based in France, wether you are a surfer, hiker, skiier, cyclist, trekker, fly fisher, in two words; an outdoor’s man, Escapads is made for you! It has the best of all the good stories from the best dedicated and it as also a store where you can get, simply the best! Chesk it out, you’ll be hooked!

Kant on the sublime

Therefore nature is here called sublime merely because it elevates the imagination to a presentation of those cases in which the mind can come to feel the sublimity of its own vocation even over nature.

Immanuel Kant, The Critique of Judgement, §28.

Chasing Rumor

Chasing RUmor, Cameron ChambersYou could think it’s an attitude, it’s actualy a book by Cameron Chambers, Chasing Rumor is not any book, first it’s a book about fly fishing, but not anywhere, fly fishing in Patagonia, but not any Patagonia, the wild one, far from the very expensive lodges, far from the 12 pounders, a book about the real Patagonia, the one that makes you feel you are fishing in a land that has never been fished before, with amazing people, the Patagonia we love. The Northern Patagonia.  


As fly fishers we travel, a lot, of course some guys will tell you they never fish anywhere else but their river, but at Le Mouching, we are travelers. Here’s a great idea for all of you who are planning to come fishing and eating in France or a spanish speaking country (Cuba ? Argentina ?) as well as France or even Italy for the lucky ones who will be able to fish the Italian Alps (very useful in Slovenia too). Well here there are, a pack of three litte guides How To Read The Menu In France, Italy And Spain to all the serets of  their cuisine, not the secrets of cooking but to make you feel comfortable reading a menu ! Size of a credit card, you’ll carry thoses wherever you’ll travel, and if you don’t travel, it’s a cool gift anyways!