Growing-up close the Himalayan foothills of India fueled Misty’s quest. He literally spent his 20’s and 30’s running rivers and embarking on angling-pilgrimages in search Asia’s iconic bio-indicator species, the Golden Mahseer.
At early age Misty had visions of a sacred fish waiting to be discovered while fly- fishing in the Himalayas.
Consequently, his angling soul-journeys led him to also creating community-based, low-footprint, catch-and-release tourism in the rivers of northern India. For 14-years Misty ran ground-operations for India’s leading fly fishing expedition team, while also managing a lodge at the edge of The Jim Corbett National Park; living at the doorstep of some of India’s finest tiger habitat, on the Western Ramganga River. This time in his life resulted in spending significant time close to some of the most beautiful Golden Mahseer habitat, and exploring South East Asia tirelessly for new pristine locations to fish for this legendary gamefish.
A passionate fly fisher at heart, his journey also let him to becoming India’s first FFF casting instructor. While also representing the IGFA in addition to representing some of the leading names in fly fishing travel from the world over.
Over the years Misty has developed a range of flies exclusively for Golden Mahseer fishing. Flies and techniques cultivated over nearly two decades are shared with our guests to provide the best expert advice for any angler looking to catch this illusive fish.
Tips, techniques, best times, do’s and don’ts with a detailed destination check-list; expert suggestions by seasoned guides.