Veteran Indian angler Ali H. Hussaini, lovingly called ‘Ali Bhai’ by the angling community, had the sophisticated diction of a Sufi poet. His words would ooze joy, wonder, and mirth while expressing anything about fishing and angling.
Uday Mahajan began his love for fishing during his childhood in Himachal Pradesh, and then found expression across the world. Today he is one of India’s few fly fishing experts, as well as a passionate proponent of ethical fishing.
Dutta’s #livingit mantra is simple – Pick something that is your true interest, and pursue it with sharp focus. “One important thing I have learnt about wildlife photography is that at all times, you are supposed to look at the animal only through the viewfinder, and not with the naked eye!"
As an independent journalist who writes for fishing magazines, and as the Vice Chairman of Mahseer Trust, Steve Lockett explores angling both personally and professionally. For him, this has meant over four decades of great locations, fun company, and studying the defined science of understanding fish behaviour.
One of India’s pioneering randonneurs, Divya Tate’s name has become synonymous with cycling. Decades of determined pursuit has brought her international accolades, great friendships, and most importantly, deep personal fulfillment.