Gio Vanhooren


Think Like a Monkey

We welcome Giovanni Vanhooren to the Fortis Collective. Hailing from Belgium, Gio is our European member who flies the “Fortis Flag” across the Channel. Gio shares the same enthusiam as us in good design & style, which is represented in his cult carping publication, Monkey Climber. The Fortis team are looking forward to Belgian socials on the canals discussing new ideas but until then Gio tells us a little about his own angling…

“Being the sole individual in the Collective hailing from the Continent, I thought it better to focus a bit on our angling over here. Before you think of rather easy commercial venues,  you’d better think of quite hard Belgian canals, lakes and syndicates. And yes, we have our ‘Meres’ too where getting a bite a year is a proper result.

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