FROM THE BEGINNING
Antonio Varcasia was born and lives in Sardinia island (Italy). He's a PhD Veterinary and works at Sassari University as researcher. Besides this, he's an addicted angler, sportfishing journalist and video producer. With over 20 years of experience, he has gained professional skills in the field of action photography and film-maker, and is also a SAPR operator authorized by ENAC. Graduated in 1999 in Veterinary Medicine, he almost immediately started to deal with scientific research, subsequently specializing in Animal Health, obtaining a PhD and a European Diploma, in addition to producing numerous international scientific articles in indexed journals. He combining his passion for sport fishing with the dissemination of this on the most important national and international media, collaborating with several magazines around the world, in particular with Pesca in Mare in Italy, PescaMar in Spain, Rovers in Belgium and Holland, Pracktini Ribolov in Croatia, Scale Magazine in Germany and UK, Outdoor UAE in the United Arab Emirates, Lure Vision in China but also in Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Mexico. He is also one of the few Italians to collaborate with the prestigious American magazines Sport Fishing Magazine and Marlin.
Over the last ten years he has created and contributed to the production of several series and over 100 documentaries, broadcasted on SKY channel 236 (Pesca TV) and Spanish TV “Caza y Pesca” by Telefonica-Movistar, traveling from Siberia to Tierra del Fuego, crossing all the oceans and visiting four continents. Among his productions, the most known is definitely Reality Fishing (2009-2014), followed by Squid world (2015), Explorer (2016), Explorer Central America (2016) and recently Close up (2017), in which he brings his experience as researcher to the service of anglers, illustrating numerous aspects related to the conservation and bio-ecology of fishes. Since 2011 he’s proud ambassador of Mojo in Italy and Europe.
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