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Industry News: Pero introduces Chicone in 3 volumes

Wild River Press' three volumes are the largest collection of tying-instruction books on the subject ever published, written and photographed by master tyer Drew Chicone [...]

October 20, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Oyster Creek Outfitters’ grand opening celebration set for August 20

If you are near St Augustine, Florida on Saturday, August 20 - day-long festivities will feature demonstrations, fly-casting, fly tying and a cookout. You're invited! [...]

August 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, News, Slide

Fly Tying: A simple to tie bonefish fly with good creds – The Squimp

The Squimp fly can be tied in many color variations, but the traditional tan is the most popular and the most effective. The Squimp can be tied with heavy or light eyes, depending on the depth and the spookiness of [...]

February 12, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

Fly Tying with Drew Chicone: Patrick Dorsey, ambassador of Kwan

Drew Chicone's passion for fly tying, teaching and lecturing has created a whole new generation of anglers with their own passion for tying [...]

July 15, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Fishing School: Earn a post-grad degree at Strip Strike University

The SSU campus for 2016 will be at the famed Abaco Lodge in the prized destination of the Bahamas. Each of two ‘semesters’ willl be a week long. [...]

May 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing School, Slide

Fly Tying with Drew Chicone: Cocaine Crustacean

Smaller permit eat the Cocaine Crustacean. Tie it with heavier eyes for the deeper water (3- to 8-feet) and on size 4 hooks. In Belize, Bonefish flies need weed guards [...]

April 10, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vice With Drew Chicone: Mangrove Deceiver

When I asked Capt. Baily about developing his own patterns, he simply said, "I don't... I stick with what works, and that's a Deceiver and Seaducer." [...]

March 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise With Drew Chicone: Joe Mahler’s Straw Boss

Looking for a little more sink and length than the Wounded Minnow provides, I began to experiment with buck tail and then decided to try it with the hair only on the top [...]

March 5, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise With Drew Chicone: The Pomp-adore Shrimp

Fly patterns that mimic crustaceans, shrimps, crabs, worms and baitfish are all popular with any opportunistic flats or shallow water feeders. [...]

February 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At the Vise with Drew Chicone: Tying the Tampa Bay Redfish Fly

The Tampa Bay Redfish Fly is easy to tie and can be modified on the water to sink faster for deep grass. This shiny and effective redfish bug works great in darker stained water. [...]

January 8, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide