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May 1st, 2019

CTS New Zealand welcomes Drew Chicone as a US Ambassador
New Zealand premium rod company CTS is excited to announce that Drew Chicone has joined its team as a US Ambassador. 

Drew is an author, award-winning outdoor writer and fly designer, photographer, lecturer, and materials expert, whose passion for teaching the art of fly tying has inspired numerous how-to articles, books, and detailed instructional guides. 
He has lived and breathed the sport since he was tall enough to sit at the vise, and his fly creations are well known and in high demand among saltwater anglers and guides across the globe.
“We’re pleased to have Drew and family join our CTS family”, said Stephen Pratt, Director of CTS, “we have for almost 20 years exported our world class blanks and rods to every corner of the US, and our Ambassador team is an important connection to this growing customer base”. 
“I’m thrilled to be a part of the CTS and Maven family and I’m excited to help showcase their world-renowned blanks and beautifully handcrafted rods. I’m really looking forward to working with them as an ambassador and experiencing all the new international fishing and friendship opportunities on the horizon”, said Drew Chicone.

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The American Museum of Fly Fishing announced today that Drew Chicone, Fly Designer, Author, Outdoor Writer, Materials Expert and creator of www.saltyflytying.com has joined its Ambassador Program.

MANCHESTER CENTER, Vt. – Oct. 4, 2017 – PRLog — About Drew Chicone:
Drew Chicone is an author, award-winning outdoor writer & fly designer, photographer, lecturer, and materials expert, whose passion for teaching the art of fly tying has inspired numerous how-to articles, books and detailed instructional guides. He has lived and breathed the sport since he was tall enough to sit at the vise, and his fly creations are well known and in high demand among saltwater anglers and guides across the globe.

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Drew Chicone, Author, Fly Designer, Outdoor Writer, Materials Expert and creator of www.saltyflytying.com has joined the Williams Knife Co. family as a hunting & fishing ambassador.

Drew Chicone – Williams Knive Co. Ambassador
JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. – May 23, 2017 – PRLog — “We are extremely excited to have Drew Chicone join the Williams family” said Chris Williams, Founder of Williams Knives, co “Drew is a true sportsman threw and threw and will be a fantastic edition to our team.  Most only know Drew as an author or saltwater fly fishing and tying guru, however he is also a passionate hunting enthusiast and PSE certified archery instructor as well! He has an easy-going demeanor and a true gift for teaching both on the water and in the field. We are proud to welcome Drew to the Williams Knife Co. family and look forward to partnering with him on all his hunting and fishing adventures!”

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02/6/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Summary:
Drew Chicone, Fly Designer, Author, Outdoor Writer, Materials Expert and creator of www.saltyflytying.com has joined the G Loomis family as a fly and conventional tackle Pro Ambassador.

IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 6, 2017 – PRLog — “We are very excited to announce the addition of Drew Chicone to the G. Loomis Ambassador Team” said Red Kulper, Marketing Manager at  G. Loomis. “When people discuss leading innovators in saltwater fly tying – any tying , really – Drew’s always a huge part of the conversation. He’s a passionate promotor of the sport, and a positive role model leading the charge for the next generation of anglers and tyers to come. He’s a welcome addition to the finest group of athletes in the sport of fly fishing today.”

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05/26/2016

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Summary:
Drew Chicone, Author, Educator, Saltwater Fly Designer and creator of www.saltyflytying.com has joined Umpqua Feather Merchants Signature Fly Designer Team.

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Summary:

FishBrain (www.fishbrain.com), the world’s fastest-growing app and social network for the world’s biggest hobby – sport fishing – Welcomes Joe Mahler and Drew Chicone to their panel of experts.

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Drew Chicone Wins 2014 IFTA Iron Fly Competition

Posted by Drew Chicone On August 1st

08/01/2014 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Summary:
Fly Designer, Author, Award Winning Writer, and Dyna-King, Inc. Professional Fly Tying Team Member Drew Chicone is Crowned 2014 IFTA Iron Fly Champion. 

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July 28, 2014

“Redfish Flies” is a detailed guide with step-by-step instructions for tying eight proven redfish flies – 175 pages illustrated with ultra-hi resolution images.

Redfish Flies, by Drew Chicone
PRLog – Aug. 1, 2014 – SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — “Redfish Flies” is loaded to the gills with ultra high resolution photography illustrating how to tie and fish some of todays best redfish patters.  Guides and guru’s from Florida to Louisiana and everywhere in between have contributed their go-to redfish bugs.  There’s no guess work here, elaborate step-by-step instructions for tying these eight proven redfish flies will walk you through the process of creating flies that work.  Insightful interviews with each patterns creator will help you understand what conditions the fly is best suited for, and how the fly should be fished.  Stunning photos from renowned photographers Pat Ford, Adrian Gray and David McCleaf will awe and inspire you to dust off your vise and get tying!

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Summary:
Drew Chicone, Author, Outdoor Writer, Fly Designer, Photographer, Lecturer, Materials Expert and creator ofwww.saltyflytying.com is accepted by the Outdoor Writing Association of America (O.W.A.A)

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Summary:
“Snook Flies” is a detailed guide with step-by-step tying instructions for tying 8 proven patterns for catching snook from the beach.

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