Fly Fishing Ambassadors Mahler and Chicone Bring Their Expertize to FISHBRAIN Subscribers.


FishBrain (, 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.


Moha Bensofia
VP of Business Development
Stockholm, Sweden
PH: +46 70-274 44 45
Email: [email protected]

Stockholm Sweden, (December 20th, 2014) “FISHBRAIN is proud to welcome the fly fishing duo of Joe Mahler and Drew Chicone  to the FISHBRAIN panel of experts.” Says Moha Bensofia, VP of Business Development at FISHBRAIN. Through their dedication to bringing fly casting and fly tying skills of the highest level to the mainstream, this duo has built a loyal following across the U.S. and beyond. We are excited for the new opportunities that Mahler and Chicone bring FISHBRAIN members to better their skills or add fly fishing to their angling arsenal.

Joe Mahler is one of America’s leading casting instructors as well as an author and illustrator. He resides in Fort Myers, Florida. His work appears in Fly Fisherman Magazine, Salt Water Sportsman, Outdoor life and other publications. Joe is also the author and illustrator of “Essential Knots & Rigs for Trout” and “Essential Knots & Rigs for Salt Water” (Stackpole Books). You have seen Joe casting away in national television commercials for Bass Pro Shops, Tracker and Mako Boats.

Joe is currently a SAGE ambassador, and a member of the Dyna-King Professional Tying Team. He also serves on the pro staffs for NuCanoe and Mustad. When not fishing the crystal waters of Southwest Florida, he can be found teaching fly casting to enthusiasts of all levels through his Fly Casters Workshop. Joe’s easy-going approach has made him a popular guest speaker at fishing clubs and sports shows. To learn more, visit

Drew Chicone is an author, lecturer, materials expert and one of the industry’s premier saltwater fly designers. His innovative techniques and passion for teaching has inspired a new generation of tyers. Drew’s latest books include “Feather Brain”, “Snook Flies” and “Redfish Flies.” His patterns appear in publications such as Fly Tyer, the Drake, and Fly Fisherman Magazine. Chicone’s fly creations, including the Detonator Crab, GT Pinfish, Tuscan Bunny, and Disco Shrimp, are both well known and in high demand among saltwater guides. Drew has been a certified casting instructor, and commercial fly tier for many years. Most recently, Drew was crowned “Iron Fly Champion” at the 2014, IFTD competition.

Drew is a member of Outdoor Writers Association of America, the Puglisi Professional Tying Team, Dyna-King Professional Tying Team, Daiichi Pro Staff, as well as a Royalty Tyer for Orvis.  

FishBrain is the world’s fastest growing app and social network for the world’s biggest hobby – sport fishing.FishBrain has already amassed over 650,000 registered users and 240,000 user-logged catches. Download FishBrain on IOS (App Store) and Android (Google Play) and join the action.

FishBrain has well over 650,000 users worldwide, with nearly half a million of them in the United States, and provides anglers access to all catches happening in their area. It allows users to follow fellow anglers and or fishing locations and receive intel on when and where to catch what fish species- and due to the fact that the users if the social network for anglers have added nearly 250,000 catches, the guys at FishBrain crunched those numbers and created the FishBrain Fishing Forecast, which drastically increases the chance of anglers achieving that dream catch. 

The FishBrain Forecast is a 21st century answer to the very popular solunar calendar theory, which offers anglers tips and advice as a result of crowd-sourced catch data added by the FishBrain community.

*FishBrain has achieved widespread recognition, having won several awards including Best Startup of 2014at the Mobil Galan awards in Stockholm, Slush in Helsinki in 2012, MTGx Google Glass Hackathon in San Francisco in 2013, Seedcamp Berlin in 2013, etc.

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