Drew Chicone, Fly Designer, Author, Outdoor Writer, Materials Expert and creator of www.saltyflytying.com has joined the Dyna-King, Inc. Professinal Fly Tying Team.
597 Santana Drive, Suite A
Cloverdale, CA 95425
CLOVERDALE, CA 95425 (February 6, 2013) “We are thrilled to have Drew Chicone join the Dyna-King Family of Professional Fly Tyers,” said Shannon Langevin, CFO at Dyna-King, Inc. “He is one of the most innovate saltwater fly tyers in the industry today, and his unique tying styles and extraordinary patterns are really making a splash in the world of saltwater fly fishing. I know that our clients and our team members will benefit greatly from his experience & contributions. Drew’s meticulous focus on detail is obvious, whether he is developing new saltwater fly patterns or teaching others how to correct or improve their own flies. This makes Drew a perfect fit with our customer satisfaction-driven culture and emphasis on unparalleled quality.”
About Drew Chicone
Drew Chicone is a Fly Designer, Photographer, Author, Instructor and Materials Expert whose passion for the sport has led him to the salty waters of Southwest Florida. He has lived and breathed the sport since he was tall enough to sit at the vise and his fly creations are both well-known and in high demand among Florida guides. Drew is a FFF Certified Casting Instructor and commercial fly tyer, whose patterns are sold in numerous fly shops. Articles by Drew have appeared in several publications including Fly Fishing in Saltwater magazine and Fly & Light Tackle Angler magazine, This is Fly magazine, and Angelo Peluso’s newest book Saltwater Flies of the Southeast and Gulf Coast. Recently Drew has partnered with Stackpole Books to publish his latest work Feather Brain – How to Design Better Saltwater Flies. He is a member of the Clear Cure Goo Pro Tyer Team, as well as a Royalty Tyer for the Orvis Company.
Drew is the Vice President of the Sanibel Fly Fishers, as well as a member of the Tarpon and Bonefish Trust, and plays an active role in the preservation of local fisheries by donating his time to Mote Marine’s Snook and Tarpon research programs. He enjoys instructing in person and on camera and has made several instructional videos. He is known for his willingness to help fly tyers young and old improve their skills at the vise. Drew is an entertaining and knowledgeable presenter, with an animated sense of humor and a high-energy personality that draws in the audience.
The public can also access Chicone’s Blog, monthly newsletters “The Salty Fly Tying Chronicle“, and earlier eBooks such as “Feathers- Tips, Tricks & Common Mistakes”, “Selecting Natural Materials” and “Essential Permit Patterns” by visiting www.saltyflytying.com. Follow Salty Fly Tying on Facebook or Twitter