This is Fly Magazine’s Issue 58 goes globe trekking to showcase a dynamic gang of anglers, writers, musicians, artists and photographers. As always, the latest installment takes readers around the world to unique destinations in pursuit of world class fly fishing. This is Fly Magazine contributor Mark Murray breaks the code to the insanely difficult Gabon fishery when he hits The Beach.
Contributing author and photographer Derek Olthuis tells us how fiberglass has made it’s presence known over the last few years as a handful of passionate anglers have pledged their undying support for a slower action rod with advantages all its own in Glass Love.
We sit down with Umpqua Signature Fly Designer Drew Chicone whose Contraband Crab took Best of Show for Saltwater Pattern at the 2016 IFTD Show in Orlando. Drew tells us about his love for baby tarpon and 6 patterns that are lethal for hooking these acrobatic beauties. Lastly, our featured photographer Kevin Dodge captures the beautiful, exciting – and at times dangerous – world that belongs to a vast collection of undersea creatures.