October 2016


LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS at ABACO LODGE

Joe Drew

  What could be better? The great thing about a hosted trip is exceptional fishing at a top-notch lodge—but also combining that action with valuable lessons from a seasoned professional. And the only thing better than having one professional host is having two! Join Joe Mahler and Drew Chicone at Abaco Lodge for 5 nights and 4 days of bonefishing on the pristine flats of Abaco. Joe is one of America’s best casting instructors, and he will have you throwing tight loops into ocean breezes in no time, while Drew will help ensure that the fly you’re delivering with those improved casting skills is as “fishy” as possible. There are only 10 spots available for each week long session, and several of them are already spoken for.   2017 Dates March 1st – 6th (5 nights and 4 days Fishing) –  6 SPOTS AVAILABLE June 26th – July 1st (5 nights and 4 days Fishing) –  8 SPOTS AVAILABLE Rate per person $4,950.00 (includes 5 nights lodging in single room, 4 days fishing with shared guide, all meals and drinks, taxes and transfer to/from lodge) About Strip-Strike University Over the span of many trips, fly fishing buddies Drew Chicone and Joe Mahler noticed one common thread. Wherever the fly rod took them, they ended up teaching. Fly tying, casting, knots and rigging – you name it.  At every turn on every trip there was someone that would say “show me that cast” or “teach me to tie that fly.” And so Strip-StrikeUniversity was born. Strip-Strike schools are held in locations that offer a combination of great fly fishing and a setting that is conducive to learning and perfecting essential fly fishing skills in the most enjoyable way, conditions that Abaco lodge can easily cope with. Students will learn the finer points of what Chicone and Mahler call “TC&C” (tying, casting & catching).  Each day […]

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