If you’re a fan of fly fishing writing and magazines then you’ve most likely heard of The Drake – an American quarterly that’s been running for 25 years featuring some of the best writers covering the why rather than the how of fly fishing.

It’s got a unique voice run by its founder, publisher and editor, Tom Bie, who is also a regular visitor to these shores, sampling the brown trout and salmon fishing to be had.

Soon after Tom visited Ireland earlier this year, Tom & Daire caught up with him to get his impressions of the fishing and how some of it compares to the waters he fishes in the States. Plus of course, they had to ask him about Drake mag and its 25 years of success…

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