Flyfishing author Chris Santella’s visit to Turneffe Atoll was the latest chapter in what has become an Ahab-like obsession with hooking a permit, a quest that has taken me to Boca Paila, Ascension Bay and Chetumal Bay on the Yucatán Peninsula and Ambergris Caye in Belize.
Tom Bie is the founder, editor, and publisher of The Drake. He started the magazine in 1998 as an annual newsprint publication based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He then moved it to Steamboat, Colorado (1999), Boulder, Colorado (2001), and San Clemente, California (2004), as he took jobs as managing editor at Paddler, Senior Editor at Skiing, and Editor-in-Chief at Powder, respectively. Tom and The Drake are now both based in Denver, Colorado, where The Drake is finally all grows up(Swingers, 1996) to a quarterly magazine.