Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Ethics of Fishing Redds, Cautious Casting

The practice of targeting spawning trout for trophy shots can hurt both the sport and health of trout populations. In this article, Ryan Hudson writes about a recent situation he witnessed on the Green River in Wyoming and questions unethical … more

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The Unique MagniTyer Fishing Pouch

Along with providing convenient storage for fishing accessories, the MagniTyer Fishing Pouch includes a Fresnel magnifying lens that enlarges up to 300%, making it an ideal piece of gear for any angler with vision limitations. Read more in the press … more

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Outdoor Sportsman Group Promotes Ross Purnell to Publisher of Fly Fisherman Magazine

The Outdoor Sportsman Group has announced the promotion of Ross Purnell to publisher of Fly Fisherman. Purnell will also continue work as the magazine’s editor. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Jennifer Kelley joins Fly Life, Tying Durable Nymphs

Jennifer Kelley, an experienced environmental policy facilitator and natural resources adviser will join Fly Life Magazine as Conservation Editor in May of 2018. She will manage all aspects of the magazine’s conservation voice. Nymphs take a beating not only from … more

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Thomas & Thomas Welcomes Erin Foley

Thomas & Thomas has announced the appointment of Erin Foley to the role of marketing communications manager, overseeing the company’s social media, blog, email marketing campaigns and newsletters, digital advertising, and website updates. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “Desert Bass Fly Fishing”

This short film from Todd Moen and Catch Magazine highlights “a perfect day on a bass-filled desert ditch loaded with hungry smallmouth bass.”

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Instagram and Hero Shots

Hero shots require time to set up and take. And that time, writes Matt Labash, can kill fish. Compounding the issue is the rise of social media and posting of these photos for “likes” and “shares” to the great detriment … more

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Tippets: Rice Farmers Help California Salmon, Snake River Renewable Energy, Washington Bans Salmon Farms

California rice farmers are helping foster bug populations in floodplains to help support native salmon. “”What farmers are doing is reconnecting that floodplain natural wealth to the river system where it’s needed,” says Jacob Katz, senior scientist for California Trout.” … more

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Video Hatch: “Going Coastal”

In the new episode of The 5wt Chronicles from Eric Estrada, follow the journey as anglers fly fish the Low Country flood tides of North Florida and South Carolina.

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Disabled Veterans to Compete in Nationwide Fly Fishing Competition

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing has announced its Inaugural Fly Casting Competition, which will be co-hosted with Fly Fishers International. Regional competitions will conclude on May 31, 2018 with winners competing in the PHWFF Casting Competition Finals during the Fly … more

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