Author Archives: Erin Block

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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Video Hatch: “50/50 On the Water”

This short film features the Orvis 50/50 On the Water campaign, whose goal is to create gender parity on the water.

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RepYourWater and National Wildlife Federation Partner on Asian Carp Threat

RepYourWater and the National Wildlife Federation have joined forces to help raise awareness about the threat of invasive Asian carp to the Great Lakes. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: In the Loop, Tenkara Angler Spring Issue

In the first episode of Redington’s educational series “In the Loop,” learn what not to do when approaching water. Check out The Approach with Bob Frankfurter. The Spring 2018 issue of “The Tenkara Angler” is now available to read freely … more

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Ned Hobson Joins SIMMS

Simms has announced the appointment of Ned Hobson to Senior Director of Design. “Ned’s industry knowledge and experience, along with a proven track record in brand management are key elements for this leadership role,” said Bart Bonime, VP of Merchandising … more

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