Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Summer at Headwaters”

This video of fly fishing Georgia’s small streams for brook trout will have you dreaming of summer in no time. Via Winged Reel.

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Tippets: Writing Tips and Tricks, SCOF Fly Tying Pot Lucks 

Whether you’re fishing far-flung exotic locales or well-known homewaters, sharing time on the water through writing is part of fly fishing’s history. Jess McGlothlin shares some of her best tips for writing your fishing stories, via Fire Girl Photography. Southern … more

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Video Hatch: “Tour de Tahoe”

This short film features a three-day, sixty-mile biking and fly fishing trip along the Tahoe Rim Trail. Via Freehub Magazine.

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AFFTA Hiring Communications Manager

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced their search for a Communications Manager, a position that will work “on communications to AFFTA members, media, affiliate groups and the general public.” Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Winter Fishing Safety, DeGala’s Ethical Egg

Winter fishing conditions clear out the crowds of anglers, but also bring unique threats. Todd Tanner writes about fishing when there are ice sheets on the water and a dangerous situation he survived in this article via Hatch Magazine. While there … more

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Fly Fishing USA Team Qualifier in North Carolina This Weekend

Anglers will complete for a places on the Fly Fishing Team USA at the upcoming Southeast regional tournament set to be held January 13-14, 2018. Qualifying anglers will represent the U.S. at the 2018 World Fly Fishing Championship in Comano … more

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Tippets: Winter Edition of Tenkara Angler, Winter Redfishing

The winter 2017-2018 edition of The Tenkara Angler is now available to read freely online. “The ‘Winter’ issue of Tenkara Angler focuses on many off-water pursuits – with a fly tying feature, a tamo building DIY, a core conditioning workout, … more

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Tippets: Boundary Waters Mining, Benbow Dam Demolition, California’s Lost Salmon

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has “opened up the possibility of hard-rock mining on the borders of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Voyageurs National Park, reversing an Obama-era decision that might have protected the wilderness for decades.” Via The Star … more

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Tippets: Fly Fisherman 2018 Conservationist of the Year, De-Icing Guides

Sandy Moret has been named 2018 Conservationist of the Year by Fly Fisherman. Founder of Now or Neverglades, Moret has “fought Florida’s water management policies, which historically focused on satisfying the demands of the sugar cane industry to the detriment … more

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Video Hatch: “Salmon”

This short film features fly fishing for salmon in the waters of Sweden and Norway. Via Tellis Katsogiannos.

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