Author Archives: Erin Block
Through the month of October, Smith Optics will highlight women in action sports through their ‘Strong. Beautiful. Unstoppable.’ campaign. Smith will also donate$1 for every pair of sunglasses sold on their website to First Descents, a non-profit offering young adult … more
Fish species of the Antarctic manufacture proteins that simulate “antifreeze” and help them survive the extreme temperatures. New research shows that the antifreeze protein-bound ice crystals inside these fishes do not melt as the temperatures rise. Via Science Daily. Casting … more
The Outdoor Writers Association has come out in strong opposition to a recent U.S. Forest Service proposal that would require media outlets to pay for special-use permits before they taking film or photography in federally designated wilderness areas. Read more … more
This film short from Silvo Leinonen offers some wonderful footage of the waters and fish of Lapland.
Likening soft hackles to sharks, both the “oldest of their ilk,” Louis Cahill writes about the effectiveness of soft hackle flies. For tying recipes as well as techniques for fishing, check out his recent article on Gink & Gasoline. Researchers … more
This film short from Henrik Malmland has beautiful footage of scenery and trout fishing in Norway.