Author Archives: Erin Block

“Wild Reverence” On Demand

The documentary “Wild Reverence” from North Fork Studios is now available in its entirety to rent or buy on demand. Watch the trailer for the film below.

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Tippets: Honoring Victor Atiyeh, Choosing Lenses, Pollution of Midwest Streams

Former Oregon governor  Victor Atiyeh was also an involved fly angler and conservationist. He was instrumental in purchasing the lower section of the Deschutes and creating the Oregon Wildlife Heritage Foundation. Atiyeh recently passed away, and an exhibition of papers, … more

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PEAK Fishing Releases Jurassic Series Products

PEAK has announced the release of a new line of products called the “Jurassic Series,” designed specifically for tying large flies for fresh and saltwater. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “Saving Wild Salmon”

In this short documentary, First Nations, fishermen, conservationists, and other experts join together to explain how we can save wild Pacific salmon by changing the way we fish.

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Tippets: DIY Beaver Island, Yukon River Salmon, Youth Fly Fishing Team

Catch a recent piece by Dave Hosler about a DIY trip to the famed Beaver Island, accompanied by top-notch photography. Salmon populations on the Yukon River have been decreasing, and researchers point to a possible culprit: northern pike. “Although it … more

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Abel Zinger Wins Accessory Category at IFTD

Abel Reels took home top honor in the Accessory category at the recent IFTD show. The Abel “Zinger” is a fresh take and modern design of a classic accessory. Read more in the press release below.

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Hacking for Fisheries Management

“Hackathons” have been used in the technology industry to problem solve and find innovative answers. And the setup is now being used in the field of conservation as well. Recently, the the U.S. Department of State hosted a “Fishackathon” to … more

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Take Action for Low Flow Closures

Wild fish advocates are pushing for low-flow closures on California’s drought-stricken Gualala River to protect salmon and steelhead. Please take time to comment on the proposed regulatory changes now through August 7, 2014. Read more in the press release below. 

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Korkers Releases K-5 Bomber Wading Boot

Korkers has announced the release of a new boot designed to meet the demands of professional guides and hardcore anglers. The K-5 Bomber wading boot “raises the bar in terms of durability, fit, and support,” says Brian Chaney, CEO and … more

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Tippets: Water Use, Tips for Small Streams, Salmon By-Product Protein

A national survey has revealed that the states with the highest water use are also the ones in most severe drought. Data shows much of the use is for agricultural purposes: irrigation and power generation and watering plants and lawns. … more

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