Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Cole”

This short film features the story of an angler and his connection with the environment around him. Via Two Bearded Men.

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Tippets: Tick Prevention and Treatment, Learning from the Experts  

If you’re spending summers outside and on the water, ticks are inevitable. In this recent article emergency room physician Jason Quinn shares important information on identification, prevention and treatment of bites. Via Gear Junkie. Jason Randall has fished with anglers … more

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Video Hatch: “YETI Presents: 120 Days”

In this new short film from Yeti, guide David Mangum scouts the flats and talks about his passion for tarpon fishing.

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Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Hiring Social Media and Public Relations Manager

Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures has announced their search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of social media and public relations manager. The position is a full-time opportunity, based in Bozeman, Montana. Read more in the press release below.

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New Tool for Anglers Takes Fisheries Management Back-to-Basics

The Marine Fish Conservation Network has launched a new online resource created for anglers, providing “clear, reliable news and opinions about fisheries management in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.” Fissues.org aims to inform and engage anglers in fisheries management and conservation issues. Read more … more

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Video Hatch: “Marsh Hen Shorty Pt. 8: Spring!”

This short film from Marsh Hen Media features great footage of spring conditions while fishing for redfish.

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Tippets: Flylow’s Summer Gear, Fishing for Seasonal Species

Tahoe-based Flylow Gear has released their summer line of clothing for 2017. The collection focuses on the ‘modern mountain lifestyle,’ with pieces designed for action, “blending sun protection with quick drying fabrics and athletic stretch.” From windbreakers to functional polos, … more

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Tippets: Climate Change Rerouting Rivers, Wetland Grasses Dying on Louisiana Coast, Drilling in National Parks

A team of scientists have recorded the first documented case of river reorganization as a result of human-caused climate change. In 2016 a stream flowing through the Kaskawulsh Glacier in Kluane National Park, Yukon, began draining “in a different direction … more

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Theft of Bill Curtis’s Ashes Becomes a Whodunit

Last fall the ashes of Florida Keys fly-fishing legend Capt. Bill Curtis were recently stolen from a parked pickup truck, sparking a mystery in the style of a Carl Hiaasen novel. Curtis “had no spurned lovers, lifelong enemies, obsessed fans or … more

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Tippets: Catching Grass Carp, Best of Women’s Gear

Catching carp on a fly is a challenge, and grass carp present another set of difficulties. “They require an approach and finesse more commonly associated with finicky trout,” writes Drew Ross of Looknfishy, “but they have the power and fight … more

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