Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: C&R Technique, Fixing Leaky Waders

Proper handling technique is perhaps the most important part of catch-and-release fishing. “Sure the fish may be swimming away after mishandling them, but they could be stressed or in a vulnerable state for a while afterwards,” explains Ben Duchesney. “That … more

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Tippets: Galhardo Talks Tenkara, Tips for Unsnagging Flies

Founder of Tenkara USA Daniel Galhardo was recently featured in an interview on Colorado Public Radio. Galhardo talks about the ancient Japanese technique and its perfect application on small streams here. “Tenkara shows us there is a different way of … more

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New Abel Website

Colorado-based Abel Fly Reels has announced the release of a redesigned website with new content. Read more in the press release below.

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The River Kings: Robert DeMott & Jim Harrison

In a recent interview author Robert DeMott talks about his long friendship with fellow writer and angler Jim Harrison. “He used to always come back to the metaphor of the river—for time, fluidity, and movement forward,” says DeMott. Read the conversation … more

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Tippets: Travel & Photography Tips, Fishing the Driftless Region

From dry bags to protective hard-shell cases, photographer Bryan Gregson outlines his tips for traveling with camera equipment in tow in a recent article via Venturing Angler. “There’s no right way, but there are ways to make it easier and … more

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Video Hatch: “Sage X”

In the latest behind the scenes video from Sage, “Behind The X” features the story and designers of the X rod.

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Tippets: Fishing a Hopper Dropper Rig, Topwater Presentation

In the newest installment of RIO’s How To series, Rob Parkins explains and demonstrates how to fish a hopper dropper rig, offering up great information and tips for easy and effective ways to fish tandem flies. When fishing topwater for … more

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Conservation Hawks Promotes New Film with Giveaway

In promotion of its new film, Conservation Hawks has announced a giveaway that includes 10 fly fishing trips as well as outdoor gear items. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “A Day In The Life: Alaskan Bush Guide”

In this short film, Evan Schock shares footage from his first season working as a fly fishing guide in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

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Tippets: RepYourWater Native Trout Series, Up Your Streamer Game

RepYourWater has a new hat series that benefit native western trout. From bull trout and grayling to greenback cutthroat and California golden trout, the series features 21 options, with 10% going to The Western Native Trout Initiative. See the entire … more

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