Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Connect”

This beautiful short film from Matt Dunkinson features friends fishing for grayling on the River Test.

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Tippets: Fly Punk Issue 3, Positioning on the Water

The third issue of Fly Punk Magazine is now available to read freely online. Issue 3 features fly fishing for Arapaima and stories from the US, French Polynesia, France and the UK, as well as videos and a book review. … more

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Video Hatch: “The Devils”

The Devils River runs through the middle-of-nowhere Texas. In this short film join fly-fishing guide Alvin Dedeaux and tournament fisher Miles Burghoff as they take on the Devils River and connect over their shared love of angling. Via Yeti.

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Yvon Chouinard: Success on His Own Terms

When Yvon Chouinard finally accepted the fact that he was a businessman, he wanted to distance himself from “those pasty-faced corpses in suits” in magazine ads. “If I had to be a businessman, I was going to do it in … more

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Tippets: Lahontan Cutthroat on the Rebound, Trump Budget Bad News for Anglers, Kenai’s Shrinking King Salmon Population

Once thought extinct, Lahontan Cutthroat are on the rebound in Nevada’s Pyramid Lake. Jonathan Wright highlights the comeback along with some of the difficulties the population faces in this article via Fly Fisherman. The 2018 budget proposed by President Trump … more

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Video Hatch: “Emerge: Landon Mace”

After serving his country as soldier, Landon Mace moved home to Bend, Oregon to follow his passion for fly fishing. Via Bote.

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Tippets: Common Fly Fishing Mistakes, Standard Patterns for Your Fly Box

From false casting to honest communication with your guide, expert anglers take on the question “What is the single most common mistake you see your clients make, and what can I do to avoid it?” in the most recent “Ask … more

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Zimmerman Talks Carp

For author and fly tier Jay Zimmerman, carp are not a side show, writes Zach Matthews, “they are the main event.” Zimmerman talks fly patterns, carp behavior, and different fishing environments in this interview via American Angler.

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Tippets: Primer for Flats Fishing Slam, Three Cs of Trout Fishing

Jon Covich of Cuba Fishing Outfitters writes about the essentials of flats fishing for the grand slam: bonefish, permit, and tarpon. From casting practice to questions to ask your guide, read more here. The presence of current, cover and cuisine provides good … more

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Video Hatch: “Back to the Roots”

This short film from Christian Ihrybauer pays homage to good life and good friends in Punta Allen and Ascension Bay.

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