Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Alphonse—The Heart of the Indian Ocean”

This film is the full version release of a fly fishing trip to Alphonse, an island in Seychelles. Via Black Fly Eyes.

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Tippets: 5 Rivers Challenge, Line Maintenance, Stuck Ferrules

In the upcoming 5 Rivers Challenge, test your angling skills while fishing some of the most remarkable wild trout waters in California, including The Pit River, Fall River, McCloud River, Upper Sacramento River and Hat Creek. Proceeds from the go … more

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Fly Fishing Show Adds Atlanta Area

The Fly Fishing Show has announced a new location of Atlanta, Georgia, to be added for next year’s circuit. Complete dates for 2017 have been released as well. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Florida’s Toxic Water, Beaver Dams & Stream Restoration, Tracking Fish Migrations, Unplugging Glen Canyon Dam

Learn more about the petition to Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to decrease levels of toxic chemicals in Florida’s waterways, via Progress Florida. In Montana and California The Nature Conservancy is modeling stream restoration … more

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Tippets: Fly Fishing Buyer’s Guide, Tying the Bass Buster, Ethics of Keeping Fish

From bug repellant to reels, the 2016 Buyer’s Guide from Outside Magazine features fly fishing essentials for the upcoming seasons. The “Bass Buster” fly is a great bluegill imitation. Learn how to tie the pattern in this recent instructional video … more

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2016 FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship

This year, the 36th FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship will be held in the United States and will include teams of anglers from over 30 countries. The event will take place September 11-18, 2016 in the rivers and lakes … more

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Redington’s Home Waters Events

Redington’s Home Waters event series will kick off on the Deschutes River May 21, 2016. Home Waters “is a celebration of shared experiences on the water,” says Redington brand manager Josh Prestin. “We’re excited to hit the water and engage … more

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Video Hatch: “Jungle Tarpon Diaries Vol.1”

This film from Solid Adventures features fly fishing the jungle waters of northern Costa Rica.

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Tippets: The Best Knots, Telluride MountainFilm Festival

From backing to tippet, creating a seamless line from the reel to fish can be difficult. Ross Purnell distills important information about tying the best knots for fly fishing in this recent article. “The reality is that knot tying is … more

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IGFA Great Marlin Race

The IGFA Great Marlin Race is the biggest citizen science billfish satellite tagging initiative to date. Since 2011, 241 satellite tags in 7 species of billfish in 20 different countries have been deployed. You can see tag locations here as well as tracking via … more

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