Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Your Fly Fishing Go-Bag, Choosing a Fly Fishing Partner

Putting together a “go-bag” of essential items can save a day on the water, and even a longer destination trip. Read George C. Costa’s tips via Hatch Magazine. Many anglers enjoy the solitude fly fishing brings, but as David Grossman … more

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Video Hatch: “Polar Opposites”

In this short film the Adipose Productions crew heads south to discover the shallow water fishing opportunities in the winter months.

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Tippets: Tying the Emerald Shanker, Haslinger Breviary Bought by Yale

The Emerald Shanker is a great baitfish/minnow pattern for steelhead and smallmouth bass. This intruder and scandi inspired pattern can be tied in a few variations, which Kevin Hospodar demonstrates in this instructional video. The Haslinger Breviary, a devotional book that contains … more

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Atlanta Fly Fishing Show to Kick-Start ‘17 Angling Season

The Fly Fishing Show has announced the addition of an Atlanta event for the 2017 season. The inaugural Atlanta Fly Fishing Show will take place Feb. 3-4, 2017 at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Georgia. Read more in the press … more

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Video Hatch: “Snow Day”

This short film highlights the beauty and silence of spending a snow day on the water. Via TOPO Films.

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Tippets: Nymphing Resources, Planning a Float Trip

The internet is a great tool for sharing information, and Domenick Swentosky gathers some of the best resources for learning more about tight line and euro nymphing techniques, via Troutbitten. In this article on Postfly Box Stephanie Winter of Big Hole Lodge in … more

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Video Hatch: “120 Days”

This short film from Travis Rummel and Ben Knight of Felt Soul Media captures an angler’s obsession with tarpon and the dedication it takes to become an expert. The film will be features in the 2017 Fly Fishing Film Tour.

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Islamorada SailFly Results 2017

The 17th Islamorada SailFly competition was recently held in Florida. Thirteen teams participated in the fly-fishing only event, with Captain Randy Towe leading Bernard Paul-Hus to their second win in five years. Read more in the press release below.

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Fly Punk Issue 2 is Released

The second issue of Fly Punk is now freely available to read online. The bi-monthly publication “is not your normal fly fishing magazine, we won’t show you how to do it, instead we will try to figure out and share … more

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Tippets: California Salmon and Storms, Comment on Columbia and Snake River Dams, Medication Pollution, Climate Change Moves Fish North

While the recent storms in California have been good for the snowpack and reservoirs of the drought-stricken state, native salmon are struggling to survive. “We have eggs that were just recently laid in Lagunitas Creek and other tributaries which have … more

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