Author Archives: Erin Block
Having a communication device in remote locations can save your life. From cell phones to emergency beacons, Joe Jackson outlines some of the best on the market in this recent article via Outside Online. We can’t always choose the optimal … more
This beautiful short film features fishing for grayling on the River Test, Hampshire UK. Via Matt Dunkinson.
In a three-part series, steelhead guide Travis De Boer writes about his first saltwater fly fishing trip. Read his preconceived notions and they played out on the water for bonefish, tarpon, and permit. Via Silver Bow Fly Shop. From yarn … more
Tucked deep in a remote canyon, a ribbon of crystal clear water holds a robust population of wild rainbows and a few trophy brown trout that have seldom seen a hook. This short film from Mikey Wier features the journey …
Anglers can make a difference when they join together on a common cause and speak with one voice on conservation issues. “It’s much easier to gawk at fish porn, or drool over the latest epic fishing destination, or whine about … more
Tippets: Trout Fishing & Toxic Waters, Financial Assessment of Pebble Deposit, B.C. Steelhead, Proposed Paradise Valley Mine
President Trump recently signed a bill nullifying the Office of Surface Mining’s Stream Protection Rule, which was designed to further protect waterways from coal mining waste. “There is, of course, a public health element to this, too,” writes Monte Burke. … more
This film features friends and fish of the waters of Jämtland, Sweden. Via Wyeld Fly Fishing.
In this recent article Domenick Swentosky thoroughly outlines techniques and rigging options for tight line nymphing with an indicator. “Tight line nymphing is my default approach on most rivers. I like the control, the contact and the immediacy of strike detection. … more
What do you carry in your pack on the water? Ben Duchesney writes about what he chooses for his fishing bag, and why he’s “a firm believer of keeping it simple and straightforward with my gear selection, which makes my … more