Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Blue Halo Unicorns”

This short film features footage from a trip to find Dolly Varden, “some of the largest most beautiful char in existence.” Via Blue Halo.

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Tippets: Tenkara Angler Magazine, Learning the Water Haul Cast

The Summer 2016 issue of Tenkara Angler magazine is now live. From big fish tactics, and DIY trips, to tying patterns and techniques, this issue features 29 articles and is available to read freely online. In a short instructional video, Peter … more

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Compleat Angler Looking for Web Developer

Compleat Angler, a fly fishing shop in Fairfield County Connecticut, has announced their search for a developer for the store’s website and online presence. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: BTT’s Fix Our Water Initiative, Grayling and the ESA, Bonneville Cutthroat Restoration, Revival on the Elwha River

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s “Fix Our Water” initiative aims to engage anglers and the fishing industry in efforts to revise Florida’s water management practices and begin restoration of the Florida Everglades. For more information and to take action, visit … more

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Video Hatch: “High Country Gems”

Wild Cutthroat face threats from competing species, hybridization, habitat loss and climate change. But this short film from Pat Clayton and John Arnold show populations thriving and spawning in backcountry waters of the Greater Yellowstone region.

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NPR Interviews Jonathan Balcombe: “What Fish Know”

Jonathan Balcombe argues fish have a conscious awareness, also called “sentience,” and new research reveals some species can even recognize individual humans. Balcombe, author of the recently released book “What a Fish Knows,” talks with Terry Gross on Fresh Air. … more

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National Parks Fly Fishing Book Celebrates 100th NPS Anniversary

The new book “25 Best National Parks to Fly Fish” by Terry and Wendy Gunn and Bennett Mintz is a DIY manual for fly fishing every park from Maine to Alaska.  It’s published by Stonefly Press in honor and tribute to … more

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Video Hatch: “Farming Fish”

When you film fly fishing, a lot of things need to go right. The only thing guaranteed is that things will go wrong. The latest episode of Find Your Water gives a behind-the-scenes look at what happens when fish don’t bite, …

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Tippets: Successful Saltwater Techniques, Fishing in Hot Water

Louis Cahill rounds up seven must-see instructional videos for improving your saltwater technique. From casting to strip sets, find the compilation via Gink & Gasoline. As summer heats up and water temperatures rise, anglers should think carefully about the conditions … more

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Redington’s Sonic-Pro HD and HDZ Waders

Redington will add two new waders to their catalog this August. The Sonic-Pro HD and HDZ waders offer heavy duty construction for increased durability and long days on the water. Read more in the press release below.

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