Author Archives: Erin Block

New Fly Fishing Books

Flyfisher’s Guide to Eastern Trophy Tailwaters by Tom Gilmore is a book with detailed information on fishing waters such as the Upper Connecticut, Deerfield, Housatonic, Gunpowder, South Holston, Watauga, Tuckasegee, Chattahoochee and more. It contains everything from regulations and river characteristics, … more

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FWC Urged to Make Barracuda a Top Priority

As a result of noticeably declining barracuda population numbers, Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, KeysKeeper and the Lower Keys Guides Association have joined together in urging the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to improve barracuda regulations and conduct a barracuda … more

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Video Hatch: “Fall and Trout”

This short film features beautiful footage of fly fishing in Denmark. Via The Half Norwegians.

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TU’s Wild Steelhead Initiative

Trout Unlimited has announced the launch of a Wild Steelhead Initiative, an ambitious project to protect and restore wild steelhead fisheries throughout their native range in Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. The new conservation community, Wild Steelheaders United, will … more

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Video Hatch: “Fly Fishing for Salmon”

Russia’s remote Yokanga River is the setting for this footage of an angling destination with incredible landscape and fish.

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Tippets: Global Fishing Watch, Let It Ride, In for a Shock

Google has teamed up with mapping company SkyTruth and marine-advocacy group Oceana to develop a tool called “Global Fishing Watch.” By mapping commercial fishing boat locations, it is hoped this technology will help monitor illegal fishing activity. Even a misplaced … more

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Tippets: Jackman in “The River,” Carp and Collaboration, Best New Flies for 2015

Hugh Jackman stars in a new play which centers around a man’s relationship with two women, set against the backdrop of a fly-fishing trip. “The River,” will run at the Circle on the Square theatre in New York. Via The Independent. Operators … more

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Tippets: Micro Fishing, Natives in Yellowstone

Breaking large bodies of water into smaller segments is the difference between good fly fishing and great fly fishing. Kirk Deeter writes about several strategies for doing so in a recent article on Field & Stream’s Fly Talk blog. “Micro adjustments … more

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Moving Water Poster to Support The Henry’s Fork Foundation

The Henry’s Fork Foundation had made available posters of an original oil painting by Dave Hall entitled “Early Morning on the Upper Henry’s Fork.” All profits go to benefit the conservation efforts of the foundation. Read more in the press … more

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Stone Age Soles

The footprints of fishermen and their Stone Age fishing gear have been found in the dried up bed of an inlet on the island of Lolland in Denmark. Archeologists estimate they date from around 5,000 B.C. and they are working … more

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