Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Small Streaming”

This beautiful short film of three brothers reunited on the water reminds us to make every season and moment with family count. Via Brothers on the Fly.

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Tippets: Fatten Up Flies, Fish Listener, Forest Service Called Out on Groundwater

Traditionally, soft hackle Tenkara flies are tied with slim bodies for a sleek, attractive profile. But Jason Klass re-examines the practice and gives us four good reasons to fatten up our flies. Harun Muhammad is one of Malaysia’s last “fish … more

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Video Hatch: “GEOBASS: Botswana”

In this fifth episode in Costa’s GEOBASS series, the adventure ranges from surviving hippo attacks to incredible footage of African tigerfish and golden bass.

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Tippets: FishSens Magazine, Tailings Cleanup, Michigan Flies

The new web site FishSens Magazine provides in-depth information on current fisheries science and management issues, and “aims to keep professional anglers and fishery researchers up to date on developments in their industries.” Cleanup from Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley tailings disaster … more

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Brent Bauer Named Director of Product Management at Umpqua Feather Merchants

For the past 14 years, Brent Bauer has worked as director of operations and production for Umpqua Feather Merchants and will now be taking on a new role as director of product management for the company. Read more in the … more

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Bristol Bay River Academy

The Bristol Bay River Academy teaches local students essential skills of how to become fishing guides. “The Academy opens the door for local kids to pursue sport fishing jobs in their communities, and enables them as future Bristol Bay guides to … more

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Snake River Waterkeeper to Host Community Screening of “DamNation”

A community screening of the documentary “DamNation” will be hosted by Snake River Waterkeeper on Tuesday, September 2nd, in Jackson Hole, WY. Funds raised will go to support the recently formed Snake River group that is part of the larger … more

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Tippets: Cleaning Lines, Sunscreen in Ocean Waters, Gaspé Atlantic Salmon

Cleaning your fly lines can improve casting ability and quality. Brian Kozminski talks with Erick Johnson of Scientific Anglers about the best methods and products to use to keep your casting smooth and even extend the life of your line. … more

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Video Hatch: “The Easy Road”

Good fishing is not often found along easy roads. This short film from Waist Deep Media goes off the beaten path.

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Tippets: New Yorker Photos from Bristol Bay, Gaspe Atlantic Salmon, Improving the Coasts

Commercial fisherman Corey Arnold recently shared photos from a day in his life in Bristol Bay, Alaska. “I’m balancing many variables of the fishing operation, and then I have to stop and think creatively,” he says of his photography work. … more

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