Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “After Equinox”

This film features beautiful footage of tailing redfish on an autumn day in the Lowcountry. Via Lowcountry Journal.

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Tippets: PHW Fundraising, Saving Big Old Fish, Stealth and Carp

The 2nd Annual Fundraiser for Project Healing Waters will run the week of Veterans Day (November 10th – 14th). Personal and company donations to the event are welcomed and can be submitted via the Hammer Creek Fly Fishing blog. Matriarchs of the … more

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Josh Prestin Joins Redington as Brand Manager

Redington has announced the addition of Josh Prestin to their team as Brand Manager. “One of my main initiatives at Redington is to foster a brand voice and presence that speaks to the hard-core angler without alienating the newcomer,” says … more

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Tippets: Interview with Conway Bowman, Satellite Technology for Conservation, Kids on the Water

Conway Bowman, based in San Diego, has become well-known for his guiding for mako sharks on the fly. He sits down to talk about everything from his TV show to favorite gear in a recent conversation with Bjorn Stromsness on … more

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Casting Against Cancer

Nearly 20 years ago, Dr. Benita Walton, a breast reconstructive surgeon and avid angler, and Gwen Perkins, an Orvis fly-fishing instructor, teamed up to create Casting for Recovery. The non-profit hosts forty-two weekend fly fishing retreats each year in thirty-five … more

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Fish for Jose 2015

Anglers are being asked to share their fishing photos via social media in honor of fly fishing legend Jose Wejebe. Use the hashtag #fishforjose through January 18, 2015. Read more in the press release below.

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Fall Fishing in Rocky Mountain National Park

The fall months are one of the best times to be fishing Rocky Mountain National Park. “Despite the well-traveled, national-park atmosphere, it’s still relatively easy to find a segment of river where you can immerse yourself in the solitude of … more

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Tippets: Good News on River Recovery, Untangling Leader Knots, Writing of Nick Lyons

Recent research released from Oregon State University shows that rivers are able to recover after the removal of a dam at a faster rate than previously thought. Read more via KTVZ. There’s always the question of whether to untangle knots … more

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Video Hatch: “FIXED for Fly Fishing”

This is a beautifully filmed short about mixing passions: fixed gear bicycles and fly fishing. Via Movi-Media.

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Tippets: Joint Support for EPA’s “Clean Power,” Saltwater Casting Mistakes, TU Fights Maryland Fracking

Hunting, angling and outdoor conservation groups have joined together to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. “America’s hunters, anglers, and the $90 billion a year industry that supports them encourage long overdue action to address climate change and … more

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