Author Archives: Erin Block
Continuing a five-year study to determine whether an Atlantic salmon fishery can be established in Lake Huron, 130,000 yearlings will be stocked at four locations in 2014. Trout anglers making the switch to salmon and steelhead face the learning curve … more
This trailer features a look at the philosophy behind the upcoming book Simple Fly Fishing: Techniques for Tenkara and Rod & Reel by Yvon Chouinard, Craig Mathews, and Mauro Mazzo. Available from Patagonia Books Spring 2014.
In a recent piece in Men’s Journal, Montana fly fishing guide Callan Wink recounts a day on the water with literary legends Jim Harrison and Peter Matthiessen. Don’t miss this masterful essay of perspective and wit.
Over two thousand acres of state-owned land in the Au Sable “Holy Waters” corridor is in danger from groundwater withdrawals operated by the fracking company EnCana. Anglers of the Au Sable along with a coalition of other like-minded groups are … more
The so called “Water Rights Protection Act” is misleading, says American Rivers, and over 60 conservation and sporting groups concur. If passed, this legislation could have serious impacts for anglers and access to public land and water. Read more in … more
After Idaho’s Elk Complex fire, streamside vegetation on the area’s rivers needed some help. In this film short Wes Atkinson shows the hard work done as well as its result.
The Pareto-principle—stating that 80% of the results will come from 20% of causes/inputs—might well translate to our sport, writes Daniel Galhardo. From locations to flies, Galhardo wonders about the rule’s application to fly fishing. Via Tenkara USA. Devastating early fall … more
This fascinating footage provides and underwater view of coho salmon migrating up Issaquah Creek.