Author Archives: Erin Block
Focusing on juvenile tarpon in the mangroves of Mexico, this film short highlights a trip that looks like as much an adventure in culture as an encounter with fish.
Tippets: Cherry Blossom Special, Carp Magnetic Alignment, Tips for Identification, Moon Cycles and Sharks
Taking the lead from Bob Scammell’s book on matching insect hatches with seasonal flowers, Neil Waugh finds that cherry blossoms signal a prime time for pike. Read more via Neil Waugh Outdoors. While magnetic-field orientation has been studied in anadromous … more
With the water temperatures and levels rising, two friends hit the grass flats chasing redfish.
Fly fishing pioneer and legendary casting instructor Lefty Kreh shares an anecdote from a adventure Down Under, chasing the hard-fighting Nuigini Black Bass on a fly. From The American Museum of Fly Fishing and Jay Cavallaro.
Understanding body movement and feeding behavior is key to knowing where to place your fly when chasing tarpon. However getting it there is another matter entirely. Andy Mill goes through some tips for placing a well-timed cast on Fly Fishing … more
Captain of the Time Bandit, featured on Discovery’s show Deadliest Catch, Johnathan Hillstrand has come out in vocal opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay. As a commercial fisher, Hillstrand depends on a healthy ecosystem for his way … more
In honor of his life’s work, The Montana Arts Council recently awarded the prestigious “Montana’s Circle of American Masters in the Visual Folk and Traditional Arts” to bamboo rodmaker Glenn Brackett. Co-owner of Sweetgrass Rods in Twin Bridges, Brackett recently … more
Featuring workshops, marketplace, instruction, and their unique cane-rod casting competition, the second annual Hardy Cup will happen August 3-4 at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum in Livingston Manor, NY. Read more in the press release below.