Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Portraits of a Predator”

Known for their aggressive nature, and native to the Pacific Northwest, bull trout are an apex predator. This film shows them in a different light, calm and cool underwater.

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Tippets: Underwater Photography Techniques, Blood Pressure of Fish Gills

There are unique aspects to consider when composing an underwater photography shot. Matt Jones outlines some of the most reliable tips for success in a recent article on Hatch Magazine. As anglers know, fish gills are delicate, but the science … more

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The Big Year

Mike and Aimee Eaton and their son Gus have embarked on an impressive trip for 2015: traveling the United States with the goal of catching every major game fish species in the U.S. They talk about the balance of working jobs … more

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Video Hatch: “The Raffle”

Skinny Water Culture raffle winner Mark Vedder joins Dan Decibel and Jason Fernandez  for this short film about “a day in the life.”

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2015 Quiet Water Symposium

The Quiet Water Symposium, now in its 20th year, features what’s new in the world of non-motorized watercraft and offers a variety of informational programs and exhibitions ranging from wilderness first aid to meal preparation for paddle trips. The 2015 … more

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Colorado TU River Stewardship Gala

Colorado Trout Unlimited will host its annual annual River Stewardship Gala on March 13, 2015 at the Arvada Center. The event helps to raise funds for conservation and restoration projects statewide. Read more in the press release below.

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Fly Tying Marathon to Support Project Healing Waters

The Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Quantico program and the Fort Belvoir Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program will host the Second Annual Fly Tying Marathon at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia on Saturday March … more

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Video Hatch: “Winter Sadness 4K”

Breathtaking shots of the coldest season fill this short film from Vaidas Uselis.

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Tippets: Reading Water, Fish Farm Escapees, Matching Rod to Fly

Reading water can sometimes be difficult. In a short instructional video, Tom Rosenbauer breaks down where trout tend to hold in streams, and gives pointers for recognizing patterns on the water. New research published in the journal Marine Policy points … more

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Video Hatch: “GEOBASS Season 2: Peacock Bass in Brazil”

The second season of GEOBASS will premiere at the 2015 Bassmaster Classic in Greenville, SC. See select footage in this trailer from Costa Sunglasses.

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