Author Archives: Erin Block
This is a beautifully filmed short about mixing passions: fixed gear bicycles and fly fishing. Via Movi-Media.
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
The San Gabriel Mountains have been designated as a national monument. Trout Unlimited is praising the decision, “which should help protect and enhance the unique fishing and hunting opportunities in the San Gabriel Mountains.” Read more in the press release … more
Artist Eric Estrada takes us on a tour of the Everglades, featuring its diverse fish and colorful personalities. Via Estrada Art.
Successful fishing isn’t just luck, and Phil Monahan shares an article by the late William G. Tapply on tactics for fooling “PhD” trout via Orvis. The implementation of a no-wake rule on a Minnesota lake and the good fishing thereafter caused … more
From budget cuts to genetic research, there are many reasons wild fish populations need to be put back under the spotlight. Kirk Deeter highlights what he sees as “the next hotbutton issue in fly fishing” in a recent post on … more
The intersection of human development and wildlife habitat are usually at severe odds. However, new research reveals that 27 offshore oil rigs in California provide outstanding marine habitat. “There’s an opportunity to put out structures that maximize fisheries and conservation … more