Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Primer for Flats Fishing Slam, Three Cs of Trout Fishing

Jon Covich of Cuba Fishing Outfitters writes about the essentials of flats fishing for the grand slam: bonefish, permit, and tarpon. From casting practice to questions to ask your guide, read more here. The presence of current, cover and cuisine provides good … more

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Video Hatch: “Back to the Roots”

This short film from Christian Ihrybauer pays homage to good life and good friends in Punta Allen and Ascension Bay.

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Tippets: Fishing Undercut Banks, Tying Soft Hackles

In this recent instructional video Dave and Amelia Jensen demonstrate how to effectively fish undercut banks. Learn the ins and outs of finding and catching fish in these situations in the “Master Class Monday” series via Orvis. The Partridge and … more

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Watershed Drybags

Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Watershed creates unique drybags and packs made in the USA. Each bag features a patented Watershed Zipdry closure that’s similar to a heavy duty freezer bag which ensures a watertight seal even when submerged or … more

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Video Hatch: “The Stories We Wear”

In this short film from Patagonia, surfer and fly angler Andrew Tarplee shares the stories of his well-seasoned and favorite hat.

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Tippets: Guide Life, Choosing the Right Hook

Guide Moose Hofer is the fishing experience manager for Crested Butte-based travel company, Eleven Experience. He sits down for an interview with Outside Online about working hard and living his dream: “I have no regrets that I chose quality of … more

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AMFF to Honor Thomas McGuane with 2017 Heritage Award

Author and MidCurrent board member Thomas McGuane will be honored with the 2017 Heritage Award by The American Museum of Fly Fishing. The event will be held April 5, 2017, at a public reception hosted at the Racquet & Tennis … more

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Tippets: Gear Maintenance, Tips for Spotting Fish

Gear maintenance is essential to good performance on the water. In this recent article Ben Duchesney outlines how to maintain fly rods and reels, including tips on everything from proper storage to seasonal cleaning. Via Postfly Box. Being able to see … more

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Tippets: Pruitt Denies Climate Change, California Salmon, Op-Ed on the Pebble Mine, Great Lakes Steelhead

Scott Pruitt, head of the EPA, recently stated that humans are not responsible for the changing climate. Pruitt “has dismissed decades of research, thousands upon thousands of peer-reviewed climate papers, and the near-unanimous opinion of the scientific community,” writes Todd Tanner. … more

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Video Hatch: “Ghost Stories”

This short film documents the changes being made to Bahamas regulations, fishing, and guiding. Via World Angling.

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