Author Archives: Erin Block

Two New Board Members Join AFFTA Board of Directors

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced two new members to their board of directors: Steve Bendzak, Vice President of Sales at Simms Fishing Products, and Dr. Brandon Shuler, freelance journalist and Oceans Advocate for The Oceans Conservancy. Read … more

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Tippets: Farm Runoff, Pine & Kimmel Talk Fishing, Dos and Don’ts for Guided Trips

A new report from Datu Research shows the work yet to be done for voluntary adaption of conservation practices on agricultural land, which is the leading contributor to decreased water quality in the Mississippi River Basin. “Too much agricultural land … more

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Flies for Kids

Flies for Kids helps get young people introduced to the world of fly tying. One of the ways anglers can help is by donating unused flies, which will be packaged in Cliff boxes donated by Cliff Outdoors, and then given … more

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Video Hatch: “Man’s Best Escape With Man’s Best Friend”

Sometimes the best fishing companions come on four legs, as shown in this short film of fly fishing for Northern Pike in the Nunavut Territory.

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Tippets: Saving Steelhead, Clinch Knot for Droppers, Fleshing Out Stories

Washinton’s Olympic Peninsula is home to one of the last native populations of winter steelhead in the state. A petition has been started to ask that the Statewide Steelhead Management Plan that was adopted by the Washington Fish and Wildlife … more

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Strong Support for Browns Canyon Monument

At a recent public hearing, anglers gathered to show their support for protecting Browns Canyon in Colorado with National Monument status. Read more in the press release below.

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Public Lands Measures Attached to Defense Bill Ensure Habitat Protection

Bipartisan efforts in a House vote resulted in the approval of vital public lands measures for protection of fish and game habitat, and designation of new wilderness areas. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “River Snorkel: Under The Ice”

Go beneath the icy crust of winter to get an underwater look at Coho salmon in their last days, after their magnificent run and spawn. Via River Snorkel.

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TFM’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways

Cameron Mortenson is kicking off the holiday season with the annual 12 Days of Christmas giveaways on The Fiberglass Manifesto. The event began Monday, December 8th and will run through Friday, December 19th, with daily gear giveaways centered around the … more

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Video Hatch: “The Curse Of The Black Bigote: Trailer”

A group of anglers explore waters off the Yucatan Coast in this trailer for the upcoming film from Lateral Line Media.

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