Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Veterans Fly Fishing Yellowstone, Managing Line Tangles

A fly fishing trip to Yellowstone National Park with Sierra Club’s Military Outdoors program helped change the life of army veteran Evan Bogart. “He feels that spending time in the outdoors might be one step toward healing the trauma that … more

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Tippets: Farmed Salmon Escape, Agriculture and Idaho’s Snake River, Restoring Saltwater Flats

In August, a floating net pen full of farmed Atlantic Salmon “failed during a period of relatively normal tidal stress,” writes Jonathan Wright, “with the structure partially capsizing to allow the majority of the 304,000 contained market ready and mature … more

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Tippets: Targeting Tailwater Browns, Mastering the Roll Cast

From location and gear to techniques and fly patterns, Blane Chocklett details the best strategies for targeting trophy tailwater brown trout via Fly Fisherman, with the practical application being useful for other fishing situations and conditions as well. “Many of … more

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27th International Fly Tying Symposium Moves to New Home in Lancaster, Penn.

For its 27th year, The International Fly Tying Symposium will move to a new location in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The 2017 event will be held November 11-12. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “Odd Man Out”

This short film from YETI highlights ambassador Camille Egdorf and her passion for both the sport of fishing and exploring the great outdoors.

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Tippets: Review of Voormi’s River Run, Tips for a Better Time on the Water

Voormi’s River Run Hoodie is a great piece of clothing to add to your outdoor wardrobe. “It’s a wonderful piece underneath chest waders while fly fishing,” writes Justin Housman, and “If gets sopping wet, it dries out in mere moments.” … more

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Tippets: Fly Fishing Mongolia, Tying with Compressed Air

Josh Udesen writes about a trip to Mongolia to fish for taimen and the paradox of fishing for this species that is both unique and potentially threatened. “I’ve never felt guilt about fishing but I quickly began to ponder whether … more

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Video Hatch: “Urban Fly Fishing Berlin”

This film features the passion of Tobias “Tobsen” Cordes for fly fishing the waters around Berlin, Germany. Via Bombtrack Bicycle Company.

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Tippets: Guides Trust Foundation, Patagonia Hoody Review

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has teamed up with the Guides Trust Foundation to support a relief fund for local guides. Funds raised will be provided to guides and their families during this difficult time … more

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Video Hatch: “Trutta Bavaria”

This short film features beautiful footage of fly-fishing for brown, rainbow and brook trout in the Bavarian Mountains. Via Trout in Trouble.

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