Author Archives: Erin Block

Redington Introduces New Outfits to make Fly Fishing More Accessible to All

For its 2018 product lineup, Redington will introduce five new outfits perfect for beginners, kids, and experts. The Vice, Path, Crosswater, Topo, and Minnow outfits include rod, reel, line, and rod and reel case. Read more in the press release … more

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Tippets: Talking Tippet, Downstream Presentation

The array of tippet options now available can be overwhelming. From nylon vs. fluorocarbon to size and length, Domenick Swentosky talks all thing tippet in this article that outlines different needs for difference fishing conditions and techniques. Via Troutbitten. Getting a … more

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Tippets: Fishing Streamers From the Bank, Reading Water

In the most recent episode of RIO’s “How To” series, RIO ambassador Russ Miller demonstrates numerous ways to fish a streamer while wading along the bank of a river. From currents and pools, to banks and river rocks, in this … more

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Tippets: Streamer Presentation, Fire Season in the West

Fly presentation is a concentrated part of fishing dry flies, but is often neglected when it comes to streamers. But as Louis Cahill writes, “The fact that the forage food we have chosen is not an insect makes it no less … more

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Video Hatch: “A day in the Swiss mountains.”

This short film features some fantastic aerial shots of fly fishing in the Swiss alps. Via Luc Malbois.

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Tippets: Orvis Nippers Review, Following Salmon on Horseback

In this video, Hank Patterson offers a unique review of the new made-in-USA nippers from Orvis. These nippers recently won IFTD Best of Show Accessories for 2017 and Fly Fusion Editor’s Choice Accessory for 2017. Kat Cannell, MJ Wright, and … more

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A Passion for Permit from Wild River Press

Wild River Press has announced the publication of a new book in the “Masters on the Fly” series, A Passion for Permit by Jonathan Olch. A Passion for Permit “takes you inside the tackle rooms and aboard the skiffs of … more

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Tippets: Avoiding Summer Crowds, Swing the Fly Tying Contest

In this recent post, Jess McGlothlin writes about seeking out-of-the-way places in busy Montana summers. “It was small but oh-so-cold water, and we both emerged with scrapes on our legs from bushwhacking, plenty of fish to hand and happy grins … more

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Video Hatch: “Finding Sanctuary on the North Umpqua: A Veteran’s Legacy”

This short film features the ongoing work to establish the Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary. Via Uncage the Soul Productions.

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Sage’s Spectrum Fly Reels Cover All Fly Fishing Applications

Sage has introduced a new reel series to their product offerings. The Spectrum reel family includes the Spectrum Max, Spectrum LT, and Spectrum reel series. Read more in the press release below.

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