Author Archives: Erin Block

TU opens Registration for Green River One Fly Competition

Registration for the annual Green River One Fly is now open for the competition set to be held September 18-19, 2014, with benefits going to help conservation projects in the state. Read more in the press release below.

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Redington Launches New Website Focused on Consumer Experience

Redington has announced the launch of a new website designed with detailed information for the beginning to veteran angler. “Our new site emphasizes the incredible product we create and the adventure stories of the people who live it,” explains marketing … more

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“Your Inner Fish”

An upcoming three-part series takes a new look at human evolution to reveal how the human body is connected to ancient fish.  “Your Inner Fish” is hosted by paleontologist Neil H. Shubin, who helped discover the Tiktaalik, a species that … more

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Restoring Lahontan Trout in Nevada

An unlikely coalition of partners in Nevada (including miners, ranchers, government agencies, conservation groups) are working to restore habitat for native Lahontan Trout, which presently occupy only eight to nine percent of their historic stream range and less than one … more

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Tippets: Spotting Tarpon, Steelhead Survival Rates, The Angler’s Art

From reading pushes of water and bubbles to developing hypersensitivity to movement and shadows, Louis Cahill has great advice for spotting tarpon, which translates well to spotting other species too. New research published in the journal BioOne shows that wild … more

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“All About Feathers”

Evolved for warmth, flight and weatherproofing, feathers are used by anglers for their movement, flotation and liveliness. Understanding the anatomy of feathers and their biological purpose can help in design at the tying desk, so take some time to check … more

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Video Hatch: “Strobel Lake: Argentina Fly Fishing”

The harsh fishing conditions of Argentina’s Strobel Lake doesn’t stop Katherine Hart of Rajeff Sports from making success happen on the water in this film short from Todd Moen and Catch Magazine.

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Tippets: Tying Transitions, Flood Concerns, Becoming a Guide

Don’t miss Ian Anderson’s tutorial on creating a smooth and clean transition when tying materials near the head of the fly. Via Warmwater Chronicles. After the floods of fall 2013 on Colorado’s Front Range, experts are concerned with how riverbeds … more

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Rio Tinto Pulls Stake from Pebble Mine

Rio Tinto has announced that it will pull its stake in Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd., the company that owns the rights to the proposed Pebble Mine project. The announcement comes as welcome news in the continued fight for the protection … more

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Low Viz

Low visibility and bleakness on the flats can cause some things to become clear, and also demands focus, as Louis Cahill writes in a recent piece, “I have one thing left to do. To search this blue-white void. To see … more

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