Author Archives: Erin Block

Returning to Roots: Tom McGuane

Called the “voice of an outdoor generation,” Tom McGuane is still fishing hard and writing well after many books and decades. In a recent profile on the legendary author and angler, Chris Dorsey talks to McGuane about his return to … more

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Video Hatch: “Brackish Pikes”

From Denmark comes this nice short film of fly fishing for northern pike. Via Inwaders Media.

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Tippets: Bruun Interviews Morrish, Trinity Emergency Releases for Salmon, DIY Boat Box

From operating Flywater Travel to designing signature flies, Ken Morrish talks about his life in fly fishing with Paul Bruun in a recent article in The Jackson Hole News & Guide. A federal judge has ruled that emergency water releases from a Trinity … more

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Flies, Films and Foam

The upcoming “Flies, Films and Foam” event will feature films from the F3T as well as never-before-seen footage. All proceeds from ticket sales as well as $1 for every beer sold at the event will go to benefit Casting 4 … more

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Tippets: Consumerism and Fly Fishing, Eel River Gone Dry, “Eggie Special” History

Founder of Tenkara USA Daniel Galhardo wites a thoughtful piece on consumerism and fly fishing, discussing how fly fishing and other activities don’t have to be mutually exclusive.  Read more via Gink & Gasoline. Water in California’s Eel River has … more

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Bonefish: “Ghost Stories” Field Work Update

Important scientific studies on bonefish behavior and movement continue to be researched in the Grand Bahamas both Bonefish and Tarpon Trust (BTT), and the Fisheries Conservation Foundation (FCF). However, what has been missing is local knowledge. The research of PhD … more

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Kayaking the San Joaquin

This summer, CNN columnist John D. Sutter embarked on a three-week, 417-mile journey down the “most endangered” river in America, the San Joaquin River in California, to raise awareness about the dangers facing this watershed in an “era of dead … more

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Video Hatch: “Fishing the Lough Mask”

Stormy spring weather in Ireland brings about some great hatches and beautiful fish, in this short film from 9p#5 Media.

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Flyfishing Hall of Fame Inductees

At an upcoming ceremony at the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum, Bob Popovics, Paul Schullery, Joseph Bates, Jr. and R.B. Marston will be inducted into the Flyfishing Hall of Fame, and the Lee Wulff Conservation Award will be given to John … more

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Using the Ocean Without Using it Up

The small Caribbean Island of Barbuda is taking steps to restore their surrounding ocean ecosystems, damaged from overdevelopment and overfishing. The Blue Halo Initiative educates the community on sustainable practices for future generations. And in a recent piece in The … more

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