Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Pro Fly Angling Tour Scam, FDA Approves Genetically Engineered Salmon, Keys to Winter Steelhead Success

Organizer of the Pro Fly Angling Tour, Anthony Naranja, is being accused of scamming participants out of thousands of dollars. Jason Gruenauer reports on the developing story via Denver7 News. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first genetically … more

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Tippets: PHWFF Awarded VA Grant, Science of Night Fishing, Matt Grajewski Interview

Project Healing Waters was recently awarded a grant through The Grants for Adaptive Sports Programs of The Department of Veterans Affairs. The funding will help provide training for on training for “one of our most valuable and important resources—our volunteers.” Read … more

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Fishpond Angles to Save the Colorado River

Through funds generated by the sale of select apparel, Fishpond has donated over $3,700 to Save the Colorado, a non-profit dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Colorado River from source to the sea. Read more in the press … more

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Tippets: Students of Bonefish, AMFF Conservation Symposium, Lake Erie Algae Bloom, Free-Flowing Yampa

Justin Lewis, Bahamas initiative manager for the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, spoke to students at Lucaya International School about the recreational bonefish fishery in the Bahamas. The students also participated in a field trip to local flats where they helped … more

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Video Hatch: “Boys of the River”

New waters are made better with good friends, in this short film from Revive Fly Fishing.

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Tippets: Spawning Brook Trout, Fishing Smart

This short clip of footage features an intimate look at a pair of spawning brook trout in a small stream in the Appalachian Mountains. From fly choice to a stealthy approach, read William G. Tapply’s pro tips on outsmarting pressured … more

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Tippets: Easy Indicator Adjustment, Trout Baseball Cleats, Tips for Bonefishing

Using an old piece of fly line and nail knots, learn how to rig an easy indicator adjustment system in this video from Red’s Fly Fishing. Via The Limp Cobra. Inspired by Mike Trout, baseball center fielder for the Los Angeles … more

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Tippets: Rosenbauer Interview, Tactics for Small Streams

Monte Burke interviews Tom Rosenbauer of Orvis in a recent article on Forbes. Find his thoughts on the fly fishing industry, new and emerging trends, and bucket list fish, as well as Rosenbauer’s passion for handmade chocolate. Compared to their larger counterparts, … more

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Video Hatch: “The Super Salmon”

The Susitna River in Alaska is one of the world’s largest wild salmon fisheries. But a proposed hydroelectric dam is cause for concern for the health of the watershed. This trailer shows the story of a radio-tagged king salmon that …

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Tippets: Potential World Record Muskie, Flies for Oregon’s North Coast, Flats Casting

Robert Hawkins, owner of Bob Mitchell’s Fly Shop in Lake Elmo, Minnesota, recently caught a potential world record muskie on a bucktail streamer. The fish measured 57 inches long, with a 26.5-inch girth, and was estimated to weigh more than … more

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