Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Back Country Fly Fishing the Gunnison Gorge”

This short film features the beauty and wildness of the Gunnison Gorge. Via Shire Life Boys.

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Tippets: Winter Dreaming, Safe Travel, Flies for Stillwater Trout

From searching for bull trout to chironomid fishing lakes after ice-off, Greg Thomas offers a guide to “big dreams” to help anglers through the last, often long, stretch of winter. Via Angler’s Tonic. If you’re planning an international fly fishing trip, … more

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ConnectCore Added to RIO’s OutBound Short Lines

RIO Products has announced their new InTouch OutBound Short line series for both freshwater and saltwater use. The InTouch OutBound uses RIO’s ConnectCore technology for easy casting over long distances. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Streamers in Tight Quarters, An Angler’s Best Friend, Bonefishing Oahu

Landon Mayer, guide and author of “Colorado’s Best Fly Fishing: Flies, Access, and Guide’s Advice for the State’s Premier Rivers” and “101 Trout Tips,” writes an in-depth article on streamer techniques and tactics to use when fishing in tight quarters or … more

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Video Hatch: “Rises”

Watch excellent footage of hungry cutthroat feeding on drakes in this short film from Redington’s “Element” series.

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Reel Love

Renowned artist John Atherton was also an avid angler and author of “The Fly and the Fish.” His beloved wife and fly fishing companion Maxine Atherton has now also written a book, “The Fly Fisher and the River: A Memoir,” … more

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Boulder Boat Works Introduces New Convertible River Taxi

The new Convertible River Taxi from Boulder Boat Works boasts a lowered price-point as well as a maintenance-free hull with an interior that has no wood to maintain. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: UX Design in Fly Fishing, Tying Tips from Rich Strolis, Fishing Colorado’s Private Water

User experience designer Elena Moon hosts the most recent episode of “State of Wonder” and visits Amy Hazel of Deschutes Angler to discover the beauty and craft to be found fly fishing on a river. Via Oregon Public Broadcasting. From … more

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Chicago Fly Fishing Outfitters is Hiring!

Chicago Fly Fishing Outfitters has announced their search for a salesperson/associate to join their team. Read more in the press release below.

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Patagonia Launches All New Line of Fishing Waders for Spring 2016

Patagonia has announced the release of new lines of waders for men and women. The six new styles, ranging from a lightweight wading pant to a highly versatile front zip, will be available in Spring 2016. Read more in the … more

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