Author Archives: Erin Block
The Abaco Fly Fishing Guides Association has issued a statement regarding the new Bahamas fly fishing regulations, calling them a “slap in the face.” Read the reaction in its entirety Via The Bahamas Weekly. Heading out on the water during … more
Tippets: Renewed Threat to Bristol Bay, Capt. Mike Connor Talks The Everglades, Asian Carp Move Toward Great Lakes, Elwha River Renewal
The upcoming Trump administration brings renewed threat to Bristol Bay and the approval of the Pebble Mine. “Ronald Thiessen, chief executive officer and president of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd, said he expected the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to announce in … more
Baron Zahuranec writes about a “better way” to build a BWO pattern. He presents three flies that imitate the prevalent hatch, and outlines the best ways to fish them via American Angler. From favorite destinations and species, to travel stories … more
The Orvis Company has announced that solar panels have been installed at their corporate headquarters in Sunderland, VT, and “are anticipated to provide 20% of the corporate offices’ electrical requirements.” Read more in the press release below.
Fly fisher and conservationist Bud Lilly has passed away at 91. He is credited as one of the pioneers of promoting catch-and-release techniques. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock issued a statement mourning Lilly, saying that Montana “lost a true outdoorsman, a … more
This short film follows eight anglers to the island of Bornholm in Denmark, in search for big sea run brown trout. Via Urban Fly Fishing.
Bryan Huskey writes about practical netting and “keep ‘em wet” techniques in an article via Fishpond. Netting a fish, he writes, is “a part of fishing discipline that’s often under appreciated, yet I think it’s just as important as the … more
RIO Products has announced the release of the new Powerflex Max Shooting Line, designed specifically for anglers using Skagit or Scandi style shooting heads. Available in four sizes, retailing for $49.95. Read more in the press release below.
Bony fish species have a sixth sense: the lateral line. The lateral line system allows fish to detect movement and changes in water flow, and understanding how it works can make you a better angler. Read more from Alan Bulmer, … more
Fly Fisherman magazine has announced their Conservationist of the Year for 2017: Rich Simms, cofounder of the Wild Steelhead Coalition. “After careful review by a nine-person selection committee,” says Ross Purnell, “Rich Simms’s years of dedication and his eventual success at … more