Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “San Francisquito Creek – America’s Most Endangered Rivers 2014”

This short film from American Rivers highlights one of America’s most endangered rivers of 2014, San Francisquito Creek, and the issues facing its revival.

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Tippets: Elwha River’s Wild Steelhead, Bologna on the Bank

A suit filed by the Wild Fish Conservancy, Conservation Angler, Federation of Fly Fishers Steelhead Committee and Wild Steelhead Coalition that would have stopped  the planting of hatchery-born steelhead in the Elwha River has been rejected by a federal court … more

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The Fly Fishing Show’s 2015 Dates Set

Dates for the seven-city Fly Fishing Show tour have been set and announced for 2015. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “John Gierach Talks Tenkara: All Fishermen Are Liars”

Daniel Galhardo, founder of Tenkara USA, talks to author John Gierach about his interest and practice of tenkara, which Gierach also writes about in his new book All Fishermen are Liars. Via Tenkara USA.

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New Fly Fishing Books

All Fishermen Are Liars by John Gierach is the newest collection of essays by the legendary author. From steelhead in the Pacific Northwest to small mountain streams in Colorado, Gierach “proves yet again that life’s most valuable lessons—and some of … more

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Tippets: DIY Tying Materials, Endangered Rivers, NOAA Sportfishing Policy

Use “puffer ball” toys as material for tying San Jaun worms and other patterns as well. Check out this brilliant DIY technique from Kent Klewein on Gink & Gasoline. Reaching from the east coast to the west, American Rivers has … more

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Real Fly Girls

A recent article by Kristyn Brady on Field & Stream highlights female guides Kate Taylor, Charity Rutter, Kim Bryant, Mia Sheppard, Hannah Belford, Amanda Switzer and Jenny Grossenbacher, and their advice and perspective on the sport. As Brady explains,“I wanted … more

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DamNation Wins Audience Award at SXSW

The producers of DamNation have announced successful screenings at South by Southwest, as well as receiving the honor of winning the Audience Award for the Documentary Spotlight category. Read more in the press release below.

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Dr. Jerry Ault Joins Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition Team

Front Range Anglers has announced that Dr. Jerry Ault will join the upcoming Belize Tarpon Tagging Expedition, and help to lead scientific field research and data gathering. Read more in the press release below. 

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OIA Launches New Market and Consumer Insight Products

The Outdoor Industry Association has announced the launch of a line of new products focused on enabling members to identify and emerging trends in the outdoor industry. “We want to understand the fundamental behaviors that shape the marketplace and translate … more

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