Author Archives: Erin Block

The Project Healing Waters 2-Fly Tournament

Project Healing Waters will hold its 9th annual 2-Fly Tournament in Syria, Virginia April 25-26. Along with the competition, the event will feature notable speakers Bob Woodruff and Captain Eivind O. Forseth. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “The Process”

In a manifesto of sorts, this short film explains the journey inherent in the sport. Via Razor Hollow.

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SmithFly Opens Fly Fishing Store in Ohio

SmithFly Designs has opened a new retail location in Troy, Ohio. The store held a Grand Opening Celebration on Friday, April 17, 2015. Read more in the press release below.

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Front Range Anglers Adds Orvis Products

Front Range Anglers of Boulder, Colorado, has announced that it will begin carrying Orvis fly fishing products. “We are excited to expand the top‐quality equipment options for our customers,” said Steve McLaughlin, president of Front Range Anglers. Read more in … more

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Tippets: Tight Loops Documentary, Fishing Time

In early June of this year, fly anglers Aimee and Chase of Tight Loops will embark on a trip west from New England to Montana in a 1985 VW Vanagon in search of “the American dream; hitting the open road, … more

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RepYourWater Introduces Greenback Cutthroat Hat

RepYourWater has partnered with The Greenbacks group of Trout Unlimited to release a new Native Greenback Cutthroat hat. 10 per cent of sales go directly to The Greenbacks and efforts to restore greenback cutthroat trout populations. Read more in the … more

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Video Hatch: “LOOP—Atlantic Salmon Reserve”

This short film from LOOP features the amazing land, rivers, and fish of the Atlantic Salmon Reserve on the Russia Kola Peninsula.

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“The Cost of Trout Fishing”

Hatchery fish can cause both ecological and genetic damage to the streams they are stocked, and the hatcheries where they are raised are major polluters of nearby waterways. Yet millions of hatchery trout are released each year to millions of … more

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Tippets: Top Spring Fly Patterns, Headlamp Review, Feast & Famine

John Way of The Tackle Shop runs down his list of the top ten flies for fishing the high water rivers of spring in Montana. With a new season of trips ahead, check out Ben Smith’s review of Black Diamond’s … more

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Video Hatch: “The Warm Up”

While the wait for warmer weather might take a while in northern climates, the folks at FRENZY brave the cold to get out on the water.

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