Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “YETI Presents: Carter Andrews”

This short film from Yeti features Carter Andrews, a man described by his friends as a “wild man,” chasing fish in Costa Rica.

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Sage Introduces the New Salt HD Fly Rod

Sage has announced the release of the new Salt HD rod series, designed with KonneticHD technology specifically for targeting saltwater species. The Salt HD is available in 6 -16 weights. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Outside’s 2017 Fly Fishing Gear Guide, Tail Fly Fishing Magazine

From reels and nets to sandals and shorts, find the top picks for “The Best Fly-Fishing Tools of 2017” in this recent article from Outside Magazine. The recent issue of Tail Fly Fishing Magazine features fly fishing in diverse locales … more

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2018 Product Highlights from RIO Products

At the 2017 International Fly Tackle Dealers show, RIO is introducing new products to their catalog for 2018. New products includes the InTouch Single Handed Spey 3D line and Big Nasty Leaders and Tippet.    Read more in the press release … more

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Video Hatch: “Bonefish Research at the Cape Eleuthera Institute”

This film from The Island School features bonefish conservation efforts in the Bahamas.

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Tippets: Moth Larvae Patterns, Drag Free Dry Flies

Terrestrial insects are an important food source for trout. In this article, Barry Beck writes about moth larvae, including go-to patterns and techniques to use on the water. Via Fly Fisherman. Successful dry fly fishing requires enough slack in the … more

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Redington Introduces Women’s Sonic-Pro and Palix River Bootfoot Waders

At the 2017 IFTD show in Orlando, Florida, Redington will release two new wader designs: the Women’s Sonic-Pro and Palix River Bootfoot waders.   Read more in the press release below.

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The New Foundation Fly Rod Family from Sage

The new Foundation fly rod series from Sage are fast-action rods built for diverse fishing conditions. Foundation rods are available from 4 through 8-weight and retail for $325. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: New Technology for Monitoring Fisheries, Cutthroat Trout Rescued from Wildfire, Snake River Dam Removal

Recent approval of electronic monitoring “ushers in a new technology for data collection that will help not just fisheries in California, but fisheries around the world as well.” Cara Byington reports on the new technology and pilot programs, via The Nature … more

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Video Hatch: “Heartbeat of Fishpond”

This latest film from Fishpond highlights the company’s passion for conservation and vision behind their products.

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