Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Fishing the Lough Mask”

Stormy spring weather in Ireland brings about some great hatches and beautiful fish, in this short film from 9p#5 Media.

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Flyfishing Hall of Fame Inductees

At an upcoming ceremony at the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum, Bob Popovics, Paul Schullery, Joseph Bates, Jr. and R.B. Marston will be inducted into the Flyfishing Hall of Fame, and the Lee Wulff Conservation Award will be given to John … more

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Using the Ocean Without Using it Up

The small Caribbean Island of Barbuda is taking steps to restore their surrounding ocean ecosystems, damaged from overdevelopment and overfishing. The Blue Halo Initiative educates the community on sustainable practices for future generations. And in a recent piece in The … more

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Video Hatch: “Tall Tales”

This film from Flyline Media shows some great redfish takes on topwater during flood tides on the grass flats of South Carolina’s Lowcountry.

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Tippets: Night Fishing Tips, Pennsylvania Public Access, Ohio Asian Carp Study

From headlamps and flies to stripping  and rigging techniques, Johnny Spillane gives some great advice for fly fishing after the sun goes down. Proposed legislation in Pennsylvania would open areas “where stocked fish may migrate into” to public angling access. … more

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Cabela’s and Icebreaker Announce Co-Branded Apparel

Cabela’s and New Zealand-based Icebreaker have partnered to create a co-branded merino wool apparel line for men and women. To be available fall 2014 exclusively at Cabela’s U.S. retail stores and on their website. Read more in the press release … more

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Nick Adinolfe Named Director of Operations at Umpqua Feather Merchants

Nick Adinolfe will join the Umpqua Feather Merchants team as Director of Operations. From large companies to small, and foreign to domestic manufacturing experience, “Nick brings a vast amount of operations experience to Umpqua,” says Umpqua President and CEO Jeff … more

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Denver, Somerset Fly Fishing Shows Add Women’s Fly Fishing Showcase

The upcoming Fly Fishing Shows in Denver and Somerset, NJ, will feature the addition of a Women’s Fly Fishing Showcase, which will include women-specific workshops, clinics and Q&A sessions. Read more in the press release below.

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Book Release: “A Fly Fishing Guide To Indian Peaks Wilderness Area”

Mike Kruise and Steve Schweitzer have announced the release of their new book, “A Fly Fishing Guide To Indian Peaks Wilderness Area,” which will be available for purchase beginning October 20, 2014. Read more in the press release below.

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New Fly Fishing Books

Trout and Their Food: A Compact Guide for Fly Fishers by Dave Whitlock is a comprehensive guide to trout behavior, the variety of foods trout eat, as well as how effectively imitate these foods. This book combines in one volume … more

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