Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “On the Fly with Rick Porcello”

In this short film, Peter Nardini from the American Museum of Fly Fishing talks with Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello about baseball, fly fishing, and history.

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Tippets: Team USA Wins World Title, Cleaning Lines, Sweep the Set

At the recent World Youth Fly Fishing Championships held in Vail, CO, Team USA took home its third straight world title. “It’s a big deal to be defending a world title on home waters,” said Cam Chioffi, a member of the … more

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Tippets: Night Fishing, Top Southern Waters, Flies for Northern Pike

Perhaps with the loss of one sense, others are heightened. Read about a night float on the Colorado River and Tim Romano’s observations on how this might improve your casting and mending techniques. Via Field & Stream. From Tennessee to … more

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Tippets: FishBrain App, Impacts on the Animas, Voice of TU, Undamming of America

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the software company FishBrain, have partnered on a GPS-enabled app that enables anglers to identify and log encounters with 50 at-risk fish species. Via United Press International. John Flick, owner of Duranglers Fly … more

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The Fly Shop Looking for Graphic Artist

The Fly Shop, based in Redding, California, has announced their search for a graphic artist to join their team. Read more in the press release below.

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AFFTA Elects New Board Members

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced the election of six new board members: Steve Bendzak, Brandon Shuler, Tom Sadler, Tucker Ladd, Mark Harbaugh and Rob Parkins. Each will serve a three-year term, which will begin October 12 2015. … more

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Video Hatch: “Panning for Gold”

In this short film from Dale Media, four anglers go in search of elusive golden trout in the mountains of Alberta Canada.

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Tippets: Lowdown on Leeches, Best Montana Waters, DIY Rod Tube Holder

The Wooly Bugger is one of the most famous fly patterns for good reason: it works. It’s often the first pattern a beginning angler will fish and also tie. In a recent article on Hatch Magazine, Ben Kryzinsk goes in-depth … more

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Flip Pallot Launches New Website, Blog

Fly fishing legend Flip Pallot has announced the launch of a new website and blog. “The site itself is a virtual ‘who’s who’ of legendary fly anglers, and users can expect to glean angling wisdom from the likes of Stu … more

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Video Hatch: “No Time to Rest”

In the short summers of the Austrian Alps, there’s no time to rest when there are mountain streams and lakes with hungry trout. Via Trout in Trouble.

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