Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Climate Shield, Pebble Mine’s Dictionary of Deception, Global Warming and Salmon Runs, Colorado Parks & Wildlife Receives Award, Battle for Bluefin Tuna

The Climate Shield website hosted by the U.S. Forest Service provides geospatial data and related information on locations of cold-water refuge streams for native Cutthroat Trout and Bull Trout across the U.S. In the fight to protect Bristol Bay, language often … more

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Video Hatch: “See Marine en Saint-Croix, Minnesota, through the Eyes of Fly Fisher and Painter Bob White”

In this short film, artist Bob White shares his view of the vast landscapes of Minnesota. Via USA Through the Great Outdoors.

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Tippets: Fly Line Color, Minimalist for Winter

In the most recent episode of the Trout Tips series from Trout Unlimited, Kirk Deeter addresses fly line color, the impact it can have on your success on the water, and situational use for both bright colored and clear lines. … more

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Video Hatch: “Making a Net: Riversong Nets”

This short film features the work and craftsmanship of John Parise of Riversong Nets.

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New Fly Fishing Books

Fleye Design: Techniques, Insights, Patterns by Bob Popovics and Jay Nichols builds on the landmark fly design of Popovics. “Fleye Design” includes 12 new patterns with  36 step-by-step tying and technique tutorials. Stackpole/Headwater (January 15, 2016). Catching Shadows: Tying Flies … more

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Video Hatch: “29 Degrees NOLA”

This short film features redfishing in the Louisiana marsh with Capt Brandon Keck from Southern Fly Expeditions. Via Catch 1 Films.

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Tippets: Jimmy Kimmel’s Bucket List, Ten Tips for Rigging

A recent piece on the Robb Report follows late night personality Jimmy Kimmel’s trip to Montana, where he fulfills one goal on his bucket list: fly fishing Montana’s Gallatin river, where many of the scenes in the 1992 film adaptation of … more

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Video Hatch: “Souvenirs de 2015”

This short film from Quebec-based anglers shows the diversity of species and locale in fly fishing. Via Wildcats.

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Tippets: Interview with the Provo Brothers, Winter Fly Fishing Tips

Ian and Neil Provo pair their passions of backcountry skiing and fly fishing in films that take inspiration from the legendary Warren Miller snow-sports films. The Provo brothers sit down for an interview with Phil Monahan on Orvis to talk … more

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Video Hatch: “Follow Your Passion”

Fly fishing is about more than just catching fish, as shown in this short film from Konrad Production.

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