Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “The Angler of Albemarle”

This short film from Connor J. Rog features Carson Oldham, owner of the Albemarle Angler, offering great philosophy on business and fly fishing.      

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Tippets: Translating Skill Sets, C&R Best Practices

Skills that are used on trout streams can translate to salt flats as well. Steven Brutger outlines three tactics for success via Stalking the Seam. “While the environment and some of the tactics are certainly different,” Brutger writes, “those of … more

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Clearwater Flyathlon

The Clearwater Flyathlon is a unique event that integrates three of the West’s greatest activities; trail running, fly-fishing, and craft beer. This year the race will be held July 29-31, 2016 in the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, Idaho. Read more in … more

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Tippets: Writers on the Fly, Fly Fishing Podcasts

Writers on the Fly is a monthly event that features various fly fishing writers and artists who work in different mediums. The upcoming gathering will feature Jason Rolfe, Steve Duda (editor of The Flyfish Journal), and the photography of Copi … more

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Video Hatch: “Reason #4-Off The Grid”

This film from 815productions features both the difficulty and fun of finding secret and secluded fishing spots.

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Montana Fly Fishing Photography 101 Workshop with Jess McGlothlin

Jess McGlothlin will be hosting several upcoming fly fishing photography 101 classes at The Tackle Shop in Ennis, Montana. A Women’s Workshop will be held Saturday, August 20, 2016; and a co-ed workshop will follow on Saturday, September 3, 2016. … more

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Video Hatch: “Big Wood River Afternoon”

This film features a composition by Neil Damy, inspired by the local fishing on the Big Wood River in Idaho. Via Silver Creek Outfitters and NMM Producciones.

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Tippets: Kreh & Jaworowski on Casting, Packing for Wilderness Trips, Brokaw’s PHWFF Keynote Address

Lefty Kreh and Ed Jaworowski address the difficulties presented when casting a fly line weighted with heavy flies or split shot, and strike down the common belief that they’re too heavy to cast. They emphasize there is no one way, … more

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Tippets: Billfish Research Project, Klamath Dam Removal, Blackfoot River Restoration, Hook to Conservation in Bhutan

The Billfish Research Project works to develop collaborative relationships with scientists and anglers around the world to initiate research projects that will help better inform fisheries management. A recent video highlights the work being done. American Rivers provides data on … more

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Video Hatch: “Breaking the Curse”

This film short features the beauty of a fishing a big hatch on stillwaters of Norway. Via GOVANNET.

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