Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: New Regulations for Bahamas Fishing, Rods on the Road

Rena Glinton, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Marine and Fisheries in the Bahamas, has outlined new regulations for fishing in the Bahamas that include requiring visitors to purchase a license. Read the details via Angling Trade. In this recent … more

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Video Hatch: “Douglas Tompkins: Wild Legacy”

This film was presented at the Telluride Mountain Film Festival in May 2016 and offers an intimate look at Doug Tompkins’s life, philosophy of deep ecology, and the work of establishing national parks in Chile and Argentina. Via Tompkins Conservation.

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IFTD 2016 New Product Showcase Winners Announced

Winners of the New Product Showcase were announced by AFFTA vice-chair Michael White at the annual IFTD “Party at the Pond” event held Thursday, July 14, 2016, in Orlando, FL. Big winners included Sage, Patagonia, Simms and RIO. Read more … more

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Tippets: Tall Tales of Anglers, Understanding Rod Recovery Rate

Anglers are notorious for their tall tales. But as Domenick Swentosky writes, “They just have unrestrained hope clouding reality and reason.” Via Hatch Magazine. What do we talk about when we talk about fast and slow action rods? Louis Cahill … more

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CFFCM Welcomes New Executive Director Glenn Pontier

The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum has announced Glenn Pontier as its new Executive Director. Pontier comes from a position at Sullivan Renaissance and is recognized as a community organizer, writer and journalist. Read more in the press release … more

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Video Hatch: “Blue Lining”

In Episode 4 of Redington’s Find Your Water series, anglers Drew and JP scramble up waterfalls and down steep hillsides in pursuit of spooky wild trout on nameless creeks.

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Tippets: Fishing Argentina, Beginner’s Tips, Loon’s Murican Intruder Fly

Anglers define their sport by many things, writes Håkan Stenlund, but “fly fishing is really just about keeping your woolly bugger in the water. About being a part of it.” Read his piece about fly fishing the Argentine jungle, via … more

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Tippets: Legends of the Catskills, Roll Cast Mend

A new short film from Bullrush Films and Catskill Brewery shares why the Fly Fishing Center and Museum is a focal point for the community as they work to preserve the tradition and history of the sport. View “Integrity of the … more

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Tippets: PHWFF on NBC Nightly News, Montana Hoot Owl Restrictions

A recent segment from NBC News features the work of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, and the stories of veterans finding peace in the outdoors and fly fishing. “In 2015 alone, we served over 7,400 injured and disabled military service … more

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Video Hatch: “Trico Morning 4K”

This film features beautiful footage of catching early morning hatches on the water, and the simple joy of sitting on a bank watching trout feed. Via Tightline Productions.

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