Author Archives: Erin Block
Enjoy the serene shots of autumn fishing on the Vienne river near Saint Léonard de Noblat, France, in this film short from 9p#5 Média.
Phil Monahan sits down with Tom Bie, editor of The Drake, in a recent Orvis podcast, focusing on Bie’s passion for steelhead. Anchovy fishermen in Indonesia’s Karimunjawa National Park recently caught a surprise in their nets: a juvenile whale shark. … more
This film short is an intimate portrait of champion caster and master teacher Glenda Powell and her life and motivations on the water.
A recent Bonefish & Tarpon Trust expedition re-confirmed that bonefish in the Bahamas spawn in massive aggregations at specific locations. Check out some incredible photos taken by Dr. Andy Danylchuk, via Moldy Chum. Hitting your rod with your fly is … more
This fascinating documentary from PBS tells the history of an Alaskan salmon race 2,000 years ago, and the active volcanoes that pushed them back into the sea.
Finding relatively untouched water and naïve trout is hard, but not impossible. Check out some sage advice from Greg Thomas on discovering private places on public lands. Via Angler’s Tonic. The Stearns Dam was built in 1911 by a homesteader … more
In this trailer for the full version that will be featured in the 2014 Fly Fishing Film Tour, the folks at Sharptail Media celebrate fly fishing’s past and present.
Digital maps for mobile applications on Android and iOS devices are now available from the U.S. Forest Service. “By putting important forest information right at your fingertips, it will encourage more Americans to get outside and explore their forests.” says … more
With returning numbers of King Salmon dropping steadily, some watersheds are seeing their lowest returns ever. This film short for an upcoming documentary from Fly Out Media shows some hope on the horizon for the legendary Alaskan species.
Where is the line when a fly becomes a lure? For each angler it might be different, but Henry Cowen reflects on the issue of traditionalists and new pattern development on Fly Fishing in Salt Waters. It has now been … more