Author Archives: Erin Block

Reading Hemingway’s Fishing Logs

Along with a team of US researchers, John and Patrick Hemingway, grandsons of author Ernest Hemingway, are on a tour of Cuba to encourage closer ties between the two countries. They had hoped to gain access to Hemingway’s detailed  fishing … more

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Nymph Anglers Gain Advantages of ConnectCore with RIO Product’s InTouch Xtreme Indicator Line

RIO Products has announced a new line designed specifically for fishing nymph rigs. The InTouch Extreme Indicator line uses RIO’s Connect Core technology for low-stretch line enabling better casting and timing. It is available in WF5F through WF9F and retails … more

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Video Hatch: “Northern Fly Fishing”

From planning a trip to its culmination and reflection, this short film from Whip Fly Fishing captures the thrill of chasing pike with a fly rod.

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Tippets: Magic of Rivers, Landing Solo, Comment on Oregon Scenic Waterways

Even when life is good, writes Jess McGlothlin, rivers can make it better. And when work and stress pile up, rivers can carry that all away. Read more of McGlothlin’s essay via ChiWulff. Landing a large fish without a net … more

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Umpqua Names Luke Wennik Marketing Manager

Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced the promotion of Luke Wennik to marketing manager. Wennik has been an instrumental member of the Umpqua team through the recent implementation of their new logo, packaging, and packs and bags line launch. “We’re fortunate … more

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Tippets: Deschutes River Challenges, “Part Huck Finn,” Top Nymphing Techniques

Warmer water temperatures, algae blooms, fewer insect hatches are all impacting the ecosystem and fishery of the Deschutes River. Dave Moskowitz of Deschutes River Alliance talks with Mia Sheppard on Metalheads, about what is being done to monitor water quality … more

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Scott Hed Named FR&R’s Angler of the Year

Scott Hed, director of The Sportman’s Alliance and one of the key leaders in the fight against the Pebble Mine, has been named Angler of the Year by Fly Rod & Reel magazine.  He was selected “For his dedication and perseverance in the … more

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Smithsonian on Saving Skagit Salmon

The Skagit River watershed is home to five species of wild Pacific salmon: chinook, chum, pink, sockeye and coho, as well as steelhead. However, all are facing a threatened future due to climate change, invasive species and habitat degradation. “The … more

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Avedon & Colby Field Shirt

The design team of Burt Avedon and Susan Colby have specialized in premium performance clothing for nearly 30 years. After working with prestigious brands including Beretta, Orvis, Eddie Bauer, Woolrich and Duluth Trading, they are turning their eye to developing … more

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New Mylar Colors from UNI

UNI Products has announced the release of new colors to their UNI-Mylar line of tying thread: Holographic Rainbow and Clear. Read more in the press release below.

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