Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Fly Fishing for Carp, National Geographic Topo Maps

While carp might still be the ugly ducklings of the fly fishing world, they are also gaining a devoted following. Jonathan Wright writes about techniques and tactics for chasing carp on the fly in this short article via Fly Fisherman. … more

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Tippets: The Case for Canoes, On Losing Fish

While driftboats are all the rage, “It occurs to me though that amid the lusty discussion of the latest and greatest, we’ve somehow lost an appropriate appreciation for the common canoe.” Read Matthew Copeland’s case for bringing back this classic … more

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AFFTA Calls for Change in Florida

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has released a statement calling for members to contact Florida leaders and “request that they introduce and support legislation that finds long term solutions to this ongoing problem and provide fiscal and restoration relief … more

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Tippets: Trail Work for Greenbacks, Return of Alligator Gar, Balancing Pelicans and Trout

Work to re-route trails near the Bear Creek population of greenback cutthroat trout will protect the creek from erosion and the unique population from sediment from the hiking and biking trails. Via The Colorado Springs Gazette. Alligator gar are being … more

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Video Hatch: “We Fish The Gaula”

This short film features the Norwegian Flyfishers Club and their beats of the Gaula River in Norway. Via Inwaders Media.

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Fly Fishing Montana

Jon Gluck writes about fly fishing Montana’s rivers while recounting the classic novella A River Runs Through It. “Catholics have the Vatican, Muslims have Mecca,” writes Gluck. “But to the fly-fishing faithful, there is no more sacred destination than the Big Blackfoot … more

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Video Hatch: “Floating the Yak”

In this short film from Gink & Gasoline, guide Nate Rollie talks about his experience and love for the Yakima river and its trout.

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New Coastal QuickShooter Lines from RIO

RIO Products has announced the release of the Coastal QuickShooter and Coastal QuickShooter XP fly lines for fly fishing in cooler conditions. This series recently won the European Fishing Tackle Trade Association’s award for Best Fly Line. Read more in … more

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Tippets: California Gold Country, Catching Kings on the Fly

In a recent essay on The Trout Life, David Whitehouse, co-founder of The Sierra Standard, writes about fly fishing the Sierra Nevada highcountry for native golden trout. “The hunt for gold in California has never been easy,” writes Whitehouse. “Even … more

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New Exhibitors at 2017 Fly Fishing Shows

The 2017 lineup of Fly Fishing Shows will feature many first-time exhibitors, announced president and CEO Ben Furimsky. New exhibitors include the likes of Adipose Boatworks, Fly Fusion Magazine, and Fishpond. Read more in the press release below.

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