Author Archives: Erin Block
This film features the scientists and fly fishers in Russia’s remote Kamchatka Peninsula who aim to understand and protect Asia’s only population of steelhead trout.
In a recent blog post, Bob Triggs announced he will no longer be guiding for winter run steelhead on the Olympic Peninsula. The reason? “The numbers of wild fish do not support sports fishing, not even a catch and release … more
With the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park, watersheds are experiencing a renaissance in what scientists call “trophic cascade.” A recent article and short film on National Geographic examines how wolves are helping and changing rivers.
This beautiful short by filmmaker Henry Harrison examines the indefinable draw of fly fishing and what the sport is all about, drawing upon observations from behind the camera.
From grading and selecting deer hair to stacking and spinning, Kelly Galloup explains how to create deer hair collars in several instructional videos via Franken Fly. A recent article by Howard Meyerson features the Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery, one of … more
“Fly fishing is, at its heart, about our connection to something far greater and more perfect than modern existence,” writes Todd Tanner in a recent piece urging anglers to action to protect fisheries. Via Hatch Magazine. The muskellunge is a … more
This film short from Winged Reel features days of fishing in North Georgia during this year’s “Snowpocalypse.”
From dead drifts to skating the fly, learn more about tenkara techniques with ten tips from Jason Klass via Tenkara USA. The rivers Test and Itchen, famous for their fly fishing history, are suffering from high chemical levels in their … more