Author Archives: Erin Block

Simms G Series: Pushing the Limits in Mongolia

Anglers for Simms travel to the Eg and Uur Rivers in Mongolia to test the new G Series product line that ranges from gloves and boots to waders. Learn more about the “guide proven” series and check out some amazing … more

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Video Hatch: “Small Game Fishing”

This short film features the landscapes and fish of Austria. Via Fleye.

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New Fly Fishing Books

Casting Quiet Waters: Reflections on Life and Fishing, edited by Jake MacDonald, is a compilation of essays from respected literary writers such as Thomas McGuane and Annie Proulx. The book explores the human condition and life through the guise of … more

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RIO Products Brings Additions to Skagit Series

Designed around ConnectCore technology for ultra-low stretch, RIO has announced new additions to their Skagit line series: the Skagit Max Long, the Skagit Max Short VersiTip, and the Skagit Max Long VersiTip. Read more in the press release below. 

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Video Hatch: “October Brown”

From net to canvas, this short film documents the creation of a new piece of artwork by Derek DeYoung.

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Filmmaker Pete McBride on “I Am Red”

In a recent video interview with National Geographic, filmmaker Pete McBride discusses why he chose to make a film “I Am Red,” about the endangered Colorado River. “For me the goal is to captivate the general public,” says McBride, “We … more

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Tippets: DIY Bonefishing, Summer Run Steelhead

Planning a saltwater trip can be overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time fishing flats. However Rod Hamilton has done some research for you and presents some great strategies for do-it-yourself bonefishing. “Nothing replaces time on the water and most … more

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Tippets: Blind Casting, River Economy, Stream-side Etiquette

Even when conditions aren’t right for sight fishing you can still find fish, writes Chris O’Byrne, by “limiting the search area and, like a good chess player, thinking a few moves ahead.” Via Florida Sportsman. Colorado’s waterways attract people and thus … more

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Video Hatch: “River Snorkel: Continuation”

This underwater footage gives an up close view of spawning Chinook salmon.

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Tippets: Fixed-Line Fish Landing, Fish Integration

Specific skills are needed for landing fish on a fixed-line rod such as those used with tenkara. In a recent article, Anthony Naples outlines details from rods to rigging and “a few key concepts that will help you build big … more

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