Author Archives: Erin Block
The Craighead family has been instrumental in extensive river conservation work in Montana. Their contributions to the state’s watersheds and to helping to write the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act are featured in this film short from Daniel Lombardi.
Known for his stacked-deer-hair bass bugs, Pat Cohen and his work are featured in a photo essay in The Times Union. From an articulated rat to Merganser duck, Cohen’s work is original and effective. An over one-hundred-pound common carp has … more
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Scientists have announced their discovery: a new species of black bass. It’s found in the southeastern United States, originally in the Chipola River. ”We didn’t set out to find a new species,” said Mike … more
A trip into the northern wilderness for a brown trout—just as beautiful as its surroundings—via Jazz and Fly Fishing.
With summer nearing and warmwater season kicking off, boxes of midge pupa and small streamers can be swapped for larger bugs, both topwater and subsurface. Recently Paul Beel featured a go-to pattern for largemouth bass: Jay Zimmerman’s Geezus Lizard. Find … more
Author and fishing guide John Larison talks about his favorite stretch of river, a sanctuary on the Oregon coast, now threatened by logging and development. Via North Fork Studios.
Adding to its extensive product offering, RIO has announced four new tippet materials, designed for specific water, conditions, and species. Read more in the press release below.
Showcasing a powerful sense of place as well as stunning fish, here is some great footage of fly fishing Christmas Island, via Squidman Productions.