Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: On Legendary Days, Sacramento River Fishery, Bonefishing in Bad Weather

Kris Millgate writes about fishing a cotton “hatch” and how timing legendary hatches can quickly improve your technique. “On legendary days, you have multiple chances to perfect something new and repetitiveness among so much action solidifies habit that much faster.” … more

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Orvis Leaders Sign “Now or Neverglades” Declaration

Leaders of the Orvis Company urge anglers to sign the “Now or Neverglades” Declaration, and demand “that the state of Florida acknowledge indisputable science and work toward real solutions to the water crisis.” Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “Pure Love”

This short film features beautifully shot footage of fly fishing for brown trout in Norway. Via Scanout.

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Tippets: Lake Okeechobee Satellite Images, California’s Striped Bass and Salmon, Saving “The Blue Heart of Europe,” Recent Rulings in the Pacific Northwest

An algae bloom in Florida’s Lake Okeechobee has been captured by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. “The conditions that gave rise to the bloom have persisted into July, and have been blamed for affecting water quality downstream all the … more

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Video Hatch: “Chasing Heaven”

This short film follows Will and Jack LaCalle from the Pacific Ocean near the shores of Guatemala to the Gulf of Mexico and the lowlands of Florida as they pursue large game fish on fly.

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Tippets: Tarpon Techniques, Treating Tick Bites

Captain Joel Dickey and Louis Cahill outline 11 important tips for correctly presenting a fly to tarpon. “Bottom-line, there’s a very small margin of error bestowed to anglers fly fishing for tarpon.” Read more here. Anglers spend time in places … more

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Video Hatch: “Fly Fishing”

From Columbia’s “The Backyard” series, this episode features spectacular scenery and trout. Via Intu.

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Tippets: Packing List from Photographer Jess McGlothlin, Topwater Tactics

Jess McGlothlin writes about her trusted gear for travel in the field in a recent article for Carryology. “Often travelling to the destinations is half the battle, and my gear needs to be ready to adapt,” writes McGlothlin, “from commercial … more

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VOORMI Unveils Ultra Light Performance Wool

VOORMI has released three products featuring their new DUAL SURFACE UL Precision Blended Wool Technology: the Short Sleeve Tech-T, Long Sleeve Tech-T, and Solarium Hoodie Read more in the press release below.

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Orvis Leaders Urge Anglers to Sign “Now or Neverglades Declaration”

Untreated water diversions from Lake Okeechobee have resulted in damaging algae blooms along both Florida coasts. Grassroots organization bullsugar.org has launched the “Now or Neverglades Declaration” campaign to collect signatures of concerned citizens and put pressure on Florida politicians to do … more

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