Author Archives: Erin Block

Costa Sunglasses Releases Five New Styles to Core Collection

Costa has announced five new sunglass style additions to their Core collection. Styles include the Bloke, Reefton, Kiwa, Tasman Sea, and Whitetip and will all be available Spring 2017. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “Arctic Circle”

This video explores what happens when you merge inner-city youth and veterans together on a once-in-a-lifetime deployment to the top of the world’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Via Soul River.

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Tippets: Averi Wratney on Becoming a Guide, Limit False Casts

Averi Mari Wratney shares her journey to steelheading and becoming a guide on the North Umpqua River in a recent piece via Denver Outfitters. Read part one here, and part two here. False casts often only hinder stroke and presentation, … more

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Video Hatch: “Laplanders”

This short film paints the portrait of those who live by the rivers of Lapland in Northern Sweden and their quest for Baltic Salmon. The full film is an official selection of the 2017 International Fly Fishing Film Festival.

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Tippets: Learning New Water, Fighting Bonefish in Mangroves

In a recent article Stephanie Winter of Big Hole Lodge in Montana gives expert advice on strategies for success when fishing new water. Via Postfly Box. “When you’re faced with big tides and the big fish they bring to the flats, you … more

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Tippets: Trout and Irrigation in Montana, Legacy of Roderick Haig-Brown, Evolving in Pollution

Each year in Montana thousands of trout find themselves stranded in shrinking pools and irrigation ditches, cut off from the main river. “Most of the water rights run through November 1, and right after that we start getting frantic calls,” … more

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Video Hatch: “Odd Man Out”

Camille Egdorf, one of the top female fly anglers, attributes her success to a childhood spent helping run her parents’ salmon camp in remote Alaska. This short film highlights her journey.

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Tippets: Patterns You Hate to Love, Interview with Bruce Chard

There are classic and beautiful flies that are easy to love and fish. However, “There comes a time in every fly fisher’s life when your morals are compromised. Sure, you can stay pure and fish that dry fly upstream all … more

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Video Hatch: “Wither or Thrive”

This short film features gorgeous shots of time spent on the water. Via Ultras.Net.

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Tippets: How to See More Fish, Aquatic Species Biodiversity Map

Sight fishing is one of the most exhilarating ways to target fish, and one of the most satisfying when successful. Owen Plair writes about strategies for seeing fish in a recent article on Gink & Gasoline. Scientists plan to create … more

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