Author Archives: Erin Block

BTT Florida Keys Baby Bonefish Search a Success

Research performed on juvenile bonefish in the Bahamas is helping to inform studies on preferred nursery habitats in the Florida Keys as well. The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust recently held a “Baby Bonefish Blitz” in the Keys, which revealed encouraging … more

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Tippets: Sidearm Casting, Mining on the Salmon River, Warm Waters Moving Fish

A sidearm cast can give you a huge advantage over the wind. It “also makes a more delicate presentation,” explains Louis Cahill. Check out his advice on the technique in a recent post on Gink & Gasoline. A group of … more

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Tippets: All in the Presentation, Stream Hazards, Intersex Fish In Pennsylvania Rivers

Alex Cerveniak presents an analysis for eight of the most common casting mistakes when presenting flies to fish. From drags and drifts to backstrokes and timing, this piece is a must-read. Three Boeing 737 fuselages are stranded in the Clark … more

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Tenkara, At Home in the High Country

While Tenkara was once considered a “fad” in the U.S., the ancient Japanese method of fishing is holding its own, proving it’s here to stay. In a recent article in The Denver Post, Scott Willoughby focuses on its popularity along … more

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Video Hatch: “Return of the River, Official Trailer”

This feature documentary tells the story of the largest dam removal and river restoration project in history, currently taking place on the Elwha River in Washington State.

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Stonefly Press and Southern Trout Announce Partnership Agreement

Stonefly Press has announced a partnership to co-publish and co-manage Southern Trout magazine. “We are excited to enter the magazine market in partnership with Southern Trout and we’re encouraged by its tremendous potential” says Robert D. Clouse, CEO of Stonefly Press. Read more … more

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Conservation Groups Says Leavenworth Hatchery Violating Endangered Species Act

The Wild Fish Conservancy has announced plans to sue several federal agencies for violations of the Endangered Species Act associated with the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, which they cite has negative impacts on ESA-listed spring Chinook salmon and steelhead on … more

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Aerial Assault

Remote backcountry lakes are stocked from the air, with hundreds of fish being dropped from the bottom of a plane into the waters below. And during a recent drop, Ted Hallows, a Utah State Hatchery supervisor, attached a GoPro camera … more

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Bahamas Initiative Addresses Threats to the Bonefish Fishery

The Bahamas Initiative of the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust works to address increasing threats against world-class bonefish fisheries. From gillnetting to coastal development, scientists and volunteers with The Bahamas Initiative work to address ecological change, while educating anglers, tourists, and … more

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YETI Introduces “The Hopper”

This summer, YETI will display its new portable soft cooler at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), and the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. “The Hopper” will be available for purchase October, 2014. Read more in the press release … more

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