Author Archives: Erin Block
The Skeena River Estuary provides critical salmon habitat, which is in danger from industrial development in the area. This short film highlights what’s at stake. Via SkeenaWild Conservation Trust.
Tippets: Possible Record Tarpon Released, Madison River Environmental Assessment, Catch and Release Best Practices
Sport Fishing magazine reports that a possible record-setting tarpon caught on fly rod and reel has been caught and released off the coast of Nicaragua. An environmental assessment of the Madison River that incorporated concerns over social conflict, congestion, and … more
The Oregon Water Resources Department has recently denied the application to develop nickel mining in the area from the Red Flat Nickel Corp. This short film from the Native Fish Society highlights what is at stake for the Smith River.
This trailer for the upcoming film features incredible footage of an international group of anglers fishing for wild Atlantic salmon and brown trout in the Highlands of Scotland.
Kyle Perkins writes about the restoration of greenback cutthroat trout to Zimmerman Lake in Colorado. Accompanied with great photos, you can read the post via The Greenbacks website of Trout Unlimited. Contrary to popular belief, big fish don’t always take … more
Catching big trout on dry flies is one of the bonuses of the mayfly hatch beautifully featured in this short film from Brothers on the Fly.
Alex Landeen fishes for the Lahontan cutthroat “monsters” of Pyramid Lake and shares the amazing images that resulted in a recent post and photo collection on Hatch Magazine. Detecting strikes when fishing a nymph can be difficult. However, Tom Rosenbauer … more
Washington state fisheries officials have proposed a plan that would make retention of hatchery-raised steelhead mandatory in all streams in the Southwest area of the state, beginning in July 2015. “The proposal is designed to keep hatchery steelhead off spawning … more
Journalist Chuck Kraemer profiles fly tying legend Jack Gartside in this film from Greater Boston PBS.
This film from Russell Schnitzer and Alan Moore shows the importance of wild fish to not only anglers, but to the environment, culture and economy. The full-length film will soon be released and available via Wild Fish Works.