Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Most Endangered Rivers of 2017, Anglers Fight Michigan Fish Hatchery, Florida’s Joe Bay Reopens

The 2017 Most Endangered Rivers report from American Rivers “highlights the threat President Trump’s proposed budget cuts pose to rivers and communities nationwide.” Topping the annual list is the Lower Colorado River, “where the communities, economy, and natural resources of … more

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Video Hatch: “Tasmania Fly Fishing”

This trailer for the new film by Todd Moen and Catch Magazine features the fly fishing opportunities of the Australian island of Tasmania.

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Tippets: Fishing Streamers from a Boat, The Dorsey Yarn Indicator

In the most recent episode of RIO’s “How-To” series, brand manager Simon Gawesworth shows how to fish a streamer from a drift boat. The presented tips and information “take the mystery and randomness of streamer fishing away, giving anglers a … more

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2017 Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Classic

The Taylor Creek Fly Shop in Basalt, Colorado will host the 14th Annual Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Classic September 21-23, 2017. The “Catch the Cure” tournament raises funding for cystic fibrosis research and awareness. Visit the event’s website or Facebook page for … more

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Simms Launches Save Our Streams Campaign

Simms Fishing Products has announced the launch of their Save Our Streams campaign, an effort designed to raise money and awareness towards the protection and preservation of America’s most iconic waterways. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Pros and Cons of Boat Ownership, Managing Guide Expectations

At one time or another, every angler has wanted a boat. However the reality of doing so is more complicated than it might seem at first. Mike Hodge writes about the pros and cons for fly anglers looking to take … more

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Video Hatch: “Kharlovka – ASR”

The Atlantic Salmon Reserve (ASR) is the world’s first conservation area for Atlantic Salmon, Sea Trout, Wild Brown Trout and Arctic Char. This film from Capt Jack Productions highlights the fantastic fishery and wilderness area.

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Tippets: Stacking EP Fibers, Fishing with Strike Indicators

EP fibers can be used to create perfect baitfish patterns, and “Stacking EP fibers allows for you to create a profile that is extremely realistic and also gives you more options to blend colors very easily.” Watch a great tutorial … more

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New Jersey Fly Fishing Show Moving Locations

As of January 2018, The New Jersey Fly Fishing Show will move locations from the Garden State Exhibit Center to the nearby New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center. Read more in the press release below.

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McGuane Receives AMFF 2017 Heritage Award

Author (and MidCurrent board member) Thomas McGuane was recently honored with the 2017 Heritage Award by the American Museum of Fly Fishing. In a recent article in Forbes, Monte Burke writes about what McGuane has given both the literary and angling … more

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