Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Catch & Release, Corps to Monitor Pollution, Beaver Island

Mid-summer, when fishing is often at its best, is also one of the most vital times for proper catch-and-release techniques. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources shares best practices via The Fishing Wire. After a lawsuit filed by a conservation … more

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Jet SINTRIX Fly Rods from Hardy

Hardy has announced a new series of fly rods made with SINTRIX, a carbon fiber nano technology material unique to the company. The Jet SINTRIX rods are now available from select Hardy dealers. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “Somewhere in the Everglades”

Here’s a film short that features guiding legends and longtime friends Steve Huff and Paul Bruun fishing together in the Everglades. Via Nomadic Waters.

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WorldCast Anglers Announces New Additions to Management Team

WorldCast Anglers has announced the promotion of two members of their management team: Mike Dawkins to Vice President and C.G. Sipe to Chief Operating Officer. Both have “a strong track record of managerial and operational leadership, robust business performance, and … more

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Tom Morgan: In Pursuit of Perfection

Legendary rod maker Tom Morgan has battled Multiple Sclerosis for many years, yet it hasn’t diminished his passion for the craft. “You’d think since I couldn’t go fishing that I might lose interest in it, but it’s always been a … more

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Tippets: It’s a Fly Life, Tailings Breach, One Thousand Casts

Is it any coincidence that the states scoring the highest for “Best Places to Live” in a recent Gallup poll also have some of the best fishing in the United States? Chad Shmukler has more via Hatch Magazine. A tailings pond … more

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Video Hatch: “Marquette Michigan: Superior Beer from Superior Water”

Brewers and anglers both share a need for water. This short film from Marquette County Visitors Bureau features the people, beers, and famous waters of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Video Hatch: “Renewal”

This short documentary narrated by Robert Redford tells the story of the hard work of returning historic flows to the Colorado River—and for the first time in 50 years, watching the river flow to its delta.

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Painters and Paintings

“Even though it may be akin to asking a parent to name his favorite child,” he writes, Doug Olander recently asked 14 marine artists to pick their favorite paintings. The results and reasons are interesting, and are also a beautiful … more

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Video Hatch: “Dead Flies Don’t Swim”

This film short features footage of mid-summer dry fly fishing on the Missouri River in Craig, MT. Via Scumliner Media.

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