Author Archives: Erin Block

Video Hatch: “Movember”

In this episode of Redington’s “Find Your Water” series anglers Paul and Adam swing flies in Montana’s less-advertised late season.

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Tippets: On Drift Boats, Whitaker Credits Vokey

If you’re in the market for a drift boat, don’t miss this advice from veteran angler Todd Tanner. From storage to material, and trusted companies to consider, read his article before you buy via Hatch Magazine. Bill Whitaker credits a story … more

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Tippets: Great Lakes and Oil Pipelines, Farmed and Wild Salmon Interbreeding, Goldfish Invasion

A new film, “Great Lakes, Bad Lines,” tells the story of two Michigan natives and their quest to raise awareness of the dangers Enbridge Oil’s Line 5 poses to the Great Lakes and inland waters of Michigan. “Through the lens … more

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Video Hatch: “See Happy with SPY’s Ahmet Dadali”

Professional film skier Ahmet Dadali talks about the balance he finds by spending his summers fishing as he waits for winter to return. Via SPY Optics. Also read more about Dadali in this recent profile on GrindTV.

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Tippets: Casting Drills, Tanner’s “Seeking Absolution”

The time to practice casting isn’t out on the water, writes Zach Matthews. He outlines five drills for improving your cast for fall fishing success, in this article via The Itinerant Angler. There’s an inherent tension in fly fishing, writes … more

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Redfish Anglers Get an Award-Winning Line from RIO Products

RIO Products has announced a new saltwater line, designed specifically for anglers targeting big Gulf reds in cooler conditions. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “A Tribute to Carp”

McLean Worsham highlights the difficulty and reward of chasing carp on the fly.

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Tippets: Labash on Trophy Rainbows, BTT Photo Contest

Matt Labash weighs in on trophy rainbows and educating freshly stocked trout in his recent column in The Weekly Standard (see page 2). “It’s a useful arrangement for both me and the fish. I add plenty of rainbows to my fish … more

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Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Establishes Community and Conservation Foundation

Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures has announced the establishment of the Yellow Dog Community and Conservation Foundation, which will help build partnerships and support conservation efforts in fishing destinations around the world. Read more in the press release below.

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New Fly Fishing Books

Tying and Fishing Bucktails and Other Hair Wings: Atlantic Salmon Flies to Steelhead Flies by Mike Valla is a detailed book on some of the classic flies many anglers first learn to tie. With over 500 patterns, this is the … more

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