Author Archives: Erin Block
This film from Trout Unlimited shows the importance of protecting Browns Canyon with National Monument status.
Keeping the tip of your rod in the water when stripping streamer will help maintain contact with the fly and detect subtle takes more easily, as well as help with strip-setting the hook. Joe Cermele explains why this technique is essential, … more
The fifth annual International Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Symposium will be held November 7-8, 2014 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The two day event will feature top scientists and research as well as technique instructors and clinics. Read more in the … more
Modern Terrestrials: Tying & Fishing the World’s Most Effective Patterns by Rick Takahashi and Jerry Hubka is a comprehensive book of the best contemporary terrestrial patterns. Containing over 600 patterns and recipes from around the world for grasshoppers, crickets, ants, … more
Umpqua Feather Merchants has announced that fly designer Jean-Paul Lipton has joined their team of signature tyers. “He is an authority on carp and other sub terminally mouthed species,” says Brian Schmidt, Fly Manager for Umpqua. “His innovative designs strengthen … more
While drift boats and stand up paddle boards may receive more attention, Matthew Copeland takes time to consider the canoe, which “has been called mankind’s most perfect design,” he writes, “the pinnacle of simplicity and function.” Via Stalking the Seam. … more