Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Fishing Mountain Streams, Saturated Streams, Reintroductions in Yellowstone

In a recent post and video on The Orvis blog, Chris Franzen offers pro tips for how to find and fish small mountain streams. While too much water seems still never enough in the arid West, Colorado’s wet spring and … more

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Video Hatch: “State of the Trout”

In this short film, Chris Wood talks about the first ever State of the Trout report, recently released from Trout Unlimited.

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Video Hatch: “Big Sky PMDs”

This film from Todd Moen features great footage of epic PMD hatches and good summer fishing in Montana. Via Catch Magazine.

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Tippets: Sloppy Seconds, Gender Switching Bass, Vokey’s Gear Picks

Being late to a trip can not only annoy your guide but also cost you fish. Louis Cahill writes about putting time to good use while waiting on clients, in a recent article via Gink and Gasoline. Researchers from Rutgers … more

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Catskill Museum’s Summerfest and Angler’s Market

The annual Summerfest and Angler’s Market, held by The Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum, will take place on Aug. 1-2, 2015. The event will take place on the grounds of CFFCM, in Livingston Manor, NY. Read more in the … more

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Tippets: Reeling Hand, Cuba’s Environmental Concerns, Hatchery Kill

Which hand to reel with gets folks riled up about the “right way” to do things. Phil Monahan shares his fishing style and technique (casting and reeling with the right hand) and why you should do what feels comfortable to … more

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Tippets: Preplanning for River Trips, Eric Estrada Art Exhibit, California Water Sharing

Some front-end legwork can make multi-day river trips more relaxing and leave more time for actual fishing. Check out Steven Brutger’s tips for planning, preparing and packing meals. Via Stalking the Seam. Everglades National Park will host an art exhibit … more

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Video Hatch: “Mayfly”

This short film from Vaidas Uselis features amazing footage of mayflies and dry fly fishing in Norwegian forest lakes.

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Orvis Job Opening: Sporting Travel Planner

Orvis Adventures, part of The Orvis Company, is currently seeking applicants for a Sporting Travel Planner. The position will focus on fly fishing and wingshooting trips. Read more in the press release below.

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New Fly Fishing Books

Reflections from 100 Fly Fishers by Michael Reingruber is a collection of memories, anecdotes, and tips from over 100 top guides and anglers across the globe. All profits support the Casting for Recovery and Project Healing Waters Missions. Designed by … more

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