Author Archives: Erin Block

328,382 Stream Maps and Lake Maps Now Available from Gogal

Gogal Publishing Company has announced that the North Central edition of Stream Map USA is now complete. “Stream Map USA is the culmination of years of work and I’m not stopping here,” says mapmaker Mike Gogal. “I plan to continue … more

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Tippets: Spring Mayflies, Holding Water for Steelhead

Spring is in the air, and “The last throes of winter are a harbinger of things coming soon to a river near you,” writes Jonathan Wright, “both on and under the water.” Read his article on the first mayflies of … more

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Musings on Catch and Release

Matt Labash takes on catch-and-release ethics in his recent column in the Weekly Standard. “I don’t know what it says about me that I always feel closest to God when I’m giving His majestic creation a lip-piercing,” Labash writes. “But … more

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Tippets: Tips for Permit, Streamer Chronicles with Chad Johnson

From seeing fish and reading water, to practicing and asking the right questions, Tim Harden outlines five tips for fly fishing for permit. “Fly fishing for permit is a tough game, and having just returned from a trip to the … more

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Eleven Experience Opens Taylor River Lodge for Its First Full Season and Launches New Website

Eleven Experience has announced the opening of its first full season lodge. Located on Colorado’s Taylor River in Taylor Canyon, the mountain lodge retreat will open in June, 2017. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Giant Fly Sale, Fishing Spring Runoff

Orvis is holding a “Giant Fly Sale,” which might not mean what you think, as Tom Rosenbauer demonstrates in this fun film short. The sale runs through the end of March and features 20 percent off all fly patterns. Check … more

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Video Hatch: “Methow Headwaters”

A Canadian mining company wants to conduct exploratory drilling for copper at the headwaters of the Methow River. This film tells the story of a mountain community coming together to protect the Methow Valley in the heart of the North …

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Video Hatch: “A River’s Last Chance”

This trailer highlights an upcoming documentary film by Shane Anderson about salmon, timber, weed and wine along Northern California’s Eel River.

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Tippets: North 40 Fly Shop eMag, Habits of Successful Anglers

The latest issue of the North 40 Fly Shop eMagazine features great articles ranging from floating Montana’s Smith River to tying with UV light, as well as the announcement of the return of the Montana Trout Spey Clave hosted on … more

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Meet the People Behind RIO Products in the “Behind the Brand” Series

RIO’s Behind the Brand series features the stories of the people who make RIO’s fly lines, leaders, tippet and accessories. “We want to celebrate them and our home in South Eastern Idaho and hope this series will create some excitement … more

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