Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Interview with the Provo Brothers, Winter Fly Fishing Tips

Ian and Neil Provo pair their passions of backcountry skiing and fly fishing in films that take inspiration from the legendary Warren Miller snow-sports films. The Provo brothers sit down for an interview with Phil Monahan on Orvis to talk … more

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Video Hatch: “Follow Your Passion”

Fly fishing is about more than just catching fish, as shown in this short film from Konrad Production.

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Tippets: Rediscovering Fly Fishing, Learning from Photos

In a recent piece, Lee Woodruff writes about a weekend spent at a Project Healing Waters event and how she rediscovered both a sport and her marriage. “This was a vastly different sport than what I had remembered from childhood … more

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Stream Maps USA Expands to Great Lakes Region

The 4th edition of the Stream Map USA app from Gogal Publishing was recently released, and now includes an expanded Great Lakes Edition. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “Live the Stream: The Story of Joe Humphreys”

This trailer features footage from the upcoming film on the inspiring story of Pennsylvania’s fly fishing legend, Joe Humphreys, “a man who was born to fish, lives to teach, and strives to pass on a respect for our local waters.”

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Tippets: On Nymphing Rigs, Support Project Healing Waters

Domenick Swentosky writes about developing a nymphing rig that worked for his fishing style. “These three elements of my nymphing rig changed: I took fly line out of the mix, I allowed only one diameter of tippet under the water, … more

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Tippets: Elwha’s Impact, Brook Trout Recovery, Hatchery Leeches PCBs, Win for Cutthroat on the Snake River, Plastics in the Oceans

The removal of the Elwha Dam has benefited more than just salmon. A new study out of Ohio State examines the impact of the demolition on the American dipper bird and forest health. Via Anglers Club Magazine. Brook trout recovery … more

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Tippets: Persistence of Pike, Fly Choice vs. Presentation, Tying the Steelhead Bugger

David Goodrich writes about fly fishing for pike in an inhospitable environment.  “We forget about what it takes to survive. Our buttons and knobs that complete simple tasks lead us to believe that a fish can be an annoyance, a … more

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Fly Fisherman’s 2017 Conservationist of the Year

Fly Fisherman magazine has opened the call for nominations for their 2017 Conservationist of the Year award. The award honors an individual whose volunteer work has significantly impacted the protection or enhancement of important fisheries habitat in the previous year. Read … more

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Video Hatch: “From Timber to Tide”

This short film documents the work of Ben Harris, a traditional wooden boat builder based in Cornwall, UK. Via Pixillion.

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