Category Archives: Videos

How to Tie a Blood Knot

The Blood Knot is the subject of this week’s instructional video.  Tim Flagler uses large-diameter material to show the knot’s structure, then follows up with actual leader-size monofilament. As Tim says: “The blood knot is probably best known for joining monofilament …

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Video Hatch: “Cold Waters”

Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia, Steve Hemkens of Orvis, Tim Romano of Angling Trade and Todd Tanner of Conservation Hawks share their thoughts on angling and climate change in this important short film.

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Video Hatch: “#SaveDorados *3”

This short video features the work of Dr. Andy Danylchuk of the University of Massachusetts Amherst on emerging golden dorado fisheries in Argentina. More information can be found on the Indiegogo funding campaign site for the research project.

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Video Hatch: “Testify”

This short film presents a visual adaptation from the essay “Testament of a Fisherman,” published in 1964 by Michigan author John Voelker. Via Aaron Peterson for Travel Marquette Michigan.

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Video Hatch: “Greenies Invade”

A group of Colorado fly anglers head north to Wyoming’s North Platte River for prime-time spring runs. Via Yukon Goes Fishing.

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Video Hatch: “The Process”

In a manifesto of sorts, this short film explains the journey inherent in the sport. Via Razor Hollow.

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Video Hatch: “LOOP—Atlantic Salmon Reserve”

This short film from LOOP features the amazing land, rivers, and fish of the Atlantic Salmon Reserve on the Russia Kola Peninsula.

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Video Hatch: “The Warm Up”

While the wait for warmer weather might take a while in northern climates, the folks at FRENZY brave the cold to get out on the water.

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Video Hatch: “The Red Bandits”

Anglers Regan Flanagan and Stephanie Powell search the desert streams of Southern Idaho for Redband trout. Via Wes Atkinson.

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Video Hatch: “Six Feet”

Sometimes it takes is a bamboo rod to teach the importance of slowing down. Via Movi-Media.

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