Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Motherhood and Fly Fishing, Avoiding Beginner Mistakes

In this recent article on The Globe and Mail, Rebecca Von Hoff writes about the growing demographic of women with young children on the water. “If the presence of women in fly fishing is to become mainstream, the sport’s culture … more

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Motofish Joins Winston/Bauer as New Design Team 

Winston has announced Motofish has joined the Winston/Bauer design team. Motofish is a brand building design, photography, and production company located in Redmond Washington. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Summer Fishing in the West, How to Unravel Leaders

Terry Wickstrom hosts Kirk Deeter on a recent episode of his radio program, “Terry Wickstrom Outdoors,” to talk about navigating hot and dry conditions of summers in the West. “Deeter’s favorite option is to fish small, high altitude streams. If … more

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Sage’s New SPECTRUM C Reel Family

Sage has announced the upcoming release of the new SPECTRUM C reel series, featuring a larger arbor and die cast frame. Read more in the press release below.

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New from Redington for 2019

Redington has announced the forthcoming release of new products for 2019: The Grande reel, and Butter Stick and Dually fly rod series. Read more in the press release below.

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Tippets: Casting on Stillwater, Anglers of Influence

From positioning yourself on the bank to generating line speed for a long cast, in this short video, Russell Miller outlines great techniques for efficiently fishing large bodies of stillwater. With over 30 years of experience, Todd Tanner looks back … more

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Video Hatch: “Sälen June 18”

This short film from Ake Qvick offers amazing footage of fly fishing Sweden.

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Tippets: Lake Trout and Avian Collapse in Yellowstone, Power of a River to Change Minds, Salmon Rebounding on the Rogue

Invasive lake trout have severely diminished the native Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake. Now, a ripple effect is being seen in bird species as well. The deep-dwelling lake trout are not readily available for bald eagles, and they are … more

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Patagonia Announces Innovative Wading Boots Built by Danner

Editor’s Note:  Last night Patagonia’s Foot Tractor Wading Boots won “Best of Show” among all new products at the 2018 IFTD Show in Orlando. Patagonia has announced the release of two new wading boots. The Foot Tractor and River Salt … more

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Fulling Mill Announces Nick Yardley as President

Fulling Mill has announced the welcome of Nick Yardley to their team. Yardley has been appointed as President of Fulling Mill USA. Read more in the press release below.

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