Author Archives: Erin Block

Tippets: Spotting Trout in Murky Water, Tenkara Rod Test Reviews

Even if water level and clarity aren’t ideal, you can still find success on the water. Fish can be active and feeding in dirty water, and in this short video Dave Jensen demonstrates how to spot and target trout in murky … more

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Tippets: Trxstle Olympian Kickstarter, How To Make an Overhead Cast from RIO

Trxstle, a company based in Olympia, Washington, has started a Kickstarter campaign to help get their first flagship product off the ground. The Olympian is a telescoping car top carrier combined with a rod and reel case.  “The Olympian lets … more

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AMFF Appoints New Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of the American Museum of Fly Fishing has announced Sarah Foster, a valued member of the AMFF team since 2007, as the Museum’s new Executive Director. Read more in the press release below.

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“Top Saltwater Flies: Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit” by Drew Chicone from Wild River Press

Wild River Press has announced the release of a new three-volume set of books on the top saltwater flies. Top Saltwater Flies: Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit by Drew Chicone includes clear step-by-step photos with easy-to-follow instructions, accompanied with color photography. Read … more

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New York City on the Fly

New York City is not often a place associated with great fly fishing waters. However Morgan Krell, a senior at the Bronx High School of Science, doesn’t let that hold him back. In this recent article in The New York … more

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Tippets: Soft Hackles for Steelhead, Fall Gear Guide

In this article Steve Culton writes about using an unorthodox fly for steelhead: the classic soft hackle. “No other species I fish for has been the source of more personal angst,” he says. “But I can say this. When I’m … more

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Video Hatch: “Tiny Pieces of All of Us”

This film from Scientific Anglers highlights the teamwork involved in making Scientific Anglers fly lines. “Every fly line that we produce is the joint effort of a group of dedicated people and we love what we do.”

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Tippets: Bull Trout and Climate Change, Delaware River Shad, Salmon and Steelhead on the Snake River

Bull trout were added to the endangered species list in 1998 and since, have face a constant struggle to thrive and survive. “Today, the effects of climate change exacerbate the perils already facing threatened animals, and resources for protection are … more

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Video Hatch: “2017 Drone Footage from Angler’s Alibi”

This video from Logan Fox of Angler’s Alibi features amazing drone footage from the 2017 season in Alaska.

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Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Needs Public Water Access Coordinator

Backcountry Hunters & Anglers has announced their search for a Public Water Access Coordinator. The position will help “promote and grow our Public Waters Access program and engage in conservation issues.” Read more in the press release below.

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