One of fly fishing’s attractions is its malleability, its form fitting what level of investment you can afford. If you’re ready to jump into building your own rod from a graphite blank, a recent article in Popular Mechanicsoutlines steps and advice.
There is often a lot left unsaid in fly fishing circles. There are a lot of hints though, in silences and stares. Josh Bergan parses these places, “asterisk fisheries,” in a recent piece on his blog, Trout Bugs.
Mimicking an insect’s compound eye, researchers have developed a new camera that works like a bug. “The device could be used in applications ranging from surveillance to the scoping of the human body,” writes Tanya Lewis, via Live Science.