Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: JT Van Zandt on Texas, Teaching Trout

JT Van Zandt, a fly-fishing guide and son of the late singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt, sits down for an interview with Texas Monthly. He “talks about the beauty and protection of the region’s wild treasures that are hiding in plain sight.” … more

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Tippets: Filming with Todd Moen, Top Guide Flies

Todd Moen has traveled the world in pursuit of some of the best fly fishing locales. However, he “can more likely be found behind a video camera filming somebody else fishing,” writes Mark Morical, “or in front of a computer … more

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Tippets: Fly Fishing with Family, Breaking the Rules of Fly Tying

In this article Kaitlin Barnhart writes about five great tips for successful family outings on the river. “Chances are, if you raise riverside kids you will have fly-fishing teenagers, or at least young adults who adore the feeling they get when … more

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Tippets: Ethics of Fishing Redds, Cautious Casting

The practice of targeting spawning trout for trophy shots can hurt both the sport and health of trout populations. In this article, Ryan Hudson writes about a recent situation he witnessed on the Green River in Wyoming and questions unethical … more

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Tippets: Jennifer Kelley joins Fly Life, Tying Durable Nymphs

Jennifer Kelley, an experienced environmental policy facilitator and natural resources adviser will join Fly Life Magazine as Conservation Editor in May of 2018. She will manage all aspects of the magazine’s conservation voice. Nymphs take a beating not only from … more

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Tippets: In the Loop, Tenkara Angler Spring Issue

In the first episode of Redington’s educational series “In the Loop,” learn what not to do when approaching water. Check out The Approach with Bob Frankfurter. The Spring 2018 issue of “The Tenkara Angler” is now available to read freely … more

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Tippets: Interview with Miles Nolte, Improve Your Casting Technique

Miles Nolte is a guide, teacher, and the fly-fishing editor at Gray’s Sporting Journal. He is a recent guest on the Anchored podcast, and sits down with April Vokey to talk “writing, guiding, and fly-fishing films.” Listen to their conversation … more

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Tippets: Breaking the Rules, Dry Fly Buoyancy

Rules, so it’s said, are made to be broken. And in this recent post, photographer Jess McGlothlin writes about embracing that saying while on a fishing trip in Cuba: “It was a challenge for myself — could I tell stories … more

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Tippets: Flats Boats with Chris Morejohn, Canvas Print Sale

Chris Morejohn, one of the original founders of Hells Bay Boatworks, joins Zach Matthews for a conversation on a recent episode of The Itinerant Angler Podcast. “A flats-boat building legend, he shares his incredibly deep knowledge of skiff design and … more

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Tippets: Labash’s Tribute to Lefty Kreh, Spring Streamer Fishing

In a recent article on The Weekly Standard, Matt Labash pays tribute to the late great Lefty Kreh. “What Lefty did best of all,” writes Labash, “was make you want to fish just like he did: full-on, without pretense, doing … more

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