Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: Interview with Lucas Carroll, Meat Whistle Variant, Swinging Streamers in Deep Water

Photographer Lucas Carroll talks about his passion for photography as well as technique tips and some of the stories behind his shots in a recent interview on Stalking the Seam. Chris Morris of Arkansas Drift demonstrates his unique take on … more

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Tippets: Fly Fishing with Lefty, Fishing in Bear Country, Stalking the Hex Hatch

In a recent short film from Baltimore Magazine, angling legend Lefty Kreh talks about his beginnings and life in fly fishing, and how fly fishing technique has evolved through the years. If you’re fishing in bear country this summer, don’t … more

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Tippets: Fishing Against Wind, Hierarchy of Trout, Low-water Salmon

Spring brings great fishing opportunities, but it also brings early season winds. Luke Lowery of The Tackle Shop offers suggestions for gear and techniques for finding success on the water. Domenick Swentosky writes about the hierarchy of trout in Pennsylvania in … more

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Tippets: Choosing a Casting Stance, Don’t Tread on Redds

Your stance when casting should vary depending on where you’re fishing: on a boat or wading, for example. But in every case, “Stability is an important consideration in choosing which stance to use.” Jon Cave explains the differences between the open, closed, … more

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Tippets: Modern Fly Design, Fishing Hats

Writing a critique of modern fly design and manufacturers, John Jurek wonders what’s at the heart of the industry: fishing or sales. “Simply put, the best flies evolve to solve problems—fishing problems. But these days, when I cast a critical … more

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Tippets: Dehumidifying Gear, Respecting the Redd, Chris Schneider Tying Tutorial

Stowing wet gear can lead to unnecessary wear and tear as well as unwelcome smells. In a recent post Kent Klewein writes about using a dehumidifier to help keep gear fresh and dry. “Dehumidifiers are also great for fighting the spread … more

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Tippets: Fly Fishing Samoa, Planning a Trip West

Jess McGlothlin reports on a disappointing (as far as number of fish is concerned) fly fishing trip to Samoa. But “as is so often the case,” she writes, “the true value of the trip was meeting new people and exploring … more

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Tippets: Swing the Fly Tying Contest, Rigging Techniques, Interview with Brad Burns

Swing the Fly is bringing back their popular fly tying contest in 2016. Sponsored by the Red Shed Fly Shop and Heritage Angling Products, the deadline for entries is May 15, 2016. Find more information here. Being properly rigged for … more

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Tippets: Interview with Amos Sharp-Nelson, USAC’s “Gourmet on the Green,” Fishing Ugly Flies

Amos Sharp-Nelson has lived many lives: as a skateboarder, surfer, and singer in a live band. But she recently rediscovered the fly fishing of her youth and talks about her passions, work, and upcoming projects in an interview on Wide … more

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Tippets: McGuane to Speak at MSU Library, Fishing Riffles, Spring 2016 Revive Magazine

Tom McGuane will be the guest speaker at an upcoming Montana State’s Trout and Salmonid Collection Lecture Series. The event will take place May 5, 2016, at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman Montana. Find more information about registration … more

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