Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: Tick Prevention and Treatment, Learning from the Experts  

If you’re spending summers outside and on the water, ticks are inevitable. In this recent article emergency room physician Jason Quinn shares important information on identification, prevention and treatment of bites. Via Gear Junkie. Jason Randall has fished with anglers … more

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Tippets: Flylow’s Summer Gear, Fishing for Seasonal Species

Tahoe-based Flylow Gear has released their summer line of clothing for 2017. The collection focuses on the ‘modern mountain lifestyle,’ with pieces designed for action, “blending sun protection with quick drying fabrics and athletic stretch.” From windbreakers to functional polos, … more

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Tippets: Catching Grass Carp, Best of Women’s Gear

Catching carp on a fly is a challenge, and grass carp present another set of difficulties. “They require an approach and finesse more commonly associated with finicky trout,” writes Drew Ross of Looknfishy, “but they have the power and fight … more

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Tippets: Musky Madness Ticket Raffle, Finding Bite Windows

Now in its fifth year, “Musky Madness” brings the world’s top guides and a small group of dedicated fly anglers together on the Chippewa and Flambeau rivers in northern Wisconsin. Bob White, legendary fly fishing guide and respected artist, will … more

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Tippets: Fly Fishing Around the World, Bass Flies to Keep in Your Box

Jess McGlothlin teamed up with Matador Network to showcase the allure of fly-fishing through 10 photos taken on waters around the world. “Fishing is an excuse to travel,” says McGlothlin, “a reason to meet people I otherwise would never have … more

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Tippets: Most Endangered Rivers of 2017, Anglers Fight Michigan Fish Hatchery, Florida’s Joe Bay Reopens

The 2017 Most Endangered Rivers report from American Rivers “highlights the threat President Trump’s proposed budget cuts pose to rivers and communities nationwide.” Topping the annual list is the Lower Colorado River, “where the communities, economy, and natural resources of … more

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Tippets: Fishing Streamers from a Boat, The Dorsey Yarn Indicator

In the most recent episode of RIO’s “How-To” series, brand manager Simon Gawesworth shows how to fish a streamer from a drift boat. The presented tips and information “take the mystery and randomness of streamer fishing away, giving anglers a … more

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Tippets: Pros and Cons of Boat Ownership, Managing Guide Expectations

At one time or another, every angler has wanted a boat. However the reality of doing so is more complicated than it might seem at first. Mike Hodge writes about the pros and cons for fly anglers looking to take … more

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Tippets: Stacking EP Fibers, Fishing with Strike Indicators

EP fibers can be used to create perfect baitfish patterns, and “Stacking EP fibers allows for you to create a profile that is extremely realistic and also gives you more options to blend colors very easily.” Watch a great tutorial … more

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Tippets: Sisters on the Water, Tenkara Instructional Videos

Sisters Hilary Hutcheson and Whitney Milhoan collaborate on and off the water; one example highlighted in a recent article is their volunteer work for Casting for Recovery. Hilary and Whitney talk about everything from motherhood and being women in the … more

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