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Tippets: Fishing Partners, Waders Meet Science, Flies for Autumn

Stephen Brutger writes about a different kind of “trophy” shot, and one of the most important decisions you make when heading out on the water: who you take with.  Via Stalking the Seam. Dutch and American scientists have developed waders … more

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Tippets: Drummond’s Water Boatman, Casting in Bear Country

Guide Tim Drummond’s water boatman fly pattern is a must-have for fishing stillwater for trophy rainbows. It originated from fishing Delaney Butte Lakes in North Park, Colorado. Learn to tie this simple and effective pattern in a recent tutorial via Fly … more

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Tippets: Hatch Magazine Photo Contest, Fall Fly Fishing Tips

The 2016 Hatch Magazine Fly Fishing Photo Contest is working with bullsugar.org, Captains for Clean Water, and AFFTA to raise awareness of the Everglades water issues and to promote the #NowOrNeverglades declaration. Find more information about how to enter and … more

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Tippets: Fishing Streamers, Stocking Highcountry Lakes

The latest video in “The Bank” series from Jensen Fly Fishing is a two-part video on techniques and tactics for fishing streamers. From rigging to on-the-water strategies, view part one and part two to expand your abilities. Kris Millgate reports on … more

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Tippets: Fly Quality, Fly Fishing Team USA Takes Bronze

An ugly fly can catch fish for years, but a poor quality fly can cut a day on the water short. Ben Duchesney writes about the differences in fly quality and durability and why an angler should care, via Postfly … more

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Tippets: Secret Spots, Autumn Dry Flies

Whether it adds a few hours to the drive or backroad potholes, the out-of-the-way fishing spots are worth the added effort. And Matthew Copeland writes a piece on why the stretch of water that has a place of honor in … more

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Tippets: “Downstream People,” Tips for Boat Fishing

A new documentary, Downstream People, examines the threat of an industrial hog farm to the Buffalo National River watershed in the Ozark Mountains of Newton County, Arkansas. The film “explores issues of rural gentrification and environmental injustice through a community … more

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Tippets: Mayfly Photography, Tying Wading Boot Laces

Photographer Imre Potyó spent 12 days waiting for the perfect time to capture a shot of Ephoron virgo on the Rába river in Hungary. “I was impressed by the wonderful dance of the mayflies,” Potyó says. “I was standing on the river, … more

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Tippets: Quitza’s Smoking Litter Awareness, Tapply on Fishing Pocket Water

Quitza is a non-profit that works to raise awareness of the impact cigarette litter has on the environment, specifically aquatic ecosystems. Quitza combines a social network of support as well as real-time progress tracking technologies to help individuals help themselves … more

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Tippets: Colorado’s Highcountry Trout, Improve Your Fishing Photography

Follow a 10-day singletrack and fly fishing excursion into the Colorado highcountry through the photographs of Ben Kraushaar. “With Telluride as the jumping off point, Kraushaar was joined by Justin Reiter, Dylan Stucki, Sam Simmons, and Trevor Downing for some … more

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