Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: Utah Cutthroat Slam, Catching Cruising Trout

Tyler Coleman writes about participating in the Utah Cutthroat Slam, where anglers aim to catch the state’s four native subspecies of cutthroat in their historic range. “As this fish entered my net, the feelings of accomplishment and appreciation were overtaking,” … more

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Tippets: Beginning Tying Tips, Stillwater Presentation

From materials and patterns to tools and technique, Spencer Durrant outlines how to get started tying flies over the winter months. “Fewer fishing opportunities means less temptation to leave the tying bench for “just a few hours” on the river,” … more

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Tippets: How to Roll Cast, Reflection on a Fishing Year

In the third episode of season two of RIO’s “How To” series, Simon Gawesworth demonstrates “How To Make a Roll Cast,” covering the three most important things to learn as well as ideal lines for beginners. Punctuated with great photos, … more

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Tippets: Algoma Brook Trout, Tom Pero Interview on Anchored Podcast

Colin McKeown writes about the “Crown Jewels of the North,” the wild brook trout of Algoma, in this article in The New Fly Fisher. From habitat and time of year to gear and guides, read more about them here. Tom … more

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Tippets: Spring Hatches, Tough Transitions

Spring is just around the corner, and in this post from Mark McGlothlin learn what weather forecasts could mean for spring fishing in the West. Read “Spring Hatch Planning” via Chi Wulff. From changes in weather to which flies work … more

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Tippets: Fishing New Waters, Steve Galletta on Fishing Tailwaters

Fishing unfamiliar waters can be puzzling.  In this recent article Phil Rowley outlines tactics for success on new waters. “Before leaving the driveway, much of the groundwork for success should be in place. Investing the time to plan and prepare pays … more

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Tippets: Desert Carp Fishing, Interview with Go Ishii

Instead of a midwinter Bahamas trip, head to the desert instead, writes Jonathan Wright. “With blue skies, weather in the 70’s and challenging angling for large, exotic fish — usually within walking distance of authentic mexican food. Welcome to carping … more

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Tippets: Writing Tips and Tricks, SCOF Fly Tying Pot Lucks 

Whether you’re fishing far-flung exotic locales or well-known homewaters, sharing time on the water through writing is part of fly fishing’s history. Jess McGlothlin shares some of her best tips for writing your fishing stories, via Fire Girl Photography. Southern … more

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Tippets: Winter Fishing Safety, DeGala’s Ethical Egg

Winter fishing conditions clear out the crowds of anglers, but also bring unique threats. Todd Tanner writes about fishing when there are ice sheets on the water and a dangerous situation he survived in this article via Hatch Magazine. While there … more

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Tippets: Winter Edition of Tenkara Angler, Winter Redfishing

The winter 2017-2018 edition of The Tenkara Angler is now available to read freely online. “The ‘Winter’ issue of Tenkara Angler focuses on many off-water pursuits – with a fly tying feature, a tamo building DIY, a core conditioning workout, … more

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