Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: Tall Tales of Anglers, Understanding Rod Recovery Rate

Anglers are notorious for their tall tales. But as Domenick Swentosky writes, “They just have unrestrained hope clouding reality and reason.” Via Hatch Magazine. What do we talk about when we talk about fast and slow action rods? Louis Cahill … more

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Tippets: Fishing Argentina, Beginner’s Tips, Loon’s Murican Intruder Fly

Anglers define their sport by many things, writes Håkan Stenlund, but “fly fishing is really just about keeping your woolly bugger in the water. About being a part of it.” Read his piece about fly fishing the Argentine jungle, via … more

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Tippets: Legends of the Catskills, Roll Cast Mend

A new short film from Bullrush Films and Catskill Brewery shares why the Fly Fishing Center and Museum is a focal point for the community as they work to preserve the tradition and history of the sport. View “Integrity of the … more

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Tippets: PHWFF on NBC Nightly News, Montana Hoot Owl Restrictions

A recent segment from NBC News features the work of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, and the stories of veterans finding peace in the outdoors and fly fishing. “In 2015 alone, we served over 7,400 injured and disabled military service … more

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Tippets: On Legendary Days, Sacramento River Fishery, Bonefishing in Bad Weather

Kris Millgate writes about fishing a cotton “hatch” and how timing legendary hatches can quickly improve your technique. “On legendary days, you have multiple chances to perfect something new and repetitiveness among so much action solidifies habit that much faster.” … more

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Tippets: Tarpon Techniques, Treating Tick Bites

Captain Joel Dickey and Louis Cahill outline 11 important tips for correctly presenting a fly to tarpon. “Bottom-line, there’s a very small margin of error bestowed to anglers fly fishing for tarpon.” Read more here. Anglers spend time in places … more

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Tippets: Packing List from Photographer Jess McGlothlin, Topwater Tactics

Jess McGlothlin writes about her trusted gear for travel in the field in a recent article for Carryology. “Often travelling to the destinations is half the battle, and my gear needs to be ready to adapt,” writes McGlothlin, “from commercial … more

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Tippets: BioLite Stove Review, Tips for Fishing Two Flies

The BioLite CampStove burns wood, pine needles, or other combustible organic material, all while producing electricity on the side. Amy and Dave Freeman put it through rigorous testing on a three month Boundary Water trip and report on their review … more

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Tippets: Tying Poppers Made Easy, Fishing Tandem Rigs

Paul Beel offers a look at the new popper body from Flymen Fishing Company. The “Double Barrel” is an innovative soft-foam popper body that can be tied on with the cup facing forward to create popper flies, or tied on … more

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Tippets: Bristol Bay Guide Academy, Catching Tailwater Brown Trout

The 8th Annual Bristol Bay River Guide Academy was recently held at BBNC’s Mission Lodge in Aleknagik. Local youth ages 14 through 24 “learned the ins-and-outs of the fly fishing industry, everything from boat safety and biology, to fly-tying and customer … more

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