Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: Fixed-Line Fish Landing, Fish Integration

Specific skills are needed for landing fish on a fixed-line rod such as those used with tenkara. In a recent article, Anthony Naples outlines details from rods to rigging and “a few key concepts that will help you build big … more

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Tippets: Essential Gear, Native Fish in Colorado River, In Good Company

In a recent post on The Fiberglass Manifesto, Cameron Mortenson outlines 8 pieces of essential camping gear. From coffee press to merino wool base layers, check out his tested choice gear picks. For the first time in over fifty years, … more

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Tippets: Korker Gear Review, New Irrigation on the Columbia, Makings of an Angler

Featuring swappable soles and a BOA closure system, the new Devil’s Canyon Wading Boot from Korker’s has a lot to offer. Steve Graepel has a first look and detailed review on Gear Junkie. A new irrigation system is being put … more

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Tippets: Rebooting With Reels, Bridge from Spawning

Owner of Bozeman Reel Company Dan Rice is featured in a recent article on Outside Magazine, on rebooting and changing your career. From an aviation background, Rice bought Bozeman Reels in 2013. “We’ve grown ten times beyond what the brand … more

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Tippets: Casting for Carp, Reversing Course on Beavers

Ryan Dunne of Appalachian Fly Guides weighs in on carp fishing. From gear to time of day, you’ll learn a lot from Dunne in a recent interview with Kent Klewein. Once considered varmints, beavers are being recognized as “ecosystem engineers” … more

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Tippets: Kirk Werner Interview, Streamers As “Swimming Prey,” Call for California Dams to Increase Flows

Kirk Werner, author of the celebrated Olive the Little Woolly Bugger books for young anglers,  recently spoke with Phil Monahan about everything from his own beginnings in fly fishing to the origination and development of Olive. Don’t miss this interview … more

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Tippets: San Francisco’s Lost Coast, Homecoming in Idaho, Five Fishy Destinations

The financial district of San Francisco might seem like a strange place for a fly shop. But George Revel, owner of Lost Coast Outfitters, says it’s all about demographics, and early indications are his logic is sound. Read more via … more

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Tippets: NC Fly Fishing Film Night, Men’s Journal on Tenkara, Validating Conservation

A Fly Fishing Film Night will be hosted by Hunter Banks Co., Southern Culture on the Fly magazine and The Fiberglass Manifesto at Highland Brewing Co. in Asheville, NC. The event will be held Nov. 6 with doors opening at … more

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Tippets: PHW Fundraising, Saving Big Old Fish, Stealth and Carp

The 2nd Annual Fundraiser for Project Healing Waters will run the week of Veterans Day (November 10th – 14th). Personal and company donations to the event are welcomed and can be submitted via the Hammer Creek Fly Fishing blog. Matriarchs of the … more

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Tippets: Interview with Conway Bowman, Satellite Technology for Conservation, Kids on the Water

Conway Bowman, based in San Diego, has become well-known for his guiding for mako sharks on the fly. He sits down to talk about everything from his TV show to favorite gear in a recent conversation with Bjorn Stromsness on … more

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