Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: Dark Arts, Low Flows on the Deschutes, Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

In Hatch Magazine, Steve Zakur writes about pursuing “The Dark Art” of nymphing. “You don’t want to do it but you must fish and when the trout aren’t looking up you can either practice casting” he writes, or “get it … more

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Tippets: Special Places Report, Cleaning and Storing Gear, The Cycle of Salmon

Trout Unlimited has released their list of “10 Special Places” at threat from oil and gas development. An online report features stories and photos from each location ranging from Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia to Ohio. While the … more

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Tippets: DIY Bonefishing, Summer Run Steelhead

Planning a saltwater trip can be overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time fishing flats. However Rod Hamilton has done some research for you and presents some great strategies for do-it-yourself bonefishing. “Nothing replaces time on the water and most … more

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Tippets: Blind Casting, River Economy, Stream-side Etiquette

Even when conditions aren’t right for sight fishing you can still find fish, writes Chris O’Byrne, by “limiting the search area and, like a good chess player, thinking a few moves ahead.” Via Florida Sportsman. Colorado’s waterways attract people and thus … more

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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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