Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: Outdoor Photography Tips, Oregon Chub De-listed, Teaching Tenkara

Jess McGlothlin outlines key tenets of good outdoor photography. Before the next season of fishing begins, don’t miss this informative read. Via Chi Wulff. The Oregon chub is on its way to becoming the first fish to be removed from … more

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Tippets: Measuring Up, Women’s Wader Review, Marine Reserves Help Migration

Fly fishing rods, lines and leaders are like “some weird SAT math question,” writes Morgan Lyle. “They’re full of numbers—numbers that don’t necessarily correlate with anything in real life.” Lyle clears up the confusion, explaining things like what a “5 … more

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Tippets: March Madness, Reading Rise Forms

In the spirit of the month, each March since 2011 Cheeky Fly Fishing hosts a “March Madness” contest for the “final fish.” Read more on the contest and entry guidelines on the Cheeky Fly Fishing website. Proceeds go to benefit … more

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Tippets: Shorelines with April Vokey, Sharpen Up Your Angling Skills, Tenkara Winter Series

The first episode of April Vokey’s “Shorelines” can now be viewed freely online via The World Fishing Network. The series chronicles Vokey’s journey as she researches the evolution of steelhead and salmon fishing, “the people, the places, the stories,” in … more

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Tippets: Family Fishing, “The Current,” Gill Lice on Brook Trout

Spending time with your family on the water can be a great experience. However, it can also take some convincing. Ryan Newman of Rocky Mountain Outfitters writes about how to get your children interested in and hooked on fly fishing … more

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Tippets: Catching Wild Trout, Benefit of Beavers, Casting Sink Tips

Stocked fish and wild fish behave and feed differently. In a recent article Zach Matthews outlines ten good strategies for stalking wild fish, whether cutthroats in the West or brook trout in the East, via Itinerant Angler. The science is … more

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Tippets: Talking With Lefty Kreh, Kids on the Water, Snowpack & Salmon

Bernard “Lefty” Kreh turned 90 last month, He has fished for nearly 70 years, with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. He talks about the span and diversity of his career in a … more

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Tippets: Top Pick Nymphs, Asian Carp Moving Closer, Seven Knots

When there isn’t a specific insect or hatch fish are honing in on, sometimes the key is to have a fly that is all things to all fish. If such a fly exists, you’ll find it in a recent list … more

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Tippets: Guiding Lessons, Gateway to Musky

Kent Klewein shares two great lessons learned from Bahamian fly fishing guides: have a great attitude, and stay calm when things get technical. Read more on how these can be applied to any fishing situation, via Gink & Gasoline. Fishing … more

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Tippets: Underwater Photography Techniques, Blood Pressure of Fish Gills

There are unique aspects to consider when composing an underwater photography shot. Matt Jones outlines some of the most reliable tips for success in a recent article on Hatch Magazine. As anglers know, fish gills are delicate, but the science … more

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