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Tippets: Drift Boats with Hillary Hutcheson, Keep Hands on the Cork

In a recent Orvis podcast, Montana-based guide Hillary Hutcheson talks with Tom Rosenbauer about “getting a boat, rowing a boat, and most importantly, all the responsibilities that go with getting down the river safely and with courtesy.” Listen to a … more

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Tippets: International Angling Travel, Tips for Two-Fly Rigs

From tips on car rental to roller duffels and how to roll clothes to save space, Zach Matthews outlines great advice for international travel via The Itinerant Angler. From how to rig two flies to why they can help make … more

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Tippets: Orvis 50/50 Campaign, GoPro Tips

The Orvis 50/50 Campaign aims to create gender parity in the fly fishing industry. “50/50 was founded with three targeted goals: Change the industry’s perception of women by reflecting diversity across physique, age, ethnicity, and skill level; lower barriers into … more

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Tippets: Bass Ponds 101, Spring Streamer Fishing

As the weather warms it’s a great time to start thinking about bass fishing. In this article Kent Klewein outlines fifteen strategies for fishing bass ponds and details why these waters are perfect for beginning anglers. “Fly fishing for bass … more

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Tippets: Reading Rise Forms, Testing Fish Reflexes

Understanding rise forms can help increase your enjoyment of and success when dry fly fishing. In this article, Tom Rosenbauer outlines the different types of rise forms and advises strategies for successfully fishing each. Via Fly Fisherman. New research into … more

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Tippets: Podcast with Actor and Angler Steve Zahn, Learning to Nymph

In a recent episode of The Itinerant Angler Podcast, Zach Matthews talks with actor Steve Zahn, “who reveals himself to be an avid fly angler, and discusses why Hollywood always gets it wrong.” Listen here. “If the goal is to … more

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Tippets: Single-Handed Spey Casting, 2018 Gear Guide

In the fifth episode of season two of RIO’s “How To” series, RIO brand manager Simon Gawesworth explains and demonstrates the basics of Spey casting with a single handed rod. “Many fly fishers believe that Spey casting is a tool … more

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Tippets: Coho Folding Kayak Kickstarter, Becoming a Fly Fishing Guide

The Butterfly Folding Boat is a one-of-a-kind design. The Butterfly K-PAK “features a ‘pop open’ design allowing complete portability of the full-sized kayak boat in its own comfortable backpack.” A Kickstarter campaign launched March 6th, 2018, and you can view … more

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Tippets: Packing Strategies, Fly Fishing Alaska

Fly fishing trips encompass diverse means of transportation and accommodation and as a result require different packing strategies. In this recent podcast episode, Rob Snowhite outlines how to pack “for road trips with and without the family, plane trips, and … more

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Tippets: Nature Boy Designs Features New Website, Early Season Streamers

Nature Boy Designs has announced the launch of a new website. The site features products such as the NBD hand woven made in the USA original lanyard series as well as a collection made specifically for young anglers, NBD Junior. … more

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