Category Archives: Tippets

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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Tippets: Good News on River Recovery, Untangling Leader Knots, Writing of Nick Lyons

Recent research released from Oregon State University shows that rivers are able to recover after the removal of a dam at a faster rate than previously thought. Read more via KTVZ. There’s always the question of whether to untangle knots … more

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Tippets: Joint Support for EPA’s “Clean Power,” Saltwater Casting Mistakes, TU Fights Maryland Fracking

Hunting, angling and outdoor conservation groups have joined together to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. “America’s hunters, anglers, and the $90 billion a year industry that supports them encourage long overdue action to address climate change and … more

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Tippets: Over-Educated, Impact of Human Noise, Wading Pants

Successful fishing isn’t just luck, and Phil Monahan shares an article by the late William G. Tapply on tactics for fooling “PhD” trout via Orvis. The implementation of a no-wake rule on a Minnesota lake and the good fishing thereafter caused … more

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Tippets: Focused on Wild, Steelhead Muddler, Wading Around Redds

From budget cuts to genetic research, there are many reasons wild fish populations need to be put back under the spotlight. Kirk Deeter highlights what he sees as “the next hotbutton issue in fly fishing” in a recent post on … more

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Tippets: Possible Record Tarpon Released, Madison River Environmental Assessment, Catch and Release Best Practices

Sport Fishing magazine reports that a possible record-setting tarpon caught on fly rod and reel has been caught and released off the coast of Nicaragua. An environmental assessment of the Madison River that incorporated concerns over social conflict, congestion, and … more

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Tippets: Restoring the Greenback, Big Fish and Small Flies, Logging in the Tongass

Kyle Perkins writes about the restoration of greenback cutthroat trout to Zimmerman Lake in Colorado. Accompanied with great photos, you can read the post via The Greenbacks website of Trout Unlimited. Contrary to popular belief, big fish don’t always take … more

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Tippets: Pyramid Monsters, Detecting Strikes, New Ground for Tarpon Research

Alex Landeen fishes for the Lahontan cutthroat “monsters” of Pyramid Lake and shares the amazing images that resulted in a recent post and photo collection on Hatch Magazine. Detecting strikes when fishing a nymph can be difficult. However, Tom Rosenbauer … more

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