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Tippets: Seven Tips from Camille Egdorf, Fishing Tandem Rigs

In a recent article Camille Egdorf, program director for Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures in Alaska, Kamchatka, and Christmas Island, guide, travel host, and competitive angler, outlines seven tips to up your game on the water. From casting and timing to scouting new … more

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Tippets: Behind the Brand with Alan Walker, Tips for Streamer Fishing

The third episode in RIO’s Behind the Brand series features RIO’s manufacturing engineer, Alan Walker, and his inspiration in building fly lines. View the video here. While streamer fishing, it can be hard to set the hook on an eat. … more

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Tippets: American Angler Photo Contest, Fishing Inexpensive Gear

American Angler has announced a photo contest that will run from Memorial Day (May 29th) to Labor Day (September 4th). Winners will receive prizes from Simms, Yeti, Orvis, and Scott among many others. Find the rules and regulations for entering your … more

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Tippets: Podcast Interview with John Gierach, Tips on Largemouth Bass

Author John Gierach is the guest on the most recent Orvis Podcast. Don’t miss host Tom Rosenbauer’s conversation with the legendary fly fishing writer. Mike Hodge calls upon the expertise of Debbie Hanson, a guide and sport fishing advocate and … more

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Tippets: Steelhead on the Skagit, Fishing Runoff Conditions

“Even subtle signs of life are significant in conservation work… and in steelheading,” writes Liam Gallagher. “Especially here on the Skagit river.”  Read his piece about searching for steelhead on the Skagit, with accompanying photos by Copi Vojta and Josh … more

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Tippets: Understanding Fish Vulnerability, Tying a Bimini Twist Loop Knot

Some fish species and individuals are more likely to be caught by anglers than others. “While some of the factors that influence fish vulnerability are in an angler’s control, many are not,” writes Sascha Clark Danylchuk. “Thinking systematically and using … more

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Tippets: Fly Fishing the Himalayas, Maintaining Thread Control

In a recent feature article, Etta Meyer writes about fly fishing for mahseer in the glacial rivers of the Himalayas. “India is a long way to go for a fish, but as any angler will tell you, it’s never just … more

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Tippets: Sustainable Business at IFTD/ICAST, Interview with Kevin Dodge

Rick Crawford, president of Emerger Strategies, will give a seminar on “Sustainable Business Practices in a Changing Climate Environment” at the upcoming IFTD/ICAST in Orlando, Florida. The sustainability presentation will be held Friday July 14, 2017. You can read a … more

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Tippets: C&R Technique, Fixing Leaky Waders

Proper handling technique is perhaps the most important part of catch-and-release fishing. “Sure the fish may be swimming away after mishandling them, but they could be stressed or in a vulnerable state for a while afterwards,” explains Ben Duchesney. “That … more

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Tippets: Galhardo Talks Tenkara, Tips for Unsnagging Flies

Founder of Tenkara USA Daniel Galhardo was recently featured in an interview on Colorado Public Radio. Galhardo talks about the ancient Japanese technique and its perfect application on small streams here. “Tenkara shows us there is a different way of … more

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