Tippets: High-Tie Shad Minnow, Zor SHORT Pads, Canadians Question Beach Seining

September 27, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

  • Curtis Fry’s fly of the week is the High-Tie Shad Minnow, a pattern tied specifically for lake fishing — it sinks quickly but is easy to cast all day long. (Video)
  • Steven Regenold says the new Zor SHORT ($79.95), a highly packable new pad from NEMO Equipment, “hits a sweet spot” in the balance between insulation and lightness.
  •  Large-scale shoreline net-fishing operations on the Lower Fraser in B.C. raise questions among salmon conservationists.