Tippets: Bushwhacking, Story Behind the Picture, Brook Trout Patterns, River Repair, Winter Tying

January 16, 2012 By: Benjamin Clary

  • Usually the most difficult part of bushwhacking for brook trout is landing a cast without grabbing rhododendron or whatever flora chokes the stream.  But fret not on fly selection; Gink and Gasoline has you covered.
  • Bent Rod Media tells the story behind the most recent cover of TU’s Trout magazine.
  • Another river damaged by Hurricane Irene has been restored to create trout habitat conditions.
  • Dave Coulson gives his approach on taking inventory of flies at year end and his method for restoring his collection.  Meanwhile Brian Milne lists five easy flies for beginners to tie in the off season.