Tippets: A Visit to the Flybrary, Fishing the Food Web, Carp Lips and Angelina Jolie

May 5, 2012 By: Erin Block

  • The spawned genius of cubicle life, The Flybrary is a new taxonomic and collaborative index of both fly imitations and naturals, intended “to document the evolution of fly design by individual tyers…,” states creator Tim Geist, “ famous, infamous or obscure.”
  • Humans are “fishing down the food web.” According to University of British Columbia researchers it has caused predatory and forage fish populations to become unbalanced.
  • Are carp lips like calluses? Trevor Tanner over at Fly Carpin has a theory on stillwater vs. river carp and Angelina Jolie.