How to Remove a Hook, Scuba Diving the Elwha River, Tenkara Guide Rob Worthing Interviewed, Fishing Restrictions in Yellowstone

August 2, 2012 By: Erin Block

  • In what’s always a good reminder and skill every angler should have, Phil Monohav reviews the basics for “Safe, Painless Hook Removal.”
  • USGS scientists are scuba diving the Elwha River to study the effects of the more than 24 million cubic yards of sediment released from the Elwha and Glines Canyon Dams on marine life. “Research gained in this project will be vital to EPA’s Puget Sound Initiative and will inform future dam removals,” said Kate Kelly, Director of EPA’s Ecosystem, Tribal and Public Affairs office in Seattle.
  • Rob Worthing of Tenkara Guides takes some time away from scouring knitting shops for tying yarn and being an emergency room physician to sit down for an interview with Ashley Valentine of Learn Tenkara. Head over for a good read, and Worthing’s favorite piece of gear just might surprise you.
  • After fishing restrictions in Yellowstone Park this past week due to a high water temperatures, temporary bans have now been put in place on several rivers due to sustained high temperatures in the forecast.