Tippets: B.C. Mine Rejected, Bunyon Bug Stone, Overfishing Slows Growth, Top Flies for Lake Erie Steelhead

October 14, 2012 By: Erin Block

  • In a win for salmon, plans for a copper and gold mine beside Morrison Lake at the headwaters of the Skeena River have been rejected by the B.C. government.
  • With a unique and inside view from his work on “A River Runs Through It,” Jason Borger writes about the Bunyon Bug, realizing that “once I got more into the history of the fly… it was much more than just a big salmonfly pattern.” It’s a work of art.
  • Fishing pressure may be making couch potatoes out of many species, finds a study by researchers at Deakin University in Australia.
  • From the Orvis blog, Jim Lampros writes on his top ten flies for Lake Erie steelhead.