Tippets: 50 Shades of Grayling, Gear Tips for Saltwater, Baseball and Fly Fishing, Sportfishing in Bristol Bay

November 4, 2012 By: Erin Block

  • Some call them odd and some beautiful. Of old they were called “ladies.” And as Polly Putman fishes for grayling, she finds this description quite fitting given their “50 Shades.”
  • From the obvious tippet to the not so obvious superglue, expert saltwater guide Conway Bowman offers tips and recommendations for the essential gear you’ll need for saltwater fly-fishing trips.
  • Along with being manager of the Washington Nationals and with an impressive baseball career himself, Davey Johnson is also an avid angler and will be participating in the upcoming Redbone fishing tournament in Islamorada, Florida.
  • As a main player in the Bristol Bay economy, the sportfishing industry should not be ignored, writes veteran guide Chuck Ash in a Fairbanks News Miner editorial.