Tippets: Hemingway’s Drinks, Increased Limits Proposal, The Indicator vs. The Dry

November 6, 2012 By: Erin Block

  • Quelling myths with an odd fact or two, Philip Greene’s recently released book “To Have and Have Another” explores Ernest Hemingway’s legendary drinking habits. Get a preview look on Food Republic at the seven things you might not have known about Papa and his liquor.
  • A recent Natural Resources Commission proposal to increase limits of brook trout on some Upper Peninsula waters from 5 to 10 has many Michigan anglers worried (and rightly so). “The NRC is not doing the right thing,” says Brad Petzke, of Marquette, owner of Rivers North Guide Service, “Michigan fisheries management will move backwards if this happens.”
  • When should you fish a dry and dropper rig and when should you thread through an indicator? If you’ve ever wondered about the pros and cons to each, Ben Smith gives a great explanation on his blog, Arizona Wanderings.