Tippets: Trouser Worm Carp Fly, Atlantic Salmon Battle Lice, Rescue From the Jungles of Belize

November 12, 2012 By: Erin Block

  • While the carp season is winding down, winter means time at the vise. As you refill the boxes, make sure to check out the instructional video for The Trouser Worm, designed and tied by Trevor Tanner.
  • A study published in a recent issue of Proceedings of the Royal Society B reveals the impact parasitic lice are having on Atlantic Salmon populations. And while some of the increase can be traced back to nearby salmon farms, it is not exclusively the originator of the problem, state the authors.
  • Fishing remote locations presents unique safety concerns, as AFFTA chairman Jim Klug recounts on the Global Rescue blog. After sustaining an eye injury, Klug had to be evacuated from the jungles of Bolivia on his expedition to chase Golden Dorado on the fly.