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Tippets: Selling Flies, National Recreation Survey, Gillnetting Banned on the Columbia

January 3, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • A good fly fisher is a good salesman, too, writes John Frazier. “Our job as anglers should always be to pitch to every fish we throw to.” A job certainly not hurt by using the oldest trick in the book: sex appeal.
  • The final report of the 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation survey has been released, highlights provided on Angling Trade.
  • Gillnetting on the Columbia River has been banned by the Oregon’s Wildlife Commission’s new set of management rules in hopes of “allocating more salmon to sport fishermen,” states a recent press release.