Tippets: Bear Gulch C&R, Carp Fly Tips, Colorado River Delta

January 18, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Learning from his experience in Idaho’s Bear Gulch, Chris Doody presents a new argument for practicing catch-and-release in an image-rich essay, via The Drake.
  • From damsels to crayfish, to crabs and nymphs, Adam Hope gives a rundown of his top picks for carp flies.
  • Once revered in the American imagination, the Colorado River has been used by humans for thousands of years. But now its delta is a mudflat of agricultural runoff, writes Wade Davis on National Geographic’s Water Currents blog. And we must do something about it.