Tippets: Hot Spot Edition, Wild and Scenic Rivers, On Finding New Water

January 20, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Theories of fly design and color are never clear cut, but Quinn Grover tackles the topic head-on in a confusingly well-written piece on Chi Wulff.
  • With headwaters in California’s Yosemite National Park, the Merced River is in danger of losing its “Wild and Scenic” status, which would put the river at risk due to legislation proposed to expand the reservoir, raising the level of New Exchequer Dam.
  • Finding new water might take a little extra time and more investment in walking, but it’s always worth the effort, as Nolan Bluntzer writes on the Orvis News Blog.