Tippets: Midge Materials, Interview with Ben Furminsky, Idaho Mining Challenge

January 25, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • For winter midge fishing, “slender” and “small” are key. Lucas Carroll presents an informative video on different thread and wire materials on his blog, Proven Patterns.
  • Co-founder of the Fly Fishing Show (this year with a seven city tour) Ben Furminisky talks with Patagon Journal about the expo and its success, as well as plans for growth.
  • Out of concern for fishery health as well as public access issues, Idaho fly fishers and conservation groups are leading the charge, challenging a push of placer mining claims along the North Fork of Clearwater River.