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Tippets: Sustainable Salmon, Winter Midge Patterns, New Method to Weigh Tarpon

January 28, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • To not believe in the importance of wild salmon is to not believe in the natural food chain, writes editor of Fly Rod & Reel, Greg Thomas, as he makes a clear case for the environment and sustainability and holds restaurants accountable for their menu choices.
  • Fly designer Jason Goodale offers up three winter midge patterns, perfect accompaniment to 7X, warm clothes, and tailwaters.
  • In a recent issue of the journal Fisheries Research, scientists Jerry Ault and Jiangang Luo present a mathematical model for measuring tarpon that enables leaving the fish in the water, writes Susan Cocking in The Miami Herald.