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Tippets: Safe Handling, Fly Fishing Only Waters, Ladders and Elevators

February 17, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Taking off from a recent post on how not to handle bonefish, Bjorn Stromsness presents an informative listing of, instead, how you should. Grading scale included.
  • Among anglers and law enforcement personnel, there has been some confusion over intent of “fly fishing only” waters and its application to Tenkara. Jason Klass presents the facts and why Tenkara meets the qualifiers on Tenkara Talk.
  • Installed to help fish navigate dams, ladders and elevators are not working as well as originally thought, and dam removal may be the only true fix. And while that may seem unlikely now, fish ecologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Jed Brown hopes: “Maybe our paper will change that.”