Tippets: Poor Casting, Keys for Stealth, Oil Rigs as Habitat

February 28, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • For fans of the PBS series Downton Abbey, Chris Santella has a theory about the dramatic ending to season three: it’s the price of poor casting.
  • As a heron stalking its prey, writes Phil Monahan, so an angler must approach small streams. And in a recent post on the Orvis blog, he provides five tips for stealth.
  • Oil rigs, while having detrimental impacts on the environment, also provide structure for healthy fish habitat. John Frazier wonders whether decommissioned rigs shouldn’t be left in place instead of being demolished as is current practice. Read more via Fly Fishing in Salt Waters.