Tippets: Upstream Journey, Michigan Flies, Rigging for Nymphs

March 5, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Environmental policy analyst Paul Moinester has resigned his position working in the U.S. House of Representatives to embark on a six-month, 20,000-mile road trip, fly fishing some of the continent’s most ecologically significant waters in order to raise awareness about protection of wild fish and habitat. Follow along on his upstream journey.
  • Featuring everything from the Griffith’s Gnat to Madsen’s Skunk and Galloup’s Zoo Cougar, writer Jon Osborn and illustrator Joe VanFaasen have collaborated on a book, “Classic Michigan Flies.” It presents a snapshot of 16 old and new Michigan patterns.  Recently published by Stackpole.
  • John Herze, guide and owner of Blackfoot River Outfitters, explains the ins and outs of building a nymphing rig, in a detailed and very helpful video.