Tippets: Russian Pike, On Successful Angling, Research on Didymo

April 19, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Translated by Alex Marinushkin from the Russian book Fishes of Russia: Life and catching of our fresh-water fishes (1875), this article excerpt provides an interesting, educational, and historical read.
  • What is it that makes an angler successful? Guide Kip Vieth provides some tips for strengthening and expanding your skill sets on the water, from the view of someone whose livelihood depends upon it.
  • Anglers are well acquainted with didymo, colloquially known as “rock snot,” which is transferred between waters on boots and boats. Its DNA is being sequenced and studied by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, leading to a better understanding of this invasive organism.