Tippets: Veteran Documentary, Pickerel on the Fly, Flooding and Asian Carp, Two Heads on the Roaring Fork

April 25, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • A film documentary Not Yet Begun to Fight, features the story of four war veterans and their search for peace returning home. One marine, Erik Goodge, found solace and healing through fly fishing and the help of the organization Warriors in Quiet Waters. The film is set to premiere at the Roger Ebert Film Festival in Champaign, IL.
  • Joe Cermele of Field & Stream’s “The Honest Angler” blog features an instructional video of flies, tips, and tactics for fly fishing for pickerel.
  • The recent flooding around Chicago is threatening to wash Asian carp into Lake Michigan, warns Dr. Jeff Masters via Weather Underground.
  • A two-headed trout was recently caught on the Roaring Fork, reports Delta Trout Force—an anomaly provoking valid questions.