Tippets: Hooking Tarpon, Catch & Release Tips, Lawsuit Against Salmon Farm

May 21, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Understanding body movement and feeding behavior is key to knowing where to place your fly when chasing tarpon. However getting it there is another matter entirely. Andy Mill goes through some tips for placing a well-timed cast on Fly Fishing in Salt Waters.
  • While catch-and-release fishing does up the survival rate of fish, proper handling by the angler is imperative. From hooks to revival techniques and water temperature, read more via Hatch Magazine.
  • Ecojustice, on behalf of biologist Alexandra Morton, has filed a lawsuit against a Vancouver Island Salmon Farm suspected of putting diseased salmon in ocean pens. “We think this is unlawful,” says staff lawyer Margot Venton. “It’s definitely a serious abdication of DFO’s (Department of Fisheries and Oceans) mandate to protect the fish and the marine environment.”