Tippets: Mapping Watersheds, Tighten Your Loops, Tongass 77 Proposal

June 23, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Google engineer Nelson Minar has used vector analysis mapping to display every river in the United States. Check it out on Gear Junkie for an incredible display of the nation’s watersheds.
  • When it comes to casting, the objective is clear and the line never lies, writes Nick Curcione on Fly Fishing in Salt Waters. Read more about tactics for controlling your loops, because the proof of a good cast, writes Curcione, is in the line.
  • The Tongass National Forest harbors a delicate and critical ecosystem. And a recent proposal working its way through the legislative process in Congress would ban activities that harm salmon populations, such as logging. Pat Forgey writes about the Tongass 77 on Alaska Dispatch.