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Tippets: Thread Control, 2-Fly X-Stream, Light Meals in the Baltic

June 24, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Maintaining thread control while tying leads to neater, as well as tighter and more durable flies. As Marc Fauvet writes, it’s “what makes it happen.” And in a recent article, Martin Joergensen details some techniques for more efficient tying via Global Fly Fisher.
  • Anglers Brandon Soucie and Frank Smethurst took home top honors at the 2-Fly X-Stream competition at the recent Go-Pro Mountain Games, with most and biggest fish, respectively.
  • Since the late 1970s, food amounts and quality have been decreasing in the Baltic Sea. And sparse meals means less energy available for fish growth and migrations.