Tippets: Ugliest Fly Rod, Yakima Fish Project, Record Years, Top Flies for Redfish

July 8, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • New gear is all about the lightest, fastest, most stylish. Yet Kirk Werner offers up a challenge: Who will endeavor to create the ugliest? Preliminary suggestions run from Loop Not to Redington Verktyg. Read more on Unaccomplished Angler.
  • At the heart of a territory dispute between the Colville Tribes and Yakama Nation are plans to build and acclimation pond for Cohos in a salmon restoration effort.
  • A rockfish caught off the coast of Alaska by Seattle angler Henry Liebman is estimated to be 200 years old. If confirmed, it will surpass the current world record for oldest fish by a long shot. Via The Daily Mail.
  • From the traditional (and predictable) Woolly Bugger, to newer patterns such as Ben Alderman’s Zap-A-Crab, Bob Mcnally details his top flies for chasing redfish on the grass flats.