Tippets: Championships Head to Vail, Tidal Clock, Western Water Crisis

July 14, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • After 19 years, the World Fly Fishing Championships will return to the U.S. in 2016, with the competition to be held in Vail, Colorado.
  • Learning the tides is key to productive striped bass fishing, writes Henry Cowen. Getting the timing right will pay off in the end.
  • Population growth and climate change are taking their toll on watersheds – and thus also wildlife, waterfowl, and fish populations. Barry Yeoman writes on the West’s water crisis in The Saturday Evening Post. “Surviving the 21st century will mean changing how we all view and use water—treating it like the precious resource it has always been.”