Tippets: Yellowstone Gaining on Lake Trout, Hackling Tips, Alaska Grayling

August 17, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Encouraging news is coming in from Yellowstone lake: fewer lake trout are being caught, marking gained ground on the war to win back habitat for the native yellowstone cutthroat populations.
  • Hackling a dry fly can be difficult and is an important piece of the puzzle in getting them to ride right (and convincingly) on the water. Check out some tips from In the Riffle.
  • After a trip to Alaska, Chad Shmukler has a new appreciation for grayling and their role as indicator species for water quality. He explains their importance to an ecosystem (accompanied by gorgeous photos) on Hatch Magazine.