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Tippets: Hatcheries Face Closures, Spey Anchors, Grass Is Greener

September 8, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Established in 1871 “to replace fish lost from dam construction and to expand recreational fishing opportunities,” the National Fish Hatchery System is now facing a most serious threat from budget cuts. Etta Pettijohn has the full story on The Fishing Wire.
  • Chris Dore provides a quick tip for spey casting: compensate for the current when setting your anchor.
  • The grass-is-greener-effect has a way of wearing out, and when it does, Andrew Bosway is left aching for his midwestern roots and homewaters.