Tippets: Talent vs. Tenacity, Migration Meteorology, Steelhead Facts, Sporting Politics

November 4, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Anything in life worth doing is worth doing well. And Louis Cahill writes of his evolution as an angler and how mastery comes not in talent but in tenacity.
  • New research points to a correlation between tarpon migration and meteorology, with data that could help predict hurricanes. The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust highlights the work of Dr. Jerry Ault, pointing to detailed information on PBS.
  • As the winter steelhead season begins in earnest, take time to learn about the different runs, ranges, and recommended flies to use. Via Orvis.
  • Hal Herring examines the disjoint that often occurs between hunters and anglers and their politics. “We left it to somebody else to carry the weight of what we loved,” writes Herring on Field and Stream, “That’s a sad fate for a group that considers itself conservative and self-sufficient, isn’t it?