Tippets: Pareto Principle, Front Range Floods, Fly Rod Size

December 3, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • The Pareto-principle—stating that 80% of the results will come from 20% of causes/inputs—might well translate to our sport, writes Daniel Galhardo. From locations to flies, Galhardo wonders about the rule’s application to fly fishing. Via Tenkara USA.
  • Devastating early fall flooding on the Front Range of Colorado has left many streams re-channeled and bank vegetation washed away. A recent piece by Nathan Heffel on NPR highlights the work that is waiting to be done.
  • From size of fish to body of water, choosing the correct fly rod for your fishing style can be a confusing list of variables. Tom Rosenbauer breaks down how to choose the right fly rod size on the Orvis blog.