Tippets: Atlantic Salmon in Lake Huron, Salmon and Steelhead Flies, Alcohol’s Impact on Fish

December 6, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Continuing a five-year study to determine whether an Atlantic salmon fishery can be established in Lake Huron, 130,000 yearlings will be stocked at four locations in 2014.
  • Trout anglers making the switch to salmon and steelhead face the learning curve of fly choice and design. Tom Rosenbauer presents some tips for the uninitiated in a helpful instructional film short.
  • Alcohol appears to make fish lose inhibitions, just as it does in humans, shows research out of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and the Istituto Superiore di Sanita in Rome, published in the journal PLOS ONE.  The tested zebra fish feared simulated predators, unless inebriated.