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Tippets: DIY Fly Boxes, Ocean Acidification, Fly Rod Giveaway

December 7, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Many everyday household items can make great fly boxes. Al Quattrocchi goes through some do-it-yourself tips for creating inexpensive and customized fly boxes. Via Fly Fishing in Salt Waters.
  • Acidification of ocean water due to rising temperatures is changing fish behavior, causing them to become more anxious, reports a new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. “Whether the increased anxiety affects the fish’s survival remains to be seen,” writes Roberta Kwok in Conservation Magazine.
  • The makers of the film “Where the Yellowstone Goes” are currently holding a free giveaway for the bamboo fly rod built by Sweetgrass Rods that was used in the filming. Head to the film’s website for more details.