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Tippets: Bonefish Populations, Best Loop Knot, Protection for the Arkansas

December 30, 2013 By: Erin Block

  • Bill Horn reports on the declining bonefish population in the Florida Keys. Covering everything from the history of flats fishing to present-day science, this article is one not to miss.
  • A loop knot can give a fly more action in the water, which often equates to increased success getting a fish to strike. Check out Lefty Kreh’s advice for using and tying a nonslip loop knot on Fly Fishing in Salt Waters.
  • A rugged stretch of the Arkansas River in central Colorado known as Browns Canyon is close to getting federal wilderness protection. However, Doug Lamborn, a Republican who represents Chaffee County where Browns Canyon is located, stands in the way, citing “concerns over the lack of consensus.” Read more on Adventure Journal.