Tippets: About Nets, Open Fly Podcast, Research on Juvenile Tarpon

February 3, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Do you carry a landing net with you on the water? Kirk Deeter ponders their use and need in a recent article on Field & Stream. While not offering a black-and-white answer, Deeter posits much to think about.
  • The third episode of The Open Fly Podcast is now live. It features the pressing issue of stream access in Utah, Gregg Martin river access for folks with physical limitations, and guide stories with Brian Kozminski of True North Trout.
  • A partnership of Lemon Bay Conservancy, Mote Marine, and the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust aims to learn more about juvenile tarpon via a multi-year study in the creek system at Wildflower Preserve in Florida. From DNA samples and RDIF tags, scientists will gather important data on migration routes. Read more on The Fishing Wire.