Tippets: CA Salmon Stranded, Winter Layering, Wonder of the Wilderness Act

February 6, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • The extreme drought in California is stranding salmon in pools, and Thomas B. Dunklin shot some footage of Chinook salmon blocked from their run on the lower Mattole River on California’s north coast. Via National Geographic.
  • From fabric materials to clothing order, Nathan Leavitt explains the science of layering for warm winter fishing.
  • At the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, Hal Herring reflects the diverse and unique system of wilderness areas in the United States, with “unparalleled solitude, wildlife, natural beauty, and hunting and fishing.” “No other country on earth has anything like it,” he writes.