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Tippets: Naming Rights, Mistakes That Break Rods, Fossilized Rivers

February 7, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • “Salmon pools are sacred things and are rarely, if ever, renamed,” writes Monte Burke. Read more about his time on the waters of Labrador in a recent essay in The Drake.
  • Mistakes are easier to see in hindsight, and Louis Cahill takes a look at two of the most common that break rods. “Fight smarter, not harder,” he writes, “and take your rod home in four pieces, not five.”
  • Fossilized rivers known as “eskers” that once flowed beneath the ice of northern Canada are being examined for data on Greenland’s retreating glaciers.