Tippets: Protecting the Great Lakes, Fallacy of False Casting, Know Your Water Usage

March 17, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Recently introduced legislation H.R. 4001, known as the Defending Against Aquatic Invasive Species Act, would authorize swift preventative actions for blocking Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.
  • False casting is used to build momentum and shoot out line. But in Tenkara, writes Jason Klass, it isn’t necessary. Even so, old habits are hard to break. Read more via Tenkara Talk.
  • “Contrary to popular belief,” writes Eve Andrews, “we can’t count on the unlimited availability of freshwater.” And according to a recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Americans consume more water than they think. Check out a recent article on Grist for more information on what you can do to conserve water, which ultimately will help our fisheries, too.