Tippets: Sandy River Smelt, Basics of Spey Fishing, Proposed Protections for Bahamas

March 27, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Smelt returning to the Sandy River bring with them hope for the future and evidence of a rejuvenating ecosystem. Mia Sheppard writes about protections for these small bait fish, an important food source for steelhead, via Oregon Steelhead.
  • Morgan Lyle explains the origins and beginning techniques of Spey fishing, and what the benefits and drawbacks are to this two-handed style. Read more via About Fly Fishing.
  • The proposed protection of new Abaco areas in the Bahamas, including a national park for Cross Harbour, will ensure prime fishing grounds and nursery habitats are safe from development. Read more about the proposal from the Bahamas National Trust, via Bahamas Island Info.