Tippets: Drift Boat Etiquette, Why Clean Water Matters, Fishing Roulette

May 24, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • From dealing with others in boats to those on the bank, Hatch Magazine lays out the etiquette of floating a river in the recent article “Drift Boat Etiquette,” which is “nothing more than doing the right thing at the right time.” Should be easy, right?
  • Good fishing and healthy watersheds are the dividends of a commitment to a conservation ethic, writes Hal Herring. “It has become woefully clear, in the past year or so, that when we fail to conserve these assets, and protect them from those who would do them harm or take them away from us, not only do we lose our fishing and hunting, we also endanger our prosperity and liberty.” Via Field & Stream.
  • Spring fishing in the Rockies has a way of reminding you that every other season is just breezy. The variables spin into a roulette wheel of chance that while impossible to figure out, is also impossible to ignore. Read more from Quinn Grover on Chi Wulff.