Tippets: Double Hauling, Birds’ Big Bite, Hatch Photo Contest

June 9, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • The double haul is one of the most useful and misunderstood casting techniques. In a recent post on the Orvis blog, Pete Kutzer breaks down the mechanics of the cast to help you learn or improve your double haul technique.
  • Caspian terns near Moses Lake, Washington, present a new threat to endangered salmon runs on the Columbia River, eating as many as 130,000 juvenile steelhead and salmon every year. The impact has been so great, state and federal agencies are stepping in to provide alternative food sources for the birds. Via The Republic.
  • Hatch Magazine is launching their annual photo contest for 2014, with fantastic prizes in the line-up for winners. Enter June 1-October 31, and head to the official contest page for more details.