Tippets: DIY Beaver Island, Yukon River Salmon, Youth Fly Fishing Team

July 31, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Catch a recent piece by Dave Hosler about a DIY trip to the famed Beaver Island, accompanied by top-notch photography.
  • Salmon populations on the Yukon River have been decreasing, and researchers point to a possible culprit: northern pike. “Although it took a few decades for the pike population to grow large enough to harm salmon returns,” writes Ben Goldfarb “the nosedive, when it came, was swift.” Via High Country News.
  • The U.S. Youth Fly Fishing Team is headed to Poland to compete in the World Youth Fly Fishing Championship. Team captain Paul Bourcq talks with Morgan Lyle about what lies ahead for the team.