Tippets: Clean Energy Options, Dry Fly Tactics, Levels in Lake Mead

August 21, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Dams are often billed as “clean energy” options. However Gary Wockner takes a deeper look at the issue and the impact of large dams, not only on fish species but on larger climate changes as well. Via EcoWatch.
  • Todd Tanner shares some great advice for catching even the most educated fish on dry flies. From casting and good drifts to handling failure, don’t miss the article on Hatch Magazine.
  • Drought and increased use have caused the water level of Lake Mead to drop to a critical level, its lowest since the Hoover Dam was built in 1937. As restrictions for surrounding western states loom, Sarah Tory writes about the issues facing the Colorado River region in a recent piece on Adventure Journal.