Tippets: Grippy Aluminum Bars, Search for Native Sierra Trout, Tenkara Gains Ground

August 25, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • In a recent post on “Fly Talk,” Kirk Deeter looks into aluminum bars on the soles of wading boots, their benefits and drawbacks as well. Via Field & Stream.
  • California’s drought is hitting trout populations hard. Amber Manfree, researcher with the Center for Watershed Sciences at UC Davis, has a sobering post on the California Water Blog, about a recent trip into the high Sierra Nevadas, in search of native trout.
  • Tenkara style fishing is gaining ground, and a recent article by Tom Kuglin shows good reasons why an increasing number of anglers are taking up this ancient Japanese method of catching fish. Via Independent Record.