Tippets: Consumerism and Fly Fishing, Eel River Gone Dry, “Eggie Special” History

September 11, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Founder of Tenkara USA Daniel Galhardo wites a thoughtful piece on consumerism and fly fishing, discussing how fly fishing and other activities don’t have to be mutually exclusive.  Read more via Gink & Gasoline.
  • Water in California’s Eel River has stopped flowing. A recent video on SF Gate shows the severity of the situation.
  • Fly patterns often have interesting beginnings as well as evolution. In a recent post on Franken Fly, Paul Beel straightens out the story and recipe for the Michigan pattern, the “Eggie Special.”