Tippets: Strip Sets, Great Barrier Reef Sustainability, Carping on the Snake River

October 7, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Keeping the tip of your rod in the water when stripping streamer will help maintain contact with the fly and detect subtle takes more easily, as well as help with strip-setting the hook. Joe Cermele explains why this technique is essential, especially for muskie and pike, via Field & Stream.
  • The Australian government recently issued a report called the “Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan.” It addresses threats to the Great Barrier Reef from climate change and provides a framework for conserving the ecosystem and habitat. Via The New York Times.
  • Providing history along with suggested flies and tips on technique, a recent chapter excerpt from “Fly Fishing Idaho’s Secret Waters” by Chris Hunt highlights carp fishing on the Snake River. Via Hatch Magazine.