Tippets: Restoring the Greenback, Big Fish and Small Flies, Logging in the Tongass

October 14, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Kyle Perkins writes about the restoration of greenback cutthroat trout to Zimmerman Lake in Colorado. Accompanied with great photos, you can read the post via The Greenbacks website of Trout Unlimited.
  • Contrary to popular belief, big fish don’t always take big flies. Louis Cahill looks back at some of his best fish and what it took to catch them, in a recent post on Gink & Gasoline.
  • Disheartening news came for anglers this week when the U.S. Forest Service issued a logging contract for old-growth timber sale on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. “The Forest Service needs a new business model for the Tongass,” writes Paula Dobbyn in a recent article. “The agency needs to start investing in growth industries like fishing and tourism by supporting stream restoration and visitor services.” Read more via Trout Unlimited.