Tippets: Korker Gear Review, New Irrigation on the Columbia, Makings of an Angler

November 3, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Featuring swappable soles and a BOA closure system, the new Devil’s Canyon Wading Boot from Korker’s has a lot to offer. Steve Graepel has a first look and detailed review on Gear Junkie.
  • A new irrigation system is being put into the Methow Valley, near Twisp, Washington. It will allow an estimated nearly 7,000 gallons-per-minute of water back in the Methow and Twisp rivers and is great news for the endangered spring-run chinook, the threatened Upper Columbia River steelhead, and the Columbia River bull trout. Via KPLU.
  • Anglers tend to philosophize and analyze everything. From wind gusts to the meaning of life, being out on the water fosters introspection, writes Austin Orr. In his own analysis, Orr outlines a list of “respectable traits” of an angler. Via Salt 396.