Tippets: Interview with Zach Williams, Asian Carp DNA Detection Falls Short, Grayl Water Filter

December 15, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Guide, instructor, owner of PNW Spey Guides, and founder & editor of Swing the Fly Magazine, Zach Williams takes time out of his busy schedule for an interview with Kyle Andes of Hammer Creek Fly Fishing.
  • A new study from the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative, published in the journal PLOS ONE, finds that the current tools for measuring Asian carp eDNA in waterways falls short. “Recent eDNA surveys for Asian Carp may have come back negative simply because they failed to detect eDNA that was actually there,” explains lead researcher on the study, Cameron Turner. Read more via ScienceDaily.
  • Especially if you travel to remote locales without dependable sources of clean water, don’t miss a recent post by Jess McGlothlin, explaining how the new Grayl water filtration system works. Read her full review on ChiWulff.