Tippets: 15th Century Fishing, New Mines Raise Concerns, Stream Etiquette

December 16, 2014 By: Erin Block

  • Fishing is an ancient practice, and some of the techniques used in the Middle Ages may surprise you. Kenov Lokensgard does some digging into sporting texts from the 15the century on The Literary Fly Fisher.
  • British Columbia’s plan for new mines is raising concerns with neighboring Alaskans over threats to salmon and tourism industries. The Bureau of Indian Affairs  is calling on the U.S. State Department to use the 1909 Boundary Waters Treaty to discuss the impacts for important salmon waterways and neighboring communities. Via CBC News.
  • While “Stream etiquette is often complained about but seldom taught,” writes Louis Cahill, he takes on the topic in a recent blog post, outlining two different scenarios for discussion. Via Gink & Gasoline.