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Tippets: Flies for Winter Steelhead, Pulse Flows in the Colorado, Spring Thaw

January 19, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • Greg Thomas shares some of his favorite steelhead patterns as well as a video from The Fly Fishing Ship Fly Shop in Welches, Oregon, featuring Matt Sherman outlining classic and new patterns alike.  Via Angler’s Tonic.
  • In the spring of 2014, new releases of water called “pulse flows” were released into the Colorado River Delta, and they are now paying off in big, noticeable ways. Sandra Postel writes about water returning life to the river and surrounding communities, via National Geographic.
  • In a piece on Stalking the Seam, Steven Brutger reflects on the past year. “I am thankful,” he writes. “With time the elbow will heal. Rivers will thaw. Fish will be waiting.”