Tippets: Ocean Waste Hits Home, Standing Still on the Flats

February 27, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • A Chilliwack fisherman recently caught a steelhead on the Vedder River, which was filled with plastics and garbage, highlighting the threats facing wild steelhead in polluted Pacific Ocean waters. Via The Calgary Herald.
  • It’s easy to get anxious searching for fish on the flats. But Robert Morselli advises a different strategy: stand still and let the fish come to you. “Next time you wade, stop fidgeting for a few minutes and watch a community of fish build up right around you,” he writes. “It’s an experience you’re unlikely to forget as you so rarely get to visually track your fly in salt water, at such an intimate distance.”