Tippets: Top Spring Fly Patterns, Headlamp Review, Feast & Famine

April 17, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • John Way of The Tackle Shop runs down his list of the top ten flies for fishing the high water rivers of spring in Montana.
  • With a new season of trips ahead, check out Ben Smith’s review of Black Diamond’s Spot headlamp. “The Spot has received the typical abuse that most items in a fishing pack see, but every time I push the button it turns on.” Via Arizona Wanderings.
  • On Alaska’s rivers food is not a constant commodity, and each species deals with the feast and famine in their own way. Matt Miller writes about the ecologic web that has at its base, salmon populations, in a recent piece on The Nature Conservancy.