Tippets: Setting Up Terminal Tackle, Save Our Stripers

June 3, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • In a recent instructional video, Zach Matthews of the Itinerant Angler demonstrates how to set up terminal tackle. Including: how to add tippet to your leader, tie on a fly, add split shot, attach a balloon strike indicator, as well as tie three different knots. Via Orvis.
  • Striped bass populations are in decline, and Kerry Heffernan, Captain Frank Crescitelli, and celebrity chefs are making the pledge to take striped bass off menus at their respective restaurants. The #SaveOurStripers campaign sends a strong message about the overharvest of fish. “It also acts as a platform for better general awareness of, and consumer education about, the plight of stripers,” writes Monte Burke. Read more via Forbes.