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Tippets: Fishing Poet on the Keys, Catch & Release Practices, Backcountry Tenkara

June 29, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • Matt Smythe elegantly writes about a recent fly fishing trip to the Florida Keys. “We push forward unable to tell the difference between what is below & what is above the impossible horizon.” Read more via Fishing Poet.
  • While catch and release anglers have good intentions, poor handling can still kill fish once released. Kirk Deeter outlines techniques and strategies for keeping fish alive and well to catch another day. Via Field & Stream.
  • When hiking into the backcountry, simple and light is key. Nick Kelley features his pick for fishing highcountry lakes, the backpack-friendly 4.4-ounce Owyhee tenkara rod from Idaho-based Tenkara Rod Co. Via Outside Magazine.