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Tippets: Top Picks for Road Trips, Commemorating Catches, Starting Them Young

August 24, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • Choosing what gear to load in the vehicle and which to leave behind can seem overwhelming. But in a recent post on The Venturing Angler, Tim Harden outlines 10 essentials for any fly fishing road trip.
  • As catch and release fishing has become the standard, fly anglers are commemorating memorable fish through photos and artwork. In a recent post on the Orvis blog, the fish carving work of Ellen McCaleb is featured. “I am inspired not only to continue this tradition,” says McCaleb, “but also, through my work, to promote the preservation of all fish species.”
  • Giving a child a “job” to do on the water can go a long ways in holding their attention. From netting fish to patrolling bugs and hatches, Matthew Copeland has some great tips for keeping kids (and parents) happy. Via Stalking the Seam.