Tippets: Examining Grip Design, Review of “Simple Flies”

August 29, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • In a recent article Alan Bulmer examines cork fly rod handle design, observing larger grips align with better overall performance. “Increasing the circumference will undoubtedly help enhance the performance of the latest blank tweaks, improve angler comfort and reduce fatigue.” Read more via Active Angling New Zealand.
  • A shift in fly design has ushered in a time of more impressionistic patterns than realistic. And a new book by Morgan Lyle is a great starting place for beginner tiers or seasoned anglers who want to get back to basics. Read a review of Lyle’s “Simple Flies,” from Jason Klass, via Tenkara Talk.