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Tippets: Anatomy of a Fly Rod, Fish as Athletes, Chasing Trophy Browns

October 30, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • Even for experienced anglers, fly rod terminology can be difficult to decode. In a recent piece rod-maker Larry Kenney helps define the gear lingo of the sport.
  • Fish might be the world’s best athletes for their ability to use and release oxygen. Their “enhanced oxygen delivery may be one of the most important adaptations of their 400-million-year evolutionary history,” say researchers. Via The Washington Post.
  • From presentation and location to timing and conditions, Louis Cahill outlines how to stack the odds in your favor when chasing trophy brown trout. Via Gink & Gasoline.