Tippets: Reel Dynamics, Protecting Papa’s Papers

January 3, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • A better understanding of reel dynamics can make for a more effective and efficient fight. “As the angler it is up to you to ensure your drag is smooth and correctly tensioned. It is also important to monitor the performance of your drag during a fight,” writes Alan Bulmer. Read more on Active Angling New Zealand.
  • A restoration effort is underway to protect Ernest Hemingway’s surviving papers, manuscripts, and ephemera that reside in the “Finca Vigia,” which was the author’s home outside Havana and is now a National Museum. Bob Vila, of public television’s This Old House, is spearheading the effort. Via NPR.