Tippets: Montana Fish Tales, LifeStraw Filtration Review, Flies for Winter Fishing

March 4, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • In three short essays Montana authors reflect on their love of fishing their homewaters. Read “Moby on the Madison” by David Abrams, “The Big One” by Malcom Brooks, and “Cutthroats” by Bryce Andrews, via Big Sky Journal.
  • The folks at GearJunkie tested out the LifeStraw filtration system on a recent South American journey. “The combo works great (I didn’t get sick) and is easy to use. There are no moving parts that could break or chemicals to mess with. Batteries are not required. In short, it’s simple and it works.” Via GearJunkie.
  • From standards like the zebra midge, to outliers like the “Puff Daddy,” Brown Hobson of Brown Trout Fly Fishing, highlights ten of the best flies for winter fishing in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. Read more here.