Tippets: BTT Honors Leigh Perkins, Casting Tenkara, Trustworthy Tippet

March 22, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • Monte Burke reports on the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust’s fifth annual New York dinner and fundraising event, where Leigh H. Perkins, the chairman of the Orvis Company, was presented with the “Lefty Kreh Sportsman of The Year” award. Via Forbes.
  • Even with its simple and intuitive design, there is still technique required to fish a tenkara rod. Tom Sadler outlines some of the differences and similarities between tenkara and a traditional fly rod, in a post via Hatch Magazine.
  • The key to trustworthy tippet begins with being able to tie good knots. Chris Dore identifies some common areas of error in this recent piece.