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Tippets: Fishing Runoff Season, Profile of Ed Shenk, Improve Your C&R Technique

May 14, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • To find success during runoff an angler must change up their game plan. From fly selection to reading high water, Doc Thompson outlines strategies for success in this recent article.
  • Now in his late-eighties, legendary Pennsylvania fly angler Ed Shenk still daydreams about being on the water. A recent article profiles Shenk’s contribution to the sport. “Perhaps the real significance of Ed Shenk lies not just in his expertise and many individual accomplishments, but as a carrier of the torch and a link between the founders of the limestone tradition and the next generation of fly-fishers,” writes Thomas E. Baltz in his book “The LeTort: A Limestone Legacy.” Read more from Jim Seip via York Daily Record.
  • Even as catch and release has become standard in the fly fishing world, there’s always room for improvement. Justin Pickett writes about the importance of keeping fish in water and revival techniques in this recent piece.