Tippets: Muskie Camp, Tying with Glass Beads

June 19, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • David Karczynski writes about his annual muskie “camp” in Northern Wisconsin. From practical pointers to learning from a look back, read more via Outdoor Life. “And maybe, in the end, that’s what makes muskie camp so special, the great size of your life there when you look back on it—so tall you can barely, even on a clear day, see the top.”
  • Glass beads are an important material to have in your tying arsenal. “One of the reasons that glass beads can be so effective in riffly water or in relatively shallow slow moving glides is that they sink much more slowly than brass, lead or tungsten bead head nymphs.” Read more on their unique qualities and how to implement them in your fly patterns via Active Angling New Zealand.