Tippets: United States Stream Map, Practicing Short Casts

October 28, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • A new map of waterways in the United States visualizes the Strahler Stream Order Classification. And “Outside of its obvious artistic merit,” writes Jonathan Wright, “the map should be an excellent resource for adventurous anglers and those seeking to better understand drainages and species distribution.” Via Fly Fisherman.
  • Capt. Lucas Bissett of Lowtide Charters demonstrates how to practice making short casts in this instructional video. “Whereas most casting practice focuses on long casts,” says Phil Monahan, “Captain Lucas knows that many redfish shots come right next to the boat, so he demonstrates how to prepare yourself to make leader-only presentations very quickly.”