Tippets: Anglers’ Voice on Public Lands, Casting Large Flies

March 11, 2017 By: Erin Block

  • An Obama-era order, the BLM’s “Planning 2.0 rule,” gave anglers and other outdoor recreationists an equal voice with drillers, ranchers, loggers, and other industrial interests regarding how the government manages over 250 million acres of federal lands. As Emily J. Gertz writes, Congress is “racing to nullify” that order. Read more via Men’s Journal.
  • Casting large flies, even with a rod up to the task, is not an easy endeavor. In this recent instructional film from Orvis, watch some tips and tricks that can help you get your fly out to where fish are feeding.