Tippets: Reading Rise Forms, Testing Fish Reflexes

  • Understanding rise forms can help increase your enjoyment of and success when dry fly fishing. In this article, Tom Rosenbauer outlines the different types of rise forms and advises strategies for successfully fishing each. Via Fly Fisherman.
  • New research into the reflexes of fish can help anglers assess the health of fish when practicing catch and release techniques, writes Dr. Jake Brownscombe, PhD, Research Associate at Carleton University. “As science continues to develop the relationship between reflex tests, fish condition, and survival, these tools will become increasingly useful for anglers to assess the condition of their fish and make informed decisions about how to treat the fish prior to release.” Via Keep ‘Em Wet.
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