Tippets: Ethics of Fishing Redds, Cautious Casting

April 21, 2018 By: Erin Block

  • The practice of targeting spawning trout for trophy shots can hurt both the sport and health of trout populations. In this article, Ryan Hudson writes about a recent situation he witnessed on the Green River in Wyoming and questions unethical fishing behavior, brand ambassadors, hero shots and fishing redds. Via The Drake.
  • Cautious casting is not always a strategy for success on the water. “Whatever you’re casting (dries, nymphs, wets or streamers), do it with some speed in between two points,” writes Domenick Swentosky. “Cast with authority. Don’t be the butterfly. Be the bee.” Read more about this “One Great Fly Casting Tip” via Troutbitten.