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Tippets: Drifting a Soft Hackle, Surviving Long Flights

June 21, 2018 By: Erin Block

  • In the most recent episode of RIO’s How To series, Simon Gawesworth demonstrates “the subtleties and nuances” of dead drifting a soft hackle fly. Also learn about the perfect rigging for fishing this style – including the crazy, but excellent “Slinky Indicator.”
  • Great fishing trips often start with long flights to get there. Photographer and veteran traveler Jess McGlothlin shares her tips for “The Art of Surviving the Long Haul Flight” in this two part series via Fire Girl Photography. From what to pack and wear to what to eat and drink, Part I and Part II are reads not to miss.