{"pos":"top","cat":"none","type":"news"}


News

Tippets: Bear Minded in the Backcountry, Make Fewer False Casts

If you fish in bear country, this recent article by Andrew Skurka will help you plan for food storage during summer backcountry trips. “Food is heavy. Don't carry it for miles while backpacking just to let something else eat it.” Via Outside Online. When it comes to false casting less is more, advises Louis Cahill. “The golden rule is, never more than...

Tippets:  Winter Fundamentals, Tips for Stocked Trout

“Low and slow” may not be new advice when it comes to winter fishing strategies, but it is still some of the most important things to keep in mind. Read this article outlining five fundamentals of “low and slow” for winter fishing conditions, via Casting Across. In this recent article, Kent Klewein details tips for targeting stocked trout. With his...

Tippets: CT Scans of Fish, Senate Passes Natural Resources Management Act, Secret Lives of Salmon

Adam Summers, a marine biologist working in a lab on Friday Harbour, San Juan Island, just off the U.S. state of Washington uses a CT scanner to produce detailed images of fish, revealing their intricate skeletons and inner structures. “Every scan is immediately posted online for anyone to use, with Summers not asking for any credit. The project has...

Fly Fishing Rendezvous Moves to National Western Complex

The Fly Fishing Rendezvous has opened registration for exhibitors. The fourth annual event is set to be held May 4-5, 2019, and this year is moving locations to the National Western Complex in Denver, CO. Read more in the press release below. Fly Fishing Rendezvous Moves to National Western Complex From Fly Fishing Rendezvous: The Fly Fishing Rendezvous has...

Tippets: Catch and Release Techniques, Game Changing with Blane Chocklett

From barbless hooks to keeping fish in the water, Patrick Blackdale of Willowfly Anglers outlines important techniques for catch and release fly fishing. “With more and more people fly fishing around the country, it is more imperative than ever to practice these techniques,” he writes. Read more via Orvis. Blane Chocklett is well-known for his fly...

Tippets: Fishing Dirty Water, Paying it Forward

Fish where the water is “dirty,” advises Chris Hunt. “The line between clean and dirty water is, after all, “structure.” It provides cover from potential predators, but it also delivers food to the bigger body of water in the form of everything from larval insects to worms, leeches and small fish.” Via Hatch Magazine. From picking up trash to...

Tippets: Podcast with Yvon Chouinard, Reviving Streamer Patterns

Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia and co-author of the book Simple Fly Fishing, is the guest on a recent episode of The Itinerant Angler podcast. “Listen as he outlines a lifetime of experience in trimming the fat and getting to the core of things. His philosophy, at odds with many aspects of our society, is as enlightening as it is unusual.” Given...

Costa Sunglasses’ Untangled Collection Honored with REI Root Award for Sustainable Innovation

Costa’s Untangled Collected was honored with the annual REI Root Award, which recognizes industry-leading sustainable product design. The award was given during the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show this past week in Denver, Colorado. Read more in the press release below.  Costa® Sunglasses’ Untangled Collection Honored with REI Root Award for Sustainable...

Tippets: “The Longest Silence” Re-released, Improve Your Sight Fishing

Thomas McGuane’s classic book, The Longest Silence, has just been reprinted in a new paperback edition, and in this recent article Jonathan Miles reflects on the timelessness of the work. “Twenty years is twenty years, which means thousands of otherwise literate anglers might conceivably be unaware of this masterpiece of fishing literature,” writes...

Winston Bamboo Is Back!

After being destroyed by a fire in May of 2017, the R.L. Winston Rod Company has announced the reopening of their Bamboo Shop in Twin Bridges, Montana.