Category Archives: Tippets

Tippets: Fishing Photography with RA Beattie, Backpacking for Trout

RA Beattie of Beattie Productions/Off the Grid Studios is a pro filmmaker and photographer, and shares some of his tips for both video and still photography in a recent episode of the Orvis Fly Fishing Podcast. Backpacking season will soon … more

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Tippets: Sea Safe Sunscreen, Techniques for Fishing Runoff

According to a report by Marine Safe, “There may also be as many as 82,000 kinds of chemicals from personal care products that have made their way into the world’s oceans.” Before heading to wade tropical flats, check to see … more

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Tippets: Public Access in Colorado, Best Fishing Sunglasses

An ongoing legal battle in Colorado is raising hackles over navigable waters and public access. Mark Squillace, a professor of law at the University of Colorado Law School, recently penned a guest editorial on the topic for Angling Trade.  “Colorado … more

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Tippets: Improve Skills on Technical Water, Rigging with Loop Knots

To improve your trout skills, regularly fish technical water. “Step away from your comfort zone and the rookie trout water for a while,” advises Kent Klewein. “Next time you go fly fishing, choose trout water that requires you to bring … more

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 Tippets: Fishing Barbless on “In the Loop,” Health Benefits of Fly Fishing

In this most recent episode of Redington’s “In the Loop,” learn why crimping barbs and fishing with barbless hooks is important when practicing catch and release. Fly fishing provides physical and mental health benefits, and in this article Kent Klewein … more

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Tippets: “Hardly, Strictly Musky Tournament,” Beginner’s Guide to Flies

The annual Hardly, Strictly Musky fly-fishing tournament was recently held in Tennessee. Seth Walker reports on the event in this recent article via Orvis. In a recent episode of the “Getting Started in Fly Fishing” series from Brian Flechsig of Mad … more

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Tippets: Casting In the Wind, Tying and Fishing Small Flies

“Saltwater fly fishing demands your A-game,” writes Bruce Chard. “Your presentations have to be spot on and when the wind is howling.” From taming loops to water hauling, read three great tips for casting in the wind in this article … more

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Tippets: Interview with April Vokey, Transporting Wet Wading Boots

April Vokey sits down for a fun Q&A session with Craig Raleigh. From her first fishing memory to favorite species, and social media to her podcast Anchored, read the conversation in full on Wide Open Spaces. “When my boots dry … more

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Tippets: Understanding Fly Lines, Interview with DUN’s Jen Ripple

In this episode of “Getting Started in Fly Fishing,” Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outiffters in Columbus, Ohio, outlines choosing the right line for your gear set-up and fly-fishing conditions. “Do you want a floating line or a sinking line? … more

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Tippets: Carp Craze in The West, Flies for High Water

Over the past few years attitudes toward the common carp have changed. Particularly in the West, anglers are targeting carp as legitimate game fish. Jack Ballard writes about the carp craze in this article via American Angler. In much of the … more

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