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Tippets: Step Forward for Pebble Mine, Rivers of Colorado Report Card, Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

9 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

After meeting with the CEO of Pebble Limited Partnership, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has “directed his staff to withdraw a plan to protect the watershed of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most valuable wild salmon fisheries on Earth.” Via … more ?

200 Days On the Water This Year

10 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Bass Pundit

Today will mark my 200th day fishing for the year. Last year I reached this milestone on October 7th. Here is the break down for my blogging at the Fishing Log Blog this year compared to last year. Sometimes I have more than one blog per day, that's how I have blogged 207 times for 199 days fished. Show More Summary

Tippets: Philosophy of Fly Fishing, October Caddis Soft Hackle

In this essay at The Paris Review, John Knight writes about the philosophy of fly fishing through re-reading Izaak Walton. “For all our prodigious technology and equipment, the necessary humility of a day spent fishing finds the angler reckoning with … more ?

New from Loon Outdoors

Loon Outdoors has announced new products for the tying bench just in time for winter tying. The new additions include: ergonomic scissors, ergonomic whip finisher and bobbin threader, and UV curing lights. Read more in the press release below. New … more ?

“Pebble Mine Trying to Rise from the Grave”

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

In 2014 protections were put in place to protect the two drainages of Bristol Bay, the Nushagak and Kvichak Rivers, from mine waste. However, the new administration and EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, are working in the courts to undo those … more ?

Tippets: Fly Box Frames, Targeting Low Tide Redfish

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Landscape painter Garry Pereira was inspired by flies found in an antique store to create paintings in a series of fly boxes. An exhibition of Pereira’s work will be held at the Osborne Studio Gallery in London, from October 17-November … more ?

I Like My Vikings Chances Now

Mike Zimmer's Defense is must watch TV.It would have been interesting to see how the Packers game turned out had Rodgers not gotten injured. But ole A Rog did get injured. I am so sad about that I could almost cry, Not!With #12 out of the picture it looks like the Vikes now have to be favorites to win the Division. Show More Summary

How to Tie a Craft Fur Clouser

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Tim Flagler demonstrates how to tie a Craft Fur Clouser in this week’s featured tying video. Rather than using the traditional buck tail, Flagler uses a readily available craft store material along with a slightly different tie-in method to produce a more bulkier …

The Big C

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

A new project from The Flyfish Journal features a day spent on the Columbia River fly fishing for carp with John Montana. Read the essay by Liam Gallagher, with photos by Copi Vojta, and view the short film they made …

Tippets: Haunted by Waters, Herman deGala’s Articulated Aggravator

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Brian D’Ambrosio writes about the process of translating the beloved novel, A River Runs Through It, to film. “The movie’s evocative recitation changed Montana forever: a metaphorical river, the swish of water moving unendingly over rocks, an old man’s pruned … more ?

SmithFly Launches the Shoal Tent

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

SmithFly Designs has announced the release of their newest product, the Shoal Tent, “a first of it’s kind inflatable raft with a tent on top, allowing users to camp right on their favorite piece of water.” Read more in the … more ?

Lucky Tackle Box #1 (Breast Cancer Awareness)

I have been given the opportunity to blog about a Lucky Tackle Box for the next 3 months a box comes out. Apparently they don't have video's up for this months box on YouTube yet. Maybe they will have them when you read this blog. Biwaa Fishing Performance Seven 4": Swimbaits are something I have limited experience with. Show More Summary

Tippets: Bikefishing in North Carolina, Fishing a Diversity of Flies

5 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The Pisgah National Forest in western North Carolina is known for its trout streams and single tracks. In this article, Travils Hall writes about planning a “bikefishing” trip to incorporate both sports. Read more via Blue Ridge Outdoors. Using all … more ?

RIO Gives Anglers Complete Depth Control

5 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

RIO Products has announced its new InTouch Scandi 3D line, a Scandinavian style shooting offering a triple density coating for maximum fishing control. Read more in the press release below.  RIO Give Anglers Complete Depth Control IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO (October … more ?

BTT auction has some pretty awesome items

I can’t make it to the BTT Symposium. Wish that was on my calendar, but, alas, life has not put that in front of me (work is firing on all cylinders at the moment). However, you and I can still browse the auction items for the symposium. It is pretty amazing. Check it out here. […]

Tippets: Veterans Fly Fishing Yellowstone, Managing Line Tangles

6 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

A fly fishing trip to Yellowstone National Park with Sierra Club’s Military Outdoors program helped change the life of army veteran Evan Bogart. “He feels that spending time in the outdoors might be one step toward healing the trauma that … more ?

Snatchers Challenge Cup Victory (Full Report)

The View from the Public Access this morning The Challenge Cup is a tournament that pits the three Brainerd lakes area bass clubs against one another. Each team gets 3 Boaters and 3 Non-Boaters8:00-4:00PM Lower South Long LakeConditions: 50-62?, Partly Cloudy to Mostly Sunny, Pretty calm in the morning turning breezy out of the NNW by 11AM. Show More Summary

Despite It All I'm Happy For You A.P.

In case some of my readers are not aware, I was a huge fan of Adrian Peterson. So much so that I actually got his jersey. Then came the incident where he physically abused his child. I thought the NFL punishment ended up being unfair to the whole Vikings organization. Show More Summary

Bonefish Buttah Now Available Online at The Fly Fishing Shop

We’re in the process of filling up our fly boxes for our upcoming bonefishing season, and we know many of you are too! Several of you have asked us where to pick up the Bonefish Buttah, one of our favorite flies for South Andros, and we’ve yet to have a great answer.. Until now. We […]

Tippets: Farmed Salmon Escape, Agriculture and Idaho’s Snake River, Restoring Saltwater Flats

In August, a floating net pen full of farmed Atlantic Salmon “failed during a period of relatively normal tidal stress,” writes Jonathan Wright, “with the structure partially capsizing to allow the majority of the 304,000 contained market ready and mature … more ?

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