Made of carbon fiber frames, these nets somewhat resemble a performance tennis racquet in appearance and come in colors that key back to some of the Tenkara Rod Co’s best selling rod models.
With fish mortality and catch & release being an omnipresent topic, (particularly as it relates to trout), thought it might be an opportune time to discuss landing nets.
While not essential to the fishing experience, landing nets certainly can come in handy for those that want to land a fish quickly and efficiently, as well as perhaps snap a fast photo of their catch. A skilled netting allows the angler to keep the fish corralled (and wet), while they reach for their camera, smartphone, etc… and minimizes the overall handling time during the photography and/or release process. READ FULL ARTICLE
Beverly Smith is TU’s vice president of volunteer operations, and she’s a heck of an angler who spends a lot of time on waters like the South Fork, the Henry’s Fork and the Snake River through Jackson, Wyo. Her tip in TU’s latest book, “Trout Tips” is spot on. You’d be wise to heed the following advice:
There is to truer truism that I know. If you’re thinking like a trout, you will catch trout. If you’ve retrained your brain to approach a stream in pursuit of log piles and foam lines, you will catch large trout. Wood is good. Foam is home.
Order your copy of “Trout Tips” today. It even ships overnight!
The R.L. Winston Co.’s historic shop on E. Third Avenue in Twin Bridge, where they make their world-renown bamboo fly rods was gutted in a fire early Sunday morning.
“People come from all over the world to visit this little shop. New Zealand, Australia, all over Europe, they come on little pilgrimages just to visit this little shop,” said Joe Brummell, who is a bamboo fly rod maker for Sweetgrass Fly Rods.