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Entries from January 19, 2014 - January 25, 2014

Saturday
Jan252014

Drowned Drones: When a Multicopter Hits the Water

While the price of a GoPro rigged quadcpter is such that even Joe Grabasandwich can shoot aerial footage for his next fly fishing film, always remember these word of advice, drones and water don't mix.  While a $1,600 hundred fully tricked out GoPro gimbel rigged DJI quadcpter  may be within reach for many, it's still going to sting if it goes for swim. 

Eric Cheng explains.

LINK (via:MAKE)

The payoff when it all goes right.

Saturday
Jan252014

The Latest Advancement in Ice Fishing From Lakemaid Beer

Unless of course the water is frozen.

Saturday
Jan252014

Shrinking wild salmon starve at sea as North Atlantic warms

Researcher Chris Todd of the University of St. Andrews has been studying the changes in size and quality of salmon returning to Scottish rivers over the past 50 years. The results are a long term pattern of less well nourished salmon showing poor growth.

LINK (via: Caledonian Mercury)

Friday
Jan242014

If hatchery fish will just bite more often

Editorial comment courtesy of the Coen brothers.

LINK (via: Oregon Live)

Friday
Jan242014

2014 Fly Fishing Film Tour Kicks Off in Helena

Some 200 local trout bums let their fish flags fly as they gathered Tuesday night for a premiere screening of the annual nationwide Fly Fishing Film Tour.

LINK (via: Independent Record)

Friday
Jan242014

Steelhead and salmon threatened by low water conditions on American River

Dan Bacher spells out imminent the threat to salmon and steelhead on the American River due to the record setting drought conditions in California.

LINK (via: The Daily Kos)