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Pro Tips: How to Fish an Inside Bend
Pro Tips: How to Fish an Inside Bend

Illustration by Larry Largay, courtesy American Angler Most fly fishers are so intent on their own processes — making the right cast, mending correctly, and....

Video Pro Tip: How to Approach and Cast to a Rising Trout
Video Pro Tip: How to Approach and Cast to a Rising Trout

This is one of the best how-to videos we have ever seen, and it comes from our friends Dave and Amelia Jensen, of Jensen Fly....

Pro Tips: How to Take Better Fish Portraits
Pro Tips: How to Take Better Fish Portraits

Written by: Darcy Toner and Timbre Pringle, Faceless Fly Fishing Media A fish portrait, rather than a grip-and-grin, is better for the fish and makes....

Pro Tips: The Keys to a Good Downstream Dead Drift
Pro Tips: The Keys to a Good Downstream Dead Drift

Check out the short video on downstream presentations at the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center. One of my favorite fishing holes in Yellowstone National Park....

Video Pro Tips: How to Retrieve Streamers, Wet Flies, and Nymphs in Still Water
Video Pro Tips: How to Retrieve Streamers, Wet Flies, and Nymphs in Still Water

When rivers are blown out from runoff or rain, lakes and ponds offer some of your best chances to catch trout. Many anglers think that....

Video: How to Tie the Stonefly Creeper
Video: How to Tie the Stonefly Creeper

Preston Jennings lived in Brooklyn, New York, and spent a lot of time fly fishing in the Catskills. His 1935 A Book of Trout Flies....

Video: Barbed vs. Barbless Hooks
Video: Barbed vs. Barbless Hooks

Although there are places where regulations require barbless hooks, the decision of whether to go barbed or barbless is usually left to the angler. In....

Video: How to Tie Mike’s Honey Ant
Video: How to Tie Mike’s Honey Ant

Mike Lawson's Honey Ant is easy to tie and very effective. One summer afternoon, we had a reception on the back lawn here at Orvis....

5 Tips for Successful Fly-Fishing Family Outings
5 Tips for Successful Fly-Fishing Family Outings

Written by: Kaitlin Barnhart Few things are more rewarding than sharing your passion for the outdoors with your kids.Photo by Kyla Kulp I held the....

Tom’s Secret Tips for Fishing Terrestrial Flies
Tom’s Secret Tips for Fishing Terrestrial Flies

If you think terrestrial imitations are only for summer fishing, you’re missing a great deal of dry-fly action. The normal thought is that trout ignore....

Video Pro Tip: How to Be Stealthy When Dry-Fly Fishing
Video Pro Tip: How to Be Stealthy When Dry-Fly Fishing

Oliver Edwards is a big-name fly fisherman in England, and his fly patterns are popular worldwide. In this video, he talks about what it takes....

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.17.20
Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.17.20

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available.....

Classic Video: A Dry-Fly Story, Set on a Mountain Stream
Classic Video: A Dry-Fly Story, Set on a Mountain Stream

A New Jersey native who studies at Middlebury College in Vermont, Matteo Moretti is clearly a true brook-trout lover. This short video is about everything....

Video Tuesday Tip: Dealing with Low-Water Brown Trout
Video Tuesday Tip: Dealing with Low-Water Brown Trout

Here’s a very cool video from Dave and Amelia Jensen about catching low-water brown trout. Through some great shots of trout behavior, exciting takes and....

Pro Tip: Know the Difference Between Dragons and Damsels
Pro Tip: Know the Difference Between Dragons and Damsels

Written by: Jason Cotta Dragonfly adults are beautiful, but they are not often available to fish because they are such strong fliers.Photo by Jason Cotta....

Classic Pro Tip: 15 Steps to Fishing a Mountain Trout Stream
Classic Pro Tip: 15 Steps to Fishing a Mountain Trout Stream

The key to catching lots of brookies from a mountain stream is to move fast and hit all the right spots.Photo by Sandy Hays The....

Video Pro Tips: How to Fish from a Drift Boat
Video Pro Tips: How to Fish from a Drift Boat

A while ago, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions headed out to the Yaak Valley--near Troy, Montana--to visit Tim and Joanne Linehan of Linehan Outfitting Co. Our two....

Video: How to Properly Pinch the Barb on a Fly Hook
Video: How to Properly Pinch the Barb on a Fly Hook

Did you ever pinch the barb on a fly, but when you catch a fish and go to remove the hook, it doesn't slide out....

Pro Tips: How to Unravel Your Leader Without Tangling It
Pro Tips: How to Unravel Your Leader Without Tangling It

Once you've chosen the right prepackaged leader (click here to see a video on how to do that), then you have to get it out....

Tom Rosenbauer’s Top Tips for Finding Your Own Small Trout Stream
Tom Rosenbauer’s Top Tips for Finding Your Own Small Trout Stream

Discovering a new stream is exciting, whether it pans out or not. We trout fly fishers yearn for a stream of our own, a place visited....

Video: How to Tie the Bird’s Nest Sulphur Emerger
Video: How to Tie the Bird’s Nest Sulphur Emerger

The Bird's Nest is a classic nymph tied by Californian Cal Bird almost 60 years ago. In this latest how-to video from Tightline Productions, Tim....

Video: The Amazing Rainbows of Alaska’s Kvichak River
Video: The Amazing Rainbows of Alaska’s Kvichak River

Here's a wonderful video about the amazing rainbow trout of the Iliamna Lake system on the Alaska Peninsula. I guided in the region back in....

Classic Pro Tips: How to Fish Small Dry Flies in Low Light
Classic Pro Tips: How to Fish Small Dry Flies in Low Light

Most people have enough trouble fishing small dry flies without the added complication of gathering darkness. But trout often feed on small flies at dusk,....

Classic Video Tips: How to “Blue Line” to Find New Waters
Classic Video Tips: How to “Blue Line” to Find New Waters

Are you tired of fishing the same old places or finding yourself elbow-to-elbow with other anglers? The perhaps it's time to strike out on your....

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