Video: How to Tie the Euro Early Black Stone

In this typically great fly-tying video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler ties a variation on an old favorite, the Early Black Stone. Although he’s had good luck with a standard pattern, this year . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Break Down and Put Away Your Fly Rod

This is the time of year when many folks are finally trying out the fly rods they got for Christmas. Yesterday, Pete Kutzer showed you how to set up your fly rod. Here, he demonstrates the process for putting it away at the end of a casting or fishing session . . .

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The Trip: Around the World in 5 Months

Five years ago, my wife, Janeil, and I began dreaming about a retirement adventure. We each had been working since we were teens, and now that we are in our 60s and soon to retire, we wanted to mark that milestone in our lives with . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.23.24

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. Honestly, this was one of the worst weeks in recent . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Swing a Fly Effectively

In this great video from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center chapter on Great Lakes Steelhead, Tom Rosenbauer talks about the nuances of getting your fly to swim enticingly when you’re swinging for steelhead (or trout or salmon). If you want to entice . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Secrets to Fishing Spring Creeks

Spring creeks can produce some of the most exhilarating–and frustrating–moments in fly fishing, usually over the course of the same day. Their slow-moving, crystal-clear water allows trout to detect your presence from much farther away, and gives . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: 02.21.24

As we reported last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began discharging Lake Okeechobee water through the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers to lower the lake level before the wet season. These discharges can cause serious . . .

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