Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 06.14.24

Welcome to the another 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. This week, we’ve got eleven gorgeous films that feature . . .

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Video: How to Tie the F-Fly

Marjan Fratnik was a Slovenian angler and fly tier born in Most na Soči–at the confluence of the now famous Soča and Idrijca rivers–in 1919. Known for his simple yet effective patterns, he is most well known for the F-Fly, . . .

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Video: How to Prep the Hair for a Comparadun

Here’s another video in Tim’s “How to Tie a Comparadun” series. In recent weeks, Tim has discussed what kinds of hair generally works best; hair length, alignment, tips, and color banding; and which hides produce the best hair for Comparadun wings. . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 06.07.24

Welcome to the another 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. This week, we’re serving up a dozen killer productions to get . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Light Cahill Parachute (with a twist)

In this week’s great fly-tying video Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions shows you how to create an elegant, very clean Light Cahill pattern that can imitate both a dun and a spinner. One of the keys to the fly is the polypropylene post, which is very . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Fly Choice vs. Presentation

Here’s a quick and dirty tip—from The New Fly Fisher host Bill Spicer and Falcon’s Ledge guide (and former Trout Bum of the Week) Bryan Eldredge—about the relationship between presentation and fly choice. Bryan makes the argument that, even if . . .

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Ask the Experts: Streamside Etiquette

As outdoor activities continue to surge in popularity, a lot of new anglers have hit the water this season. But unlike in decades past, when newbies were more likely to rely on an experienced mentor to show them around. . .

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Video: How to Choose Deer Hair for Comparaduns III

Do you struggle to tie Comparadun wings? It might be the deer hair you’re using. Three weeks ago, Tim discussed what kinds of hair generally works best, and then he covered hair length, alignment, tips, and color banding. Here, for deer hunters and . . .

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