Take an ALL-NEW Orvis Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 09.29.22

Our sorta-twice-monthly(?) trivia challenge is back, with Assistant Editor Evan Jones serving as Quiz Master from now on. Every so often, Evan will test your knowledge of all things fly fishing. Remember that this is trivia, not a litmus test for what every . . .

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Ask the Experts: What’s the Most Underrated Game Fish?

Fly anglers are pursuing a greater variety of species than ever before, but old prejudices die hard, which means that some fish are still held in much higher regard than others. We asked a selection of Orvis-endorsed guides to name the fish they believe is . . .

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Classic Video: Incredible Leaping Mako on a Fly

According to the description of this video, this angler hooks a mako shark estimated at 10 feet and 800 pounds. The fact that they offer an estimate suggests that he didn’t land the fish, but when you see what happens when the fish is hooked, you’ll . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Squirrel and Herl Bugger

Everybody loves the Woolly Bugger, and a lot of streamer fishermen swear by patterns tied with zonker strips because of the great pulsating action these flies display in the water. So what if you combined the two and threw in some peacock herl for good . . .

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Pro Tips: All the Gear You Need to Catch Redfish

Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides is back with another video to help you catch more fish. In this case, he’s covering the gear he uses to chase redfish on the Texas coast. He spends a lot of time in the salt, so he’s got the gear dialed in. From the rod and . . .

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Video: How to Cord and Uncord Fly-Tying Thread

If you’ve watched many of Tim’s tying videos–which we post every Wednesday–you’ve noticed that he often twists his bobbin to cord and uncord the thread, depending on the effect he’s going . . .

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Photos: Just a Few Days Left to Enter Our #20sepdays Contest!

It’s Day 26 of our “20 September Days” Photo Contest, which means that there are just four days left for you to enter. Remember: You don’t need to hit 20 days to take part. Heck you can fish one day this month and still enter the photo contest. At the end of . . .

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3 Tips for Catching Great Lakes Steelhead This Fall

For many fly anglers, fall brings a chance to fish for migratory species, particularly steelhead. Here in the Great Lakes region, we dutifully watch the weather, hoping for just the right conditions: rain, cooler temps, and overcast skies. We live for those . . .

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