Video: How to Catch Striped Bass on the Fly

Here’s a great video from The New Fly Fisher in which Tom Rosenbauer–a striper fanatic for more than 30 years–shares his favorite tactics and flies, as well as his gear choices. Fishing from shore or from a boat, you can usually find hungry stripers if . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 05.17.24

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 10 remarkable productions . . .

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Pro Tips: How Close Should You Get to a Rising Trout?

Okay, so you’ve spotted a rising fish. You should probably start casting to it immediately, before it stops rising, right? No. First, you should think about how you should position yourself to get the best presentation. One thing that . . .

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Orvis Outfitter Team Member: Reed Teuscher

Welcome to our new series in which we profile members of the Orvis Outfitter Team, the customer-service folks who answer all your tackle and fishing questions via e-mail (fishing@orvis.com), telephone (800-548-9548), and live chat on our website. . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: 05.15.24

Big Sugar is suing over a critical restoration project, the EAA Reservoir, in a move that threatens Everglades restoration and the future of Florida’s waters. The lawsuit could establish the EAA Reservoir as a personal, taxpayer-funded water supply for the . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Water Walker

Wyoming guide and fly-shop owner Will Dornan came up with his famed Water Walker pattern to imitate the stoneflies of the Snake River Valley. The pattern looks great from the trout’s view: it has a slender body and sits low in the water like the . . .

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The Trip, Day 43: New Zealand’s North Island

When I started thinking about how this trip might change my life, I figured that somewhere along the way I would have a few moments of enlightment. One of these moments occurred as I was riding a bus from Taupo to Auckland in New Zealand. I . . .

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Video: How to Bond Layers of Craft Foam

Many dry-fly imitations of terrestrials and stoneflies feature foam bodies created by stacking different color foam. Here. Tim demonstrates his method for creating these multi-layer . . .

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