Video: How to Jig Streamers in High, Muddy Water

Here’s a great video from George Daniel, in which he explains and demonstrates how jigging a flashy streamer right along the bank can draw strikes from hungry trout. It doesn’t take long for him to demonstrate proof of concept, as he hooks up . . .

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Pro Tips: Mother’s Day Caddis on the Yellowstone

Written by: Brian McGeehan, Montana Angler Fly Fishing


A caddisfly blizzard on the Yellowstone is something to behold.
Photo courtesy Montana Angler

The Mother’s Day caddis is a legendary hatch, and one of my personal favorites of the entire year on the Yellowstone in southwestern Montana. There can be a literal blizzard of caddisflies in. . .

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Podcast: The Seven Deadly Sins of Fly-Casting, with Josh Nugent

[Interview begins at 52:23] My guest this week is Josh Nugent of Out Fly Fishing Outfitters, an Orvis-endorsed outfitting service and fly shop in Calgary. Josh is a lifelong student of fly fishing and actually did a college-level study on the eye movements of expert fly casters. His findings will open your eyes (no pun intended) to … Continue reading “Podcast: The Seven Deadly Sins of Fly-Casting, with Josh Nugent”

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Tackle Tune-Up: Reels

Over the course of a long season, your reel can pick up some dirt and grit, which can hinder its performance. Orvis Grand Rapids Fishing Manager Trent Jackson and associate Paige . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 04.16.21

Welcome to an all new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Every 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 . . .

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How to Fish During Runoff in the Rockies

Written by: Dave Brown, Dave Brown Outfitters


When the river is raging, look for fish in the soft water against the banks.
Photos by Dave Brown

Snowpack in the Northern Rockies is looking good for 2021. In some areas, it’s surpassing 100%. When runoff hits, some rivers are going to be blown out for a while, but once they go from brown to “streamer green,” it . . .

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Video: How to Fish with Indicators

Here’s another great video from the Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing, featuring Tom Rosenbauer. Here, he walks you through the basics of fishing nymphs under a strike indicator, from the kinds of indicators available . . .

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