The most widely cultivated trout species in the world, rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are bred for sport and food, and they inhabit lakes and streams on every continent except . . .Read More
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 a baker’s dozen productions that will . . .Read More
Tom Rosenbauer has been hosting “The Orvis Guide Podcast” for more than a decade, so he’s used to asking all the questions. But the tables are turned in this week’s episode of “The Tailgate Podcast.” Tom sits in the guest chair as hosts Andy and Bill grill . . .Read More
In episode #5, Flechsig answers the question “How do I stop wind knots?” As most of us know, wind ain’t the problem. Instead Flechsig focuses on “rod creep” and tailing loops. His demonstration will help you . . .Read More
When you are swinging flies–whether you’re after steelhead, salmon, or trout–you need to think differently about the hook set. If you raise your rod at the first hint of a strike, you may end up . . .Read More
Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a weekly roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore . . .Read More
In this week’s great fly-tying how-to video, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions shows you how to tie a winter jig pattern that combines a cool blue abdomen with a hot orange thorax. Tim has found that blue is a great winter color and that orange . . .Read More
On this common species (Agnetina capitata), you can see the clear segmentation, gills, and the stonefly’s distinctive profile.
Photo by Bob Henricks, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license . . .