Pro Tips: Understanding the Seasons of Patagonia

Written by: John Bleh, Rio Manso, 2015 Orvis Endorsed International Destination of the Year
You can tailor a Patagonia trip to fit your desires and angling preferences. All photos courtesy Rio Manso Lodge
Everyone has a favorite type of fly fishing, and probably a favorite time of year to fish. As the seasons unfold in Argentina's Patagonia region, the fishing changes, as well. From the
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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.19.18

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we've got a trout-heavy collection of fifteen videos from a variety of destinations both exotic and . . .
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Podcast: The Nuances of Guns and Shooting with Jordan Smith and Greg Carpiniello

Reid spends an hour with Jordan Smith (Orvis Gunsmith) and Greg Carpiniello (Orvis Gunroom Manager) discussing the many nuances of guns and shooting. The trio explore shot size, chokes, dangers of steel shot in old guns, shotgun finishes, and . . .
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Who Are the 50 Most Influential Fly Fishers of All Time?

Through his books, articles, and podcasts, Tom Rosenbauer has had a profound influence on the sport. Photo by Phil Monahan
The 50th Anniversary issue of Fly Fisherman magazine is out, and it's full of great stuff--including a list of the 50 most influential fly fishers of all time. The list was created by the magazine's staff, and I'm sure they'll get plenty of argument over who's . . .
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Photos and Story: A DIY Trip for Alaskan Chrome

The author fulfilled his Alaskan dream with a little help from his Instagram friends. Photos by Mario Guel
Since I was a child, I have dreamed of visiting Alaska. When I was six years old, in 1986, I played a video game called, “King Salmon,” in which you’d troll on the Kenai River and catch giant king salmon—some over 100 pounds! I loved it. Then in . . .
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Classic Pro Tips: Tandem Streamer Rigs for Fall Trout

Big brown trout like big flies, especially in the fall. Photo by Shawn Combs
When the nights start to cool and leaves start to change colors, the thoughts of brown trout turn to procreation. To build up energy for the spawning ritual and to put on weight before the lean . . .
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Video: September Rainbows in Bristol Bay

Here's a cool, bluesy little number from Fly Out TV focused of fly-fishing big big Alaska rainbows in September, after the crowds have gone and most of the salmon have perished. The fish grow . . .
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Fish Facts: Lahontan Cutthroat (Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi)

Angler Brian Strang landed this gorgeous cutthroat last year on Pyramid Lake. Photo by Brian La Rue
The Lahontan cutthroat (Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi) is the largest growing trout native to North America, with early settlers around Nevada’s Pyramid Lake reporting fish up to 60 pounds. The current world record is a. . .
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