Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.20.13

Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. We have a great selection this week, seventeen more videos that will take you to amazing angling destinations. Northern Europe makes a pretty good showing, and we have our first fall striper videos, too.

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Great National Geographic Story on Fishing and Climate Change


The effects of climate change are already apparent on rivers in many regions.
Photo via news.nationalgeographic.com

Earlier this month, I was contacted by a writer named Ben Jervis who told me that he was working on an online piece for National Geographic about climate change and fly fishing. Since I don’t consider myself an. . .

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Video: “Flight Mode,” Brown Trout in Norway

Here’s a gorgeous video from Norway’s Trond Kjærstad, who puts his cell phone in flight mode and heads off to a sweet lake where big browns cruise among weedbeds. There are a couple killer shots of. . .

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Pro Tip: How to Prepare for a Guided Fly-Fishing Trip


A little bit of casting practice goes a long way once you’re on the water.
Photo by Sandy Hays

Some people fish with guides all the time, but most anglers have probably never done it. Others might hire a guide just once or twice a year. So if you do make that leap and hire a local expert to take you fishing, whether its on the Roaring Fork or the flats of Belize, what’s the best way to. . .

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Short Casts 09.19.13


As Anglo American announced it is pulling out of the controversial Southwest Alaska mining prospect, it left hanging questions about the future of the proposed Pebble Mine.
EPA photo via alaskadispatch.com

[Editor’s Note: “First Casts” is a regular feature that highlights great fly-fishing content from around the Web—from how-to articles, to photo essays, to interesting reads.]

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