The Orvis fly-fishing blog celebrates all things fly fishing, featuring top-notch articles, tips, photos, videos, podcasts and the latest fly-fishing news. From trout fishing in the famed rivers of Montana to brown-lining for carp in the urban jungle to chasing sailfish of the coast of Baja, we cover all sides of the sport we love. Regular features include Tuesday Tips, which will make you a better angler, and the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, made up of the best videos from around the world.
[Editor’s note: As popular as it is with sportsmen, the bonefish has been somewhat of a mystery to science, which still seeks some basic information about the fish’s life cycle and distribution. The fact that there is no commercial market for the species in this country means that the research dollars have been hard to come by. But recently, scientists working with. . .
Pat Kane (left) shows off a brown trout caught by Orvis’s Steve Hemkens on the Blackfoot River. Photo by Phil Monahan
Pat Kane has been a fly-fishing guide in western Montana since the mid 1990s. For several years, he also guided in South America during the Montana off-season. (In 2002, The Missoulian ran a story on. . .
Welcome to a new Friday the Thirteenth special edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. I love when I get to use the slasher-film inspired graphic above, a creation of. . .
Welcome to another edition of our trivia challenge, where we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. This one’s a classic, featuring 10 questions that range from. . .
Yes, I realize that it’s an advertisement, but Todd Moen is one of the best filmmakers working in fly fishing right now. I’ll watch anything he puts out. Plus, there’s tons of cool eye-candy here: from great fishing shots to. . .