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.
Walt’s Worm is named for Pennsylvania angler and tier Walt Young, who created the pattern for fishing Spring Creek, near his home in State College. Many anglers have found the pattern effective on other. . .
Falcon’s Ledge guide Bryan Eldredge has appeared many times on this blogas a Trout Bum of the Week, as wielder of a hot-dog fork, and as a guide extraordinaire. When he isn’t guiding, Bryan is a professor of Deaf Studies at Utah Valley University, and he’s. . .
During the high water of the early season, anglers often find themselves backed up close to shore, which limits room for the backcast. In this lesson, I’ll show you how to make a “steeple cast,” in which you shoot the backcast high above the obstacles behind you, and. . .
This Montana girl was able to streamer up an award-winning brown trout during the One Bug over the weekend. Photo by Scott Noyes
I’m a Montana kid. That’s the long and short of it. In January, when I moved to Vermont to work with Orvis, I knew I’d miss my home rivers. That was a given. And it was a long, cold winter. There have been a. . .