Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.29.14

Welcome to another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. Here are 17 new videos from such exotic locations as New Caledonia, Norway, Slovenia, and . . .
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Amazing Video: Rottweiler Saves Chi-Weenie from Coyote Attack

This is a few years old, but I'd never seen it before, and it has recently gone viral on YouTube. It's security footage of a coyote attacking a little Chi-Weenie (Chihuahua-Dachshund mix) named Trixxie and trying to. . .
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First Casts 08.29.14

What does a free Elwha mean for fish and fishermen? Photo via nationalgeographic.com
"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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Devoted Dog Guards His Owner’s Grave for 15 Days


Tommy stayed by the grave for more than two weeks, risking his own health.
Photo via nydailynews.com
We've posted before about dogs who remain loyal, even after their owner's die, and this is another touching tale of dedication. After Bhaskar Shri, 18, was killed in a car accident early this month in India, his dog, Tommy, . . .
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Video: Our Playground 2014 – Vol. 1

Last month, former Trout Bum of the Week Jon Hill served up a great set of photos from a trip into the Colorado in search of golden and brook trout. Now he's produced a video from. . .
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Take an All-New Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 08.28.14

Welcome to another edition of our fly-fishing 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. After a bit of a hiatus, we're back with. . .
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Video: See Jiff, the Fastest Dog on Two Paws

[youtube pM1dJGjRHOc 640 360] A tiny Pomeranian is trying to take Hollywood by storm, and he has some serious credentials: Two Guinness World Records for how fast he can travel on just two paws. He's also got a new book coming out next month, has appeared in advertisements, and is featured in a recent music video. Things are looking up for this peripatetic pooch! (That said, the picture below is a little creepy, don't you think? I prefer him running naked in the park.) Click here for the full story.
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Video: The Collie Walk (and Stalk)

I love this video because it combines suspense and humor. Plus, it really highlights the amazing powers of concentration the Border Collies demonstrate. No wonder they are prized as working dogs on. . .
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