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.

Trout Bum of the Week XL: Todd Tanner


Written by: Phil Monahan

Todd Tanner cradles a remarkable Dean River steelhead.
All photos courtesy Todd Tanner

Todd Tanner is a freelance writer and former fly-fishing guide whose work can be seen in every issue of Sporting Classics (in which he writes a column), as well as a host of other sporting publications. A native of New York State, Todd now lives in Bigfork, Montana, where he also

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Photo of the Day: Spanish Tailwater Brown Trout


Written by: Phil Monahan

My first Pyrenees brown trout came from a tailwater on the border of Aragon and Catalonia.
Photo by Sandy Hays

Last weekend, my family visited with my friend and photographer, Sandy Hays, and we reminisced a bit about our trip to Spain a few years ago. (See Fly-Fishing for Trout in the Spanish Pyrenees: Discovering the Old World Anew.) When I got home, I pulled up the images Sandy shot on. . .

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