Photos: The Brown Drakes Are Here!

Written by: Phoebe Bean


The author with a feisty, hard-fighting brown trout.

The craze at Silver Creek surrounding the famous brown-drake hatch has begun. Although there are many fantastic aquatic insect hatches in the West, the brown drake is hard to beat, and. . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.29.15

Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, featuring the best videos from around the world. This week, we have sixteen videos from such diverse, exotic. . .

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Video Pro Tip: How to Cast to Trout in Tight Quarters


The key to fishing tight spots is to limit the amount of line you have on the water.
Photo by Phil Monahan

This time of year, I spend a lot of time on small mountain streams, where the trout lies are surrounded by vegetation, rocks, and different kinds of current. In this video, Kent Klewein of. . .

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Unconditional Stories #5: Spur Girl & Mollie


Mollie and Spur share an active outdoor life.

Here’s the latest video by my talented daughter, Kacey Klonsky, as part of her “Unconditional Stories” series. Mollie adopted 13 year old Alaskan sled dog Spur from Debbie Moderow of. . .

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Photos: A Father-Son Fishing Adventure in Manitoba

Written by: Stu Thompson


I’d be all smiles, too, if I’d landed a fat brownie like that!
Photo by Kevin Thompson

My son, Kevin, and I got out one long weekend in May for our yearly father-and son-fishing trip. We went up to Duck Mountain Provincial Park and had some really good fishing, even though. . .

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