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.

5 Questions with Chris Hunt: The Voice of Trout Unlimited


Written by: Phil Monahan

Hunt landed this stunning 27-inch brown on a trip to Argentina.
Photos courtesy Chris Hunt

For most of us in the fly-fishing press, Chris Hunt is the go-to guy when we have questions or need a statement about Trout Unlimited’s work. As National Communications Director for the. . .

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Photo of the day: An Atlantic Salmon of a Lifetime

Written by: Alberto Rey


A Great Lakes steelhead-and-trout guy struck silver on a trip to Iceland.
Photo courtesy Alberto Rey

I was fortunate to land this gorgeous Atlantic salmon last night at 8:15 here on the Jokla River in eastern Iceland. My 14-year-old son, Diego, and my buddy, Matt, video taped the ungraceful. . .

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Photo Essay: Another “Steelhead and Spines” Adventure to Southeast Alaska

Written by: Ian Provo, The Provo Bros


Neil and our friend Cody with a nice steelhead.

My brother Neil and I just finished up another “Steelhead and Spines” journey to Southeast Alaska. For us, it’s the most important migration of the year. In the springtime, the mountains are in. . .

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Museum Pieces: Oh, The Horror!

Written by: Peter Nardini, American Museum of Fly Fishing


The Horror was the precursor to many of today’s most famous and productive bonefish flies.
Photos courtesy AMFF

The Director of the Bermuda Fishing Information Bureau, Pete Perinchief, designed The Horror pattern in the 1950s after a frustrating trip to the Florida Keys with Joe and Mary. . .

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Photo of the Day: Young Anglers Stalking Red Ghosts

Written by: Capt. Jason Sullivan, Rising Tide Charters


Jack Given shows off one of nine redfish that he landed during the RedGhost Stalk tournament.
Photo by Capt. Jason Sullivan

I had a great time fishing the RedGhost Stalk out of Islamorada, Florida, earlier this week. The RedGhost Stalk is a junior-angler tournament for redfish and bonefish. It is historically one of. . .

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