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.

Win a Recon Fly Rod (and More!) in Our “20 Days in September” Contest


Written by: Phil Monahan

My first fish from the 2014 project kicked things off with a bang.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Last year, I had a tough summer, fishingwise, so to make up for it, I set myself a goal: to go fishing 20 days during the month of September. Thus was born the “20 Days in September” Project. I . . .

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Photos of the Day: Father-Daughter Day on the Madison

Written by: Kaitlin Groundwater, Madison Valley Ranch


Madison shows off both her remarkable fashion sense and a beautiful brown trout from her namesake river.
Photos courtesy Madison Valley Ranch

Sometimes there are moments that just must be captured. We are always on the hunt for bigger fish, new waters, and the thrill of a tight line, but it is also valuable to reflect on what it is. . .

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Photos: Ladies’ Week on the Madison River

Written by: Kaitlin Groundwater, Madison Valley Ranch


Guest Linda is all smiles as she shows off an epic Madison River rainbow.
Photos courtesy Madison Valley Ranch

It was ladies’ week here at Madison Valley Ranch! The lodge hosted an all-women’s fly fishing trip from August 21 -25. In addition to guided fly-fishing on the Madison River, participants enjoyed. . .

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