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.

Videos: Fly Fishing Journeys Through Labrador and Newfoundland


Written by: Phil Monahan

Yeah, I know: they’re commercials. But our friends at The New Fly Fisher have a great eye for incredible scenery and wonderful fly-fishing action. If you love huge brook trout, you get an. . .

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Photos: A Striper Morning on Maine’s Kennebec River

Written by: Capt. Dave Pecci, Obsession Sportfishing Charters


Schoolie stripers offered a great morning’s enjoyment for this Westerner.
Photos by Capt. Dave Pecci

Longtime client John Kern from Salt Lake City joined me on the Kennebec for a morning of striped-bass fly fishing. We had a dropping tide, as we headed out at 5:30 a.m., and as we rounded. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Catch Carp on the Fly


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

These fish are hard to fool and tough to land.
Photo courtesy Tom Rosenbauer

In the Facebook comments below last night’s post “How to Fish Wet Flies and Nymphs, with Tom Rosenbauer,” reader Jett Morris asked for similar information about carp fishing. So here’s. . .

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Photos: Saying Goodbye to Arizona’s Mountain Streams


Written by: Phil Monahan

There is nothing like a fresh rod set-up and some small-stream wild trout to break it in.
Photo by Tyler Coleman

This is a bittersweet post for me, as this was my last trip fishing the Arizona small creeks as a resident of the state. The time has come to relocate my family to Michigan, where we have. . .

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Story: Chasing Carp on a Summer Saturday


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

The Bonefish Bitters was Shawn’s secret weapon for the day.
Photos by Shawn Combs

There are few things in life more enjoyable than a hall pass, a gorgeous summer day, and a plan to explore new water relatively close to home.  Last Friday, Shawn “Diddy” Combs, our head. . .

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Photos: A Young Angler on a Quest

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips


This gorgeous smallmouth allowed Christopher Watt to get one step closer to his goal.
Photos by Kip Vieth

It’s always good to see young people embrace the great sport of fly fishing. No one in my recent memory embraces it more than Christopher Watt. He’s a young man on a quest to catch a. . .

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