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.

Take an All-New Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 05.24.18


Written by: Phil Monahan

Welcome to another edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. This week, we’ve got a brand-new quiz, featuring 20 questions (twenty!), about famous fly-fishing waters from around the country and around […]

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Pro Tips: 5 Keys to Fishing the Salmonfly Hatch on the Madison

Written by: Doug Casey, Montana Angler Fly Fishing


Each year, anglers from around the world head for Montana to see if they can hit the salmonfly hatch.
Photos by Doug Casey

The annual salmonfly hatch on Montana’s Madison River is one of fly fishing’s most storied and anticipated events. Salmonfly time is hands-down your best shot at landing a true trophy trout. . .

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Photos and Story from Hardly, Strictly Musky 2018

Written by: Seth Walker


Musky Dave shows off the fruits of all his labor, a 35-inch fly-caught musky.
Photos by Seth Walker

Each spring, a group of outcast fly fishermen gather in the hills of Tennessee for the annual Hardly, Strictly Musky fly-fishing tournament put on by Todd Gregory, owner of Towee Boats. It is not . . .

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Watch “Corazón” for FREE for the Next 48 Hours


Written by: Phil Monahan

Today’s the day: the fly fishing film “Corazón”–the final of three films that make up “The Scorpion Trilogy”–is showing for FREE on Amazon (for Prime members) and on Vimeo using the . . .

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