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.

A Father’s Legacy in the Remote Maine Woods

Written by: Matt J. Libby, Libby Camps


Matt P. Libby shows off a gorgeous Maine landlocked salmon.
Photo via Facebook

What do you say about growing up with a living legend? I say that a little in jest, but it’s true. Orvis lifetime achievement award, Legendary Maine Guide Award, Maine Tourism Hall of Fame . . .

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Photos: Bahamas Bonefish Recapture

Written by: Nick Roberts, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust


Perk Perkins prepares to release a tagged bonefish, after the data from the tag was retrieved.
Photo by Justin Lewis

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins caught and released bonefish BAP3435 while fishing last week with Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Bahamas Initiative Manager Justin Lewis. This fish was tagged on . . .

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11 Questions with Geri Meyer of Driftless Angler

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips


Geri Meyer shows off a gorgeous British Columbia cutthroat.
Photos courtesy Geri Meyer

Last year, The Orvis Company launched 50/50 on the Water, an aggressive initiative to introduce more women to the sport we love and to promote those already making a mark in the fly . . .

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Win a Helios 3 Fly Rod in Our #DadOutdoors Photo Contest!


Written by: Phil Monahan

John and Madison Dodge share an evening on Madison Valley Ranch’s “Jurassic Pond.”
Photos courtesy Madison Valley Ranch

Father’s Day is fast approaching, so we’re celebrating dads in the outdoors with a great photo contest on Instagram and Facebook. If you’ve got a great image of a dad enjoying the outdoors . . .

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