Photo: Monster Taimen from Mongolia

Almost five feet of Mongolian taimen is a lot to handle. Photo courtesy Fish Mongolia
Last week, Dr. Jay Neumann and his guide/zen master Zolboo Bodonguud from Fish Mongolia were able to land this fish of a lifetime on their Classic Canyons Float Trip. More incredibly, this . . .
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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.31.18

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we've got a dozen videos, with a . . .
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The 2018 “20 Days in September” Contest Starts Tomorrow!

Last year's winning photo, by Delano Jennings, was a study in reflections and textures. Photo by Delano Jennings
For anglers who spend the summer chasing different fish species in rivers, lakes, and saltwater, the advent of fall can seem bittersweet. Back in 2015, to ensure that we make the most of the late . . .
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Podcast: When you Catch and Keep, with Steven Rinella, a.k.a. the MeatEater

Steven Rinella with an Alaska salmon ready for the cooler. Photo via Facebook
This week, I have a fun discussion with Steve Rinella of the “MeatEater” podcast, TV show, and book. If you’re a diehard catch-and-release-always angler, you may want to pass this . . .
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Take an All-New Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 08.30.18

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, . . .
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Pro Tips: Bill Tapply’s Top 10 Basic Flies

Written by: William G. Tapply
Bill Tapply fishes a Western spring creek. Photo courtesy williamgtapply.com
Ever since I hung up my vest in favor of a pack, out of deference to my creaky back, I’ve carried just two fly boxes with me. One box I load up with imitations of what I expect to encounter. . .
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Classic Pro Tips: How to Make Good Short Casts

Based on what you see when folks are trying out new fly rods at a consumer show, you might believe that fly-fishing requires super-long casts all the time, but that's simply not. . .
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Photo and Story: A Summer Steelhead on a Mouse Pattern

Baptiste had come a long way to catch such a stunning fish on a mouse pattern. Photo by Devon Carr
As fly fishers, we often believe that we deserve a fish. Perhaps you deserve that fish because you made so many great casts and drifts. or you believe that your bad luck is due to run out. This . . .
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