Wednesday Wake-Up Call 02.13.19

The anti-Pebble coalition is keeping its powder dry for an important public-comment period in the coming weeks.
Image Cory Luoma, Fly Out Media

Yesterday, the Unite States Senate passed a massive public-lands conservation bill, with remarkable bipartisan support. With a vote of 92-8, the National Resources Management Act now heads to . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.26.18

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 serve up an even dozen videos from around the world and around the country. Things are starting to heat up in the . . .

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Finding Solitude, and Trout, on Yellowstone’s “Less-Fished” Waters

Written by: Brian La Rue


The Lewis River below the falls offers fine fishing, but with quite a few spectators.
All photos courtesy brain LaRue

I love Yellowstone and all it offers. Before starting a family, my wife and I would go to the park early and late in the season. Now with a couple school-age kids, vacation windows are more limited, so we find ourselves joining the herds of summer vacations each year. But you. . .

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Photos: Grand Slam in California’s Little Lakes Valley

Written by: Brian La Rue, Orvis Reno


The browns, brookies, and goldens weren’t big, but they were eager.
All photos by Brian La Rue

Sometimes, chasing backcountry trout and a little solitude are more appealing to me than battling for a hog in an easy access, roadside pool. There is nothing wrong with a. . .

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Photos: The Varied Fly-Fishing Opportunities of the Bay Area

Written by: Nathan Cook, Fishing Manager of Orvis San Jose


The options within a two-hour drive from San Jose will surprise you.
Photo by Mark Schaller

Over the course of this spring and summer, I’ve had the great pleasure to meet hundreds of fly anglers from San Jose and the Bay Area, ranging in skills from seasoned veterans to “never picked up a fly rod in my life.” The San Francisco Bay Area is. . .

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