Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.17.21

Welcome to a classic edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. I had a bit of oral surgery this morning, which left me somewhat whacked out, so this week, we’ve got a . . .

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3 Classic Fly Patterns Worth Revisiting This Fall

Fall fishing often requires a more technical approach as water levels drop and hatches become smaller and scarcer. While these conditions may not typically bring to mind the clunky old classics, a few old school fly patterns still manage to excel when . . .

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Don’t Miss These Fall Fly-Fishing Facebook Live Events!

October is our annual Fall Orvis Days celebration, and each Thursday evening of the month, there will be a Facebook Live event featuring a different host and guest discussing time-tested fall techniques that will help you catch more trout. You can find . . .

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Don’t Miss These Fall Dog Facebook Live Events!

October is our annual Fall Orvis Days celebration, and throughout the month, there will be Facebook Live events featuring a different host and guest discussing topics that will help make your life with your best friend better and more enjoyable for . . .

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The One that Got Away: Lost Gold

Back in 2012, some friends approached me with the opportunity to be a “test client” for a fly-fishing operation they were trying to establish deep in the Bolivian Amazon. Thrilled by the photos of big golden dorado they showed off, and tempted by the . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Conehead Bunny Muddler

In this great video, Tim ties a heavily weighted slinky version of the Muddler, featuring a tungsten cone and plenty of lead-free wire. The bunny tail and rubber legs offer plenty of lifelike motion, and two kinds of flash material add to the pattern’s . . .

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Pro Tips: How Close Should You Get to a Rising Trout?

Okay, so you’ve spotted a rising fish. You should probably start casting to it immediately, before it stops rising, right? No. First, you should think about how you should position yourself to get the best presentation. One thing that . . .

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