Video: A Master Class in Euro-Nymphing

In this excellent video from “The New Fly Fisher,” Jesse Haller teaches the essentials of European nymphing on the famed trout waters of the Farmington River in Connecticut. A product developer at Orvis, Jesse is the driving force behind our new line . . .

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Video: Good-to-Have Fly-Tying Tools

In last week’s video, Tim discussed those tools he deems absolutely essential, and here he lists the next level down: those tools you may not absolutely need but will make your time at the vise much easier and . . .

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5 Tips for Catch and Release Fly Fishing

Protecting a trout after you’ve brought it to the next can help ensure that it survives to fight another day.
Photos by Patrick Blackdale

Few things are more exciting that catching a big fish, but it’s important that you keep your head at the point when that fish is most vulnerable. Keeping our fisheries healthy and thriving is a team effort that begins with anglers on the stream. Science has . . .

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Tackle Tune-Up: Fly Line Maintenance

Over the course of a season, your fly line can collect dirt and grime, which make the line more difficult to cast and less likely to float well. Before you get out on the water this year, take the time to clean your fly line. Orvis Grand . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 04.09.21

This week, we’ve got ten killer clips, mostly from North America, to get you stoked for spring fishing. From Kentucky to Alberta and from Austria to Belize, there’s a destination here to spark your imagination. . . .

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Video: A Light in the Dark, or Why We Fly-Fish

Here’s a cool, ruminative video from Wesley Johnson that ponders the question of why fly fishing is so important to so many of us. As the video features beautiful shots of the water, birds, and . . .

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