Video: How to Fly-Fish for Bass, Part I

Recently, our friend Alvin Dedeaux of Orvis-endorsed All Water Guides in Austin, Texas, posted a three-part series of videos on how to get started fly-fishing for bass. He kicks things off by saying that many folks ask him why they . . .

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Stream to Salt III: How to Cover Water

In the previous installment, we discussed the importance of covering water in order to find fish, rather than continuing to try different flies in the same unproductive spot. But “covering water” is easier said than . . .

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Video Pro Tip: Be Ready to Strip Strike!

Most anglers know that the transition from trout fishing to casting for saltwater or big-game species can be fraught with peril. The deaded “trout strike” has resulted in the loss of countless tarpon, . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.03.22

Last month, we launched the film “Follow the Water,” which follows Simon and Hannah Perkins—cousins who are part of the third generation of the Perkins family to run Orvis—as they travel the length of the Everglades watershed, talking to scientists, . . .

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Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part I

Here, Tim explains what CDC (cul de canard) is and what distinguishes the two different types. (BTW, cul de canard translates as “duck butt.”) The way the fibers are arranged along the shaft of the feather sets the two apart, which is fascinating to . . .

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Video: 4 Tips For Getting Your Rod and Reel Ready to Fish

Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides is back with another helpful video, and although it’s aimed mostly at novice anglers, any guide will tell you that they see “experienced” fly fishers make these same mistakes all the time. A lot of newbies struggle to get their . . .

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