Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.12.21

Welcome to an all-new 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 an extremely international collection of videos, . . .

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5 Questions with Pat Clayton of Fish Eye Guy Photography

As water use debates continue to intensify throughout the West, one Montana man has discovered that pictures really are worth a thousand words. Pat Clayton–better known to online fans and gallery patrons as Fish Eye Guy–uses his remarkable . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Do Leaders and Tippets Expire?

Here’s another great episode in a video series called “Q&A,” from Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio. It’s a pretty self-explanatory title, methinks. In this video, Flechsig answers the question “Do leaders and tippet have an . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.10.21

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, The Everglades Foundation, Captains for Clean Water, Bullsugar.org, . . .

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Pro Tips: 3 Keys to Fighting Redfish

Fighting a big redfish on fly is quite a bit different than fighting a big trout. Not only is your equipment significantly upsized, but so are the fish and their environments, factors which combine to demand different techniques . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Junk Yard Dog Streamer

Stripping monster streamers for big trout is an increasingly popular game, but some of those articulated concoctions are unwieldy to cast, especially after they get wet. But Mike Schmidt’s. . .

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Book Excerpt: How to Catch Muskies in Fall

The days begin to get shorter and shorter. Weeds begin to die off. Water temperatures begin to fall, and the sun is lower in the horizon. These are all contributing factors that trigger a muskie into its fall transition. If you keep . . .

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Video: How to Make a Pinch Wrap

One thing that new fly tiers often struggle with is keeping materials in place during the tie-in process. Because you are wrapping thread around fine fibers or hairs, they often want to roll around . . .

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