Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 09.01.23

Welcome to the another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we’ve got just eight videos, a collection of long . . .

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Video: Two Tips to Make You a Better Caster

In the latest installment in the series about fly casting from the folks at Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio, Brian Flechsig goes back to basics: He focuses on two underrated yet foundational concepts of casting. After 30 years of teaching . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: 08.30.23

Back in May, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a 5-4 ruling in favor of the plaintiff in Sackett v. EPA—rolled back federal safeguards for wetlands under Clean Water Act. Justice Brett Kavanaugh, breaking ranks with his conservative colleagues, arguied that the . . .

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Videos: How to Tie Jack’s Knot and Jack’s 2.0

A few years ago, in the comments section of a post called “The Only Two Knots You Need for Fly Fishing,” reader Myron wrote, “Jack’s knot is soooooo much better than any clinch knot. Easier to tie and much stronger!” In reply to Myron’s comment, . . .

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Video: Tom’s Tips on How to Fish a Dry-Dropper Rig

Here’s a great little primer on when and how to fish dry-dropper rigs, courtesy of Tom Rosenbauer and The New Fly Fisher. Tom talks about when to use these tandem rigs and which patterns work best. Plus, you get to watch him fish with a dry-dropper . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Cinnamon Flying Ant

The Cinnamon Ant has long been one of my “go-to” patterns, from May through September, so I was excited to see that Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions featured the fly in this week’s . . .

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