Video: How to Gear Up for Wet Wading

In the latest how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, the former full-time Colorado guide shows you how to dress for success without donning waders. When you’re not wading deep and the weather is warm, why swaddle yourself in heavy . . .

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Podcast: Fly Patterns old and New, with Tim Flagler

This week, back by popular demand is Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions , who is one of the best fly-tying teachers around and also produces the best tying videos on the Internet. (See his One-Minute Tying Tips on our Fly Fishing blog or in the . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.02.19

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 fifteen killer productions, featuring . . .

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Essay and Photos: Fishing For Change in Honduras

There have been just a few experiences in my life that have rearranged my list of priorities and changed the course of my decisions. If you asked me to describe them and their impact on me, you would probably get a poorly articulated but . . .

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Video: Incredible Cicada Fishing in New Zealand

Every year, we run into cicadas in New Zealand. The country hosts 42 species of cicadas, which inhabit quite different ecosystems, and each has its own size, color, shape. They all have one thing in common though–an unmistakable chorus! The big, . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 07.31.19

Back in February 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it would invoke the Clean Water Act to protect Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine project. Yesterday, the agency withdrew those protections, claiming that . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Red Tag Wet Fly

The Red Tag dry fly has been around for about as long as Orvis has been. Invented in the 1850s by Martyn Flynn–a tier from Worcestershire, England–the dry version was designed to catch grayling. I first learned of the fly about 15 years ago when . . .

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A Quick Guide to Ennis, Montana

A winning equation for a small town is a good bar, a good main street and a good fly shop. If you’re near the Madison River in Montana, then that’s even better. That’s part of why Ennis, Montana, is a perfect place to be–whether you’re looking for . . .

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