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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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.05.21

Welcome to the latest 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 offered slim pickings, so I’ve woven in a few great videos from F5s of the past. The resulting . . .

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Podcast: Plan your dream trip to Alaska

Everyone should experience Alaska at least once in their lifetime, and if you are a fly fisher, it is a place like no other. But there are different seasons, even during their short summer, and if you have your heart set on a particular species, you need to pay . . .

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Ask the Experts: When to Stay vs. When to Move

We’ve all experienced it: sometimes the trout just stop biting. Maybe they were active earlier in the day and are resting now; or they’re focused on a different food source; or maybe they’ve moved to an entirely different location. The only certainty is, . . .

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