Video: How to Tie the Douglas Salmon Camp Swinger

‘Tis the season for swinging flies to tempt salmon and steelhead throughout the country, whether you live in the Pacific Northwest, the Midwest, or the Northeast. Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions recently spent time . . .

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Video Tuesday Tip: Long- vs Short-Line Nymphing


Tom gets it done with a short line and a nymph.
Photo courtesy howtoflyfish.orvis.com

We all wish we could fish dry flies or strip streamers this time of year, but the reality is that, day in and day out, nymph fishing is the most reliable way to catch trout. How you choose to. . .

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Video: Glossy vs. Penetrating Finishes

Here, Tim explains when you want to use a glossy finish–one that stands out from the fly materials, and when you should go with a penetrating fish–one that soaks into the materials. The effects of each are quite different, . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.02.20

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 fourteen . . .

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Happy 10th Anniversary to Us!

Ten years ago last week, We launched Orvis News–at the old address, orvisnews.com–and Monday marked the tenth anniversary of my becoming an Orvis associate. (I had been working a freelancer for a few months already.) So I . . .

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