Video: Grouseman

For wingshooting guide Steve Grossman, the hunt is about so much more than shooting a limit of birds. Ever since he was a teenager, he has devoted himself to chasing wild birds and training dogs. He is a student of his art, constantly learning . . .

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Photos: Week Three of Our “20 September Days” Contest

It’s Day 23 of our “20 September Days” Photo Contest, which means that we have exactly a week left in our challenge. I’m in good shape and should hit the 20-day mark today; how about you? I’m looking forward to finishing the month in far northern . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.20.19

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. Here’s an all-new collection of wonderful. . .

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Ask the Experts: Floating Line or Sinking Tip for Streamers?

This Battenkill brown fell for a sparse marabou streamer fished on a floating line with no weight on the leader.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Last week, we introduced a new weekly “Ask the Experts” Column and asked you to pose some questions for our panel of experts. The first question comes from reader Alex Belonga, who . . .

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Pro Tip: How to Cast Heavy Streamers

Big, lead-eye streamers, such as Schultzy’s S3 Sculpin, require a different kind of casting.
Photo via

Heavy flies present casters with several troubling problems. We are all taught that good casting means throwing nice, tight loops and that high line speed makes for longer, more accurate. . .

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