Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.10.20

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 an even dozen videos, including . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Set the Hook

The latest video in the series “Q&A” from Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio, he ansers several questions about hook-setting. He addresses the proper way to maintain control of your line, the correct angle to set the hook with you . . .

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Video: How to Catch Great Lakes Steelhead

The latest episode of the Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing television show is all about those potadromous rainbow trout often referred to as “Great Lakes steelhead.” Host Tom Rosenbauer and his guests talk . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Half Chubby Chernobyl

The original Chubby Chernobyl–which Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions showed us how to tie here–was born on Utah’s Green River and is one of Tom Rosenbauer’s favorite dry flies for small-stream brook-trout fishing. But if . . .

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Classic Pro Tip: 15 Steps to Fishing a Mountain Trout Stream


The key to catching lots of brookies from a mountain stream is to move fast and hit all the right spots.
Photo by Sandy Hays

The keys to catching good numbers of trout on steep mountain streams are stealth and speed. Wild brook trout are wary, fast, and can hide in tiny spaces. There are lots of predators that. . .

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