Discovering the Magic of Christmas Island

Christmas Island (Kiritimati) is a destination that inspires adventure, and it is a mecca for anglers around the world. The fishing on Christmas Island is like no other saltwater destination on the planet, with nearly two dozen . . .

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Classic Video: Lee Wulff and Curt Gowdy Catching Huge Labrador Brook Trout

Here’s an amazing piece of television history, featuring Lee Wulff and Curt Gowdy flying into the Labrador bush in search of huge, wild brook trout. Traveling in Wulff’s famed SuperCub, with a canoe strapped to the floats, they fly over the amazing watery landscape. When they reach the Minipi watershed, they head out for. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Master the Reach Cast

In this great video from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center chapter on Finding Trout, casting instructor Pete Kutzer explains why the reach cast is so useful–because it incorporates a mend into the cast. This helps the . . .

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Video: How to Wrap Soft Hackle

Handling soft hackles can be tricky, as the fibers are long and wiggly. In this video, Tim shows you how to prepare the feather for tie-in, how to sweep the fibers rearward, and then how to actually wrap the hackle around the hook . . .

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Back to School: A Two-Day Course for Becoming a Better Angler

Most of us are self-taught anglers. A few books here, a few YouTube videos there, some trips with friends or older relatives, and you develop a grasp of the basics and then learn the rest by practice. This works just fine, and I’ve had four years of fun in . . .

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Podcast: Mouthful of Feathers Anthology, with Tom Reed

Acclaimed writer, conservationist, and bird hunter Tom Reed joins the podcast from his home in Pony, Montana. Tom was one of the instigators behind the blog at www.mouthfuloffeathers.com, which gathered the best contemporary voices in . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 12.16.22

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’re featuring ten great productions that will take you on adventures in all kinds of . . .

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