Video: Kelly Galloup’s Streamer Secrets

Michigander-turned-Montanan Kelly Galloup has built his reputation on big-streamer design and fishing techniques. In the latest episode of "Streamer Chronicles," Galloup describes his . . .
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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 11.16.18

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, we've got a fascinating collection of eleven videos that . . .
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#MomentofChill 11.16.18: Homeward Bound

The watershed of Alaska’s Bristol Bay is home to the world’s last great wild-salmon population. Each year, more than 50 million sockeyes enter the system, returning to their natal . . .
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Video Pro Tips: How to Get Started Nymphing

One of the great things about fly fishing is that there are so many ways to do almost every part of the sport. For instance, I am not a huge fan of split shot and rarely use them, but I have . . .
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Video: Incredible Footage of Dorado Chasing Down Prey

While this is not a fly-fishing video, it is a flying-fish video and most definitely the coolest thing you'll see today. These scenes from an episode of the BBC's "The Hunt" is called "Hunger at. . .
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How to Tie Steve Cobb’s Thanksgiving Turkey Fly

The author's original pattern went viral on social media a few years ago. All photos by Steve Cobb
Steve Cobb's Santa Fly has been a favorite on this blog for a few years now, and he was kind enough to show us how to tie it a couple years ago. That post was such a big hit that I asked . . .
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#MomentofChill Launches Today!

The holiday season is a time of joy and fellowship, but it can also put a person through the wringer. According to the American Psychological Association, 70% of Americans feel increased stress due to lack of time, the pressure of gift-giving, and . . .
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Fish Facts: Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

The author with a beautiful 22-pound Atlantic caught in June from Norway's Gaula River. Photo by Sandy Hays
For many anglers, the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is the ultimate fly-rod quarry because of the rich history and culture that goes along with pursuing these elusive fish: from the famed. . .
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