The Orvis fly-fishing blog celebrates all things fly fishing, featuring top-notch articles, tips, photos, videos, podcasts and the latest fly-fishing news. From trout fishing in the famed rivers of Montana to brown-lining for carp in the urban jungle to chasing sailfish of the coast of Baja, we cover all sides of the sport we love. Regular features include Tuesday Tips, which will make you a better angler, and the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, made up of the best videos from around the world.

5 Tips to Prepare for a Fly-Fishing Trip Out West

Written by: Dave Brown, Dave Brown Outfitters


When it’s time to cast to that fish of a lifetime, make sure you’re prepared.
Photos by Dave Brown

I love talking with clients during booking season.They are stoked about planning a trip, and so am I.The conversation often starts off about time frames, rivers, and lodging, of course, and we. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week XLVI: Jennifer Cornell


Written by: Phil Monahan

Reel Women’s Jennifer Cornell shows off a gorgeous Patagonia brown trout.
Photos courtesy Jennifer Cornell

Jennifer Cornell is a co-owner of Reel Women Fly Fishing Adventures, a guiding operation run by women anglers. (Her partner is Lori-Ann Murphy.) From June through October, Jennifer. . .

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Story and Photos: Learning to Love the Outdoors Again

Written by: Michael O’Brien


Miranda’s personal-best brown trout, landed last weekend, taped at 24 inches.
Photo by Michael O’Brien

When Miranda and I met about six years ago, she wasn’t interested in the outdoors. She had fished and even done some hunting when she was younger, but she didn’t keep up with it through high . . .

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