Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.20.15

Welcome to our 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’s collection features an even dozen videos from some pretty cool places, with a ton of saltwater and carp action.

For best results, watch all videos at full-screen and in high definition. Remember, we surf so you don’t have to. But if you do stumble upon something great that you think is worthy of inclusion in a future F5, please post it in the comments below, and we’ll take a look.

And don’t forget to check out the awesome all-new, improved Orvis fly-fishing video theater: The Tug. As of today, there are more than 525 killer videos on the site!

See you next week with a fresh set of films!

Lithuanian angler Vaidas Uselis is among the more innovative filmmakers working in fly fishing today, and this gorgeous, artistic video about winter fishing for seatrout in Norway is about a lot more than the fish.

Guide Christiaan Pretorius filmed his first guide season on Kamchatka’s Zhupanova River. Check out some of the world’s largest and most aggressive rainbow trout and white-spotted char.

Here’s a thrilling look at the bonefishing on the flats of Los Roques, Venezuela. The title sequence alone makes this awesome.

I never thought I’d see a good four-and-a-half minute trout fishing video with no fish in it, but the guys at OneFly have pulled it off, with great visuals and engaging characters.

David Frazier is a fly fisherman and fly tier who favors the small rivers and streams of Mississippi. For him, it’s not necessarily about the catch, but the experience.

Redfish in the Louisiana marsh can be incredibly stubborn, as evidenced by this fish, which endured 16 separate shots with a popper.

The carp fishing in Idaho can be pretty darned good, as depicted in this video, which is all action all the time.

Steelhead fishing in the Bulkley Valley of British Columbia has an epic quality to it, enhanced by the black-and-white photography and the haunting voice of the Man in Black.

This video from our pal Dan Decibel is overly long, but it gives you a sense of how much fun it would be to hang out with the Skinny Water Culture guys for a couple of days.

OMG! Our first-ever video from the Canary Islands, off the coast of Morocco, where they’ve got some killer fishing for stillwater carp.

We don’t often get videos from Tasmania, which is one of the world’s great trout-fishing destinations. Check out these beastly trout caught in very shallow water.

Finally, here’s a full, half-hour episode of The New Fly Fisher, featuring Tom Rosenbauer and Colin McKuen fishing the famed cinderworm hatch for striped bass in Rhode Island.

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