Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.26.16

Welcome the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we feature the best videos from around the world. This week, we’ve got sixteen killer productions that will take you to the four corners of the globe: from New Zealand to northern Gemany, and from Tierra del Fuego to northern British Columbia. We’ve also got a plethora of species—both fresh and salty—on display, as well!

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 1,100 great videos on the site!

See you next week with a fresh set of films!


We kick things off with two minutes of trouty goodness from Chilean Patagonia, courtesy of our pals at The New Fly Fisher. Great scenery and great fish!


Oh, my. Just the usual from New Zealand, including some spectacular trout and cool underwater footage. Plus, there’s some smooth jazz!


Rising fish during a big mayfly hatch on a Norwegian river offer a great opportunity to break out the fiberglass rod for extra-delicate presentations.


This beautiful video from American Rivers features iconic angler Jack Dennis and his grandson, as well as an important message about river conservation.


This video made my day. Six-year-old George Murphy casts for Australian Bass in the Coldstream, Orara and Clarence Rivers, and his excitement is infectious. Start ’em young!


Our pals from Three Rivers Ranch headed down to Belize and came back with this great video of saltwater-flats action.


This video about fishing for Atlantic salmon on Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula doesn’t have the highest production values, but it tells a complete story and features some gorgeous salmon.


More great stuff from Kiwiland, as a group of anglers fishes some larger waters in a stunning valley.


A glorious, sunny November day offers the opportunity to chase stripers in the Northeast.


Fly-fishing for native rainbow trout, dolly varden and bull trout in the wilds of the Taku River looks amazing in this video from northern British Columbia.


I can vouch for the beauty of both the waters and the fish in Slovenia, and this one-minute video captures both very well.


Bill and Kyle are fly-fishing buddies, and they seem to be having a great time on this tropical adventure. I don’t recommend going shirtless, though. . . .


Winter fly fishing for seatrout in Norway is for the hardy, but the fish can be beautiful.


Enjoy this short clip of anglers fishing for big rainbows on Colorado’s Roaring Fork last fall.


Here’s a cool look at how to do the bonefish sampling that will help researchers at Bonefish & Tarpon Trust. If you cast for bones, there’s no reason you can’t be part of this vital effort.

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This video is too long, at almost 10 minutes, but you’ll enjoy seeing the huge pike these anglers catch in the brackish waters off Germany’s Rügen island.


This is a full 30-minute episode of “Hooked on the Fly” that takes you to chase sea-run browns at the bottom of Argentina.

One thought on “Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.26.16”

  1. For consideration in a Friday Film Fest:

    https://vimeo.com/156977604

    We spent a long weekend at Orvis endorsed outfitter in Pittsburgh, NH – Cabins at Lopstick. I used a 4wt superfine glass all weekend – on the smaller stream my brother used a 3wt superfine carbon. Not a ton of action shots, but we managed to get some fish on film.

    Cheers,
    Andrew

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