Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 03.02.18


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 offer a super-trouty selection from locations around the country and around the world: from Pennsylvania brown trout to Kamchatka rainbows, from Norwegian sea-run browns to Washington sea-run cutts, and from Driftless Area brook trout to New Zealand browns. In non-trout action, we feature redfish, golden dorado, and mahseer.

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 Orvis fly-fishing video theater: The Tug. As of today, there are exactly 1,435 great videos on the site!


We kick things off with a half a minute of New Zealand magic, in which you can see all the action: angler, fish, spotter, and fly.


Here’s a cool portrait of a passionate angler from Central Pennsylvania who shows off his home waters.


This excerpt from the film “Chalk” is simply glorious, with great cinematography and some lovely trout.


Our friend Ken Tanaka went out chasing redfish on Florida’s Mosquito Lagoon. Check out the full, 12-minute video here.


Wintertime in the Driftless isn’t for everyone, but those who brave the elements are richly rewarded.


Here’s a couple minutes of great trout action from northern Patagonia on the Argentina side.


We see very few videos about chasing sea-run cutthroats, so I’m always excited to run across a good one. This one was shot in November on Washington’s Puget Sound.


A little taste of Swedish dry-fly fishing that ends with a sweet brownie.


Here’s a cool minute of fishing for bull trout that ends with a lovely fish in the net.


Fishing for golden dorado in the small streams of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, south and west of the city.


A little sea trout action from the fjords of Norway, featuring some real beauties.


Taiwan is not known as a fly-fishing destination, but these scenes of chasing mahseer make it look like a lot of fun.


Finally, in case you missed it earlier this week, here’s the latest film from our old pal, Rolf Nylinder, shot on the Kamchatka Peninsula.

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