Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 03.20.15

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 offers a baker’s dozen, heavy on the warmwater fish, especially pike, with some philosophy thrown in for good measure.

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 550 killer videos on the site!

See you next week with a fresh set of films!


This is a beautiful profile of a bush pilot in British Columbia and a trip into a backcountry lake to catch wild trout.


Our pal from the UK, Matt Dunkinson, is back with a very short video that really captures the violence of a pike striking a fly.


Here’s a very cool promo for an upcoming web series that features all kinds of locations and fish species. It’s just the good stuff.


DIY fishing in The Bahamas is becoming a bit of a trend–to the chagrin of some anglers–and this video offers a cool look at a few days’ fishing at an undisclosed location.


The folks from The New Fly Fisher shot a show at Riverkeep Lodge in Labrador, and they released this short trailer featuring a stunning brookie.


A “mad minute” of South Island fly fishing produces a pretty nice brown trout.


Here’s a look at one man’s first day on the water for 2015, in a video with a cool visual flavor.


We rarely get good surf-fishing videos, and catching redfish on foot looks like a great time.


If you’re in the mood for a little philosophy, here’s a rumination on the value of water and fly fishing. There are some cool visuals here.


Casting for mahseer in the jungle rivers of Thailand looks like a real blast. I love the way these fish attack the fly.


More good pike-fishing video, this time from Denmark, where the canals are full of snot rockets!


This is not a video with high production values, but it really captures a certain kind of New England fly fishing. . .the kind I grew up with.


There’s not a ton of fly fishing in this video about a trip to Montana’s Rock Creek Valley, but the scenery and camaraderie are wonderful.

4 thoughts on “Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 03.20.15”

  1. Es tan hermoso todo lo que publican a mi me gusta mucho este super deporte que es la pesca a mosca muchas felicidades y sigan adelante un saludo y un abraso desde Puebla Mexico

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  3. Here is a quick little anticipation clip highlighting the transition from winter to spring and the upcoming steelhead run. It was filmed on Oak Orchard Creek, a Lake Ontario Trib, in Western NY.

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