Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 03.20.20

Welcome to an all-new 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 baker’s dozen videos, with production values ranging from auteur-level to cell-phone. These videos will help you escape to the far corners of the globe–Australia, Argentina, Swedish Lapland–as well as to some of the more beautiful waters of this great country.

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.

We kick things off with a great film about bushwhacking and floating for big brook trout in northern Minnesota.
Floating Montana’s Smith River is a Bucket List trip for many anglers. Here’s why.
Just a minute of trout fishing in Australia’s Snowy Mountains.
Typically great stuff from the Jensens, and Amelia does a great job feeding a fish.
Ever wonder what it’s like to work at a fly-fishing dude ranch?
How to tell a great fly-fishing story in 20 seconds.
While not a great piece of filmmaking, this battle between one man and one trout is riveting.
Only slightly longer, this striped-bass story is really engaging.
Sweden’s Torne River is a true paradise for grayling fishing.
A teenager and his dad find magic on a winter Colorado stream.
Some young anglers explore the magic of fly fishing, even when you get skunked.
Fishermen of Bristol Bay, AK speak on the value of their fishery to communities and the ongoing threat of the proposed Pebble Mine.
Finally, here’s the latest brilliant film from Tight Loops, about fly-fishing in far northern Quebec.

One thought on “Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 03.20.20”

  1. Hey Tom,
    my name’s Maurice from Germany. If you remember, I asked a question for the fly box on saltwater fishing in the Maldives. Well, you responded and gave me valuable tips for my trip I made this past December. Since I had my camera with me and I made a short movie about my trip, I want to show you how it went. Please enjoy!
    I would really appreciate it, if you shared this video in one of your future editions of the OFFFFF.
    Thank you!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=em5plYEztmw&t=3s

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