Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 04.28.17

Written by: Phil Monahan

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 was a bit light on new videos, but we’ve got ten great productions that run the gamut from king salmon in Argentina to sea trout in Sweden. Homegrown videos feature Texas redfish, Colorado browns, and a brief trip down Montana’s iconic Smith River.

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 more than 1,340 great videos on the site!

We kick things off with a cool new video from our pal Trey Mullen in Wyoming, featuring his first floats of the year on the North Platte.

Check out the mad blitzes of bluefin tuna in this trailer for an upcoming film about chasing these incredibly powerful, fast fish.

In less than a minute, this video captures the majesty of the remote Smith River in Montana.

A king salmon will put a serious bend in a two-handed fly rod, as Patrik Lagerlof found out in Argentina.

There are SUPs everywhere nowawdays, much to Tom Rosenbauer’s chagrin. Here’s a cool video from Southern Chile and Patagonia region, featuring gorgeous scenery and some nice trout.

I love the vide of this video about fly fishing for sea trout on the west coast and east coast of Sweden.

Some of the crew from Trouts Fly Fishing land some nice Arkansas River brown trout on a chilly early spring day.

The inshore waters between the mainland and the barrier islands off Corpus Christie, Texas, hold redfish and other species.

Self-shot videos are so 2012, but I enjoyed this look at the Gunnison Gorge. Stay for the ending, in which you learn the value of not saying too much during the fight.

We finish up with a full episode of “The New Fly Fisher,” shot in northern Quebec, as host Bill Spicer takes shots at huge brook trout and landlocked salmon.

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