Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.08.20

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 serve up 14 videos, featuring some glorious scenes from exotic destinations, such as the Seychelles, British Columbia, Slovenia, and Norway. Today, angling travel isn’t really an option, so these films take us to the special places we can dream of visiting while we wait for things to open up again. There’s also some homegrown action, which reminds us what’s available out our back doors.

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.

If you’re hungry for more gorgeous films, we’ve created a page where you can find 10 “Orvis Presents” films, which tell amazing stories of the adventure and wonder in Nature. Click here to watch!

Here’s a killer production that’s not only a great fly-fishing video, but it’s also a feel-good story of three fishing buddies who all made their own ways in the business but stayed connected. WARNING: Language.
Orvis ambassador Hilary Hutcheson chases bull trout and cutthroats in British Columbia’s Elk River system.
Our pal Håvard Stubø, of Jazz & Fly Fishing, is soon to release a new film, and based on this trailer, it’ll be worth the wait.
Slovenia’s stunning landscapes and rivers are the stuff of dreams.
The 2019 cicada hatch on Utah’s Green River was something to behold.
The Bahamas took a big hit from hurricane Dorian last August. This pre-lockdown video talks about how we can all help when it’s time to travel again.
Opening Day in southern Ontario is special for a man passionate about fly fishing.
Winter fishing can be tough, but it still feeds the urge.
Sight-fishing for cobia is a close-up experience.
Here’s a beautiful look at a small creek near Salzburg, which looks pretty magical.
Casting to tailing carp is all about stealth, . . . until all hell breaks loose.
Riley Brown had a pretty good day on Montana’s most famous trout river.
Oh, man. Imagine fishing in western Wyoming 70 years ago. No soundtrack on much of this, but it’s a cool historical document of the time.
Finally, here’s a great video from the American Museum of Fly Fishing, which features some of the most iconic saltwater fly fishers of the past century.

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