Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.17.15

Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, featuring the best videos from around the world. This week, our collection of 11 videos features a li’l bit o’ this, a li’l bit o’ that: from the flats of the Sudan to the freestone streams of Vermont and from the spring creeks of southern Patagonia to one of western Canada’s gems.

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 now 739 great videos on the site!

See you next week with a fresh set of films!


Here’s a beautiful short film about fly fishing for big brown trout with a fiberglass rod, which just happens to have been made by my old friend and mentor, Larry Kenney.


Just over a minute of fly-fishing for one of the legendary fish of the flats, the triggerfish. Anglers comb the coast of Sudan, braving wind and tides for a strike from on of these ghosts.


Our good friends Dave and Amelia Jensen float the famed Bow River of Alberta and capture some great footage of rising trout and talks to folks on the river about the seasons of the Bow.


Juvenile tarpon in the mangroves of the Indian River Lagoon are a hoot, as this video from the latest issue of Southern Culture on the Fly makes clear.


In case you missed it earlier in the week, here’s the epic “carp on Tenkara” video you’ve been waiting for, from scumliner media and feature our own Shawn “Diddy” Combs.


Here’s a quickie about dry-fly fishing on Río Coyle Norte, in far southern Argentine Patagonia.


You don’t hear a lot about smallmouths in New Mexico, but David Goodrich knows where they live.


And here’s more from Argentina’s southern Patagonia region, as anglers chase brown trout and brook trout in spring creeks.


The Upper Paraná is huge water, and it also hold some pretty big golden dorado. This trailer for an upcoming film on the area features some airborne beauties.


The last time the Geobass crew headed to Papua New Guinea, they got beat up pretty bad. Apparently, this just left them wanting more. . . .


Finally, here’s the latest installment of Vermont’s own The Meadows Project, and this episode touches on the ideas of patience, grandeur, and camaraderie.

8 thoughts on “Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.17.15”

  1. Please do not show video’s from N.M. Hollywood has already come to N.M. with all the movies being shot here. Don’t want anglers to flock here in droves too. In the words of Gandalf the grey, “Keep it secret, keep it safe.” Thanks!!!

    1. Yea, good luck with that Brandon. Just so you won’t worry I will not be in NM anytime soon. I will be in Wyoming so everyone no movies of that either.

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