Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.24.15

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 16 videos will take you from the wintery streams of New Zealand’s North Island to the tropical flats off Islamorada.

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 768 great videos on the site!

See you next week with a fresh set of films!


We kick things off with a killer video from Argentina’s Limay River, featuring big browns taking to the air.


There is some stunning tarpon action in this latest production from Livit Films, shot out of Islamorada in the Florida Keys.


I never get tired of seeing the stunning blue water of Slovenia, as well as the big rainbows and marble trout that live in those rivers.


New Mexico is promoting its killer fishing for tiger muskies in Bluewater Lake with this sweet video. Count me in.


So you thought our winter was the only time to fish in New Zealand? Guess again. . . .


This looks like it’s going to be a gorgeous film by a French production team about fishing for brown trout in a chalk stream.


Our favorite young filmmakers from Wisconsin are back, kicking it on the Kinnickinnic River. Young Aric has got some skillz.


A TV segment from Colorado highlights the fishing opportunities around Vail and captures some cool Rocky mountain action in the process.


This is just 25 seconds of stonefly awesomeness.


Our old pal Luke Bannister is back, casting caddis dry flies on a bamboo rod to wild brown trout in an upland stream.


From New Mexico comes a video that’s pretty much standard fare, albeit well done, but when you get to the fish at the end: Whoa.


Here’s a beautiful video that proves that even small rainbows can offer a satisfying day on a freestone stream in Washington’s Cascade Mountains.


As far as amateur travelogues go, this video is pretty darned good, capturing some great action on the flats near El Pescador in Belize.


This guy is a candidate for Dad of the Year.


This is a dream trip: a 17-mile solo hike to fish for wild, native cutthroats in a glorious stream in Utah’s Uinta Mountains.


He finish off with a beautiful film about a French bamboo-rod builder named Zarn. The process of making these rods is fascinating to watch.

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