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, we serve up a baker’s dozen videos, covering a wide variety of locations and species. From trout in Chilean Patagonia to a saltwater grand slam in the Keys, and from high-country bass to lowcountry redfish. There’s a little bit of something for everyone, including a couple of long films about killer destinations.
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.
We kick things off with this cool video from somewhere in Italy, where the landscape will try the soul of even the hardiest adventurer. But there are wild trout in those mountains, if you’re willing to make the trek.
When angler Jon Ng, Capt Rob Kramarz, and video man Kevin DeGulis headed out in search of a grand slam, all the stars aligned.
This cool minute-and-a-half stoke reel from Fly Fishing Nation ought to get the blood pumping.
Just 15 seconds of pure Montana goodness from Connor Tapscott.
Slow down and immerse yourself in the lowcountry marshes and waterways that surround Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
The gang from Trouts Fly Fishing got out on the bass pond before work for some morning warmwater action.
I love this idea of a full-family fly-fishing adventure in Colorado.
Derek Schmidt shot this video on a week long fly fishing trip to southwest Montana with his dad and a couple of his brothers.
Here’s a pretty long video (15 minutes) about the vast angling opportunities for trout and salmon in Chilean Patagonia.
The folks from The Element went in search of Guadalupe Bass in Texas Hill Country.
Here’s a quick hit from the Driftless Area, featuring a fine catch as seen from above.
Chugging poppers at dawn can be a lot of fun.
Finally, here’s a great full episode of our pal Ken Tanaka’s “Wush4Fish,” in which he travels to the Spanish Pyrenees to fish with our other pal, Ivan Tarin, of Salvelinus Fly Fishing. I have done this trip and can vouch for its fabulousness.
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