Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.15.17

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’s collection spans the globe, featuring productions from New Zealand, Belize, Sweden, Chile, and several locations right here in the good ol’ U.S. of A. Something for everyone!

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 exactly 1,410 great videos on the site!


We kick things off with a quickie from our pals at Trouts Fly Shop in Denver, who headed to the South Platte at Deckers to see what they could find.


A couple anglers chasing big browns in the remote East Cape region on the North Island of New Zealand.


Here’s a sort of hodgepodge look at saltwater fly fishing in Belize, featuring some cool overhead shots and a great soundtrack.


Filmed over a year in New Zealand, Christmas Island, Iceland, Mexico and England, this looks to be a pretty remarkable film, based on the trailer.


An ode to the beauty and serenity of Vermont’s wild trout streams, featuring some early fall angling goodness.


Floating the Henrys Fork provides some stunning scenery, as well as plenty of shots at large trout.


Swedish Lappland and its arctic char look pretty cool in slo-mo.


The latest episode of the “Find Your Water” series is a whirlwind tour of Los Angeles, featuring sharks, carp, bass, and more.


Here’s a short film following three anglers on a venture to Norway, chasing their first Atlantic salmon on the fly.


Owen Schatz and friends fished Colorado’s Poudre River for a couple days in the end of August and caught a decent number of brown trout on dry flies and nymphs.


I love small stream fishing, especially when there are big trout involved.


Just under a minute of the glorious Futaleufu River in Chile . . . .


If you like your fly-fishing videos ultra-mellow, then this beautiful look at stillwater trout in Austria is right up your alley.


We end with an amateur production from Ben McCracken, who captures all the magic of a float trip down the Grande Ronde River.

One thought on “Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.15.17”

  1. Must all fly fishing videos be accompanied by an erratic / disturbing sound track?
    Never heard heavy-metal / alt-protest music playing when I landed a nice trout….. or a small trout. Never heard foul language from my fishing buds when we hooked up on Sripers at The National Seashore.
    I appreciate the Orvis Fx5; you need to find higher quality alternatives.
    Perhaps Chas and Aimee could direct your selection; their material is the current Premium Quality.

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