Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 10.18.19

Welcome to the another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we serve up fourteen videos from destinations around the world, and their are a few unusual ones that aren’t all about action. But don’t worry, there are plenty of scenes of anglers fighting bonefish, trout, taimen, and more.

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 old, but awesome, Orvis fly-fishing video theater: The Tug. There are more than 1,250 great videos on the site, and you can search for exactly what you want to see.

We kick things off with the latest full release from Todd Moen of CATCH Magazine, featuring a dashing Brian O’Keefe chasing big bonefish from an SUP in The Bahamas.
This isn’t technically a fly-fishing video, but I’ll watch anything featuring our pals Rolf Nylinder and Håvard Stubö. Here, they consider a magical rising trout called the Yellow King.
Here’s some #5050onthewater action from the Blue Ridge of North Georgia, featuring Kory Chastain and Cassie Spurling.
The Irigoyen and its sister systems in southernmost Tierra del Fuego look absolutely magical in this promo video.
One man’s quest to catch a bull trout on a fly . . . .
Anyone who has kids will appreciate the effort and the force of will required to accomplish this feat. Bravo to this couple for introducing their young’uns to the outdoors and fly fishing at such an early age.
Some realtors try to sell their location as a fly-fishing destination, and it sure does look like a great place to live.
Here’s a gorgeous teaser for an upcoming film about fly fishing for trout in Denmark.
Mongolian taimen on a popper? Yes, please!
Here’s a beautiful video about a group of kids from Joey’s Fly Fishing Challenge–an organization that “strives to introduce children to the special and unique sport of fly fishing while fostering a lifelong passion and appreciation for the beauty of the outdoors”–attempting the Wyoming Cutt Slam. There’s a second video after the credits, about a special friendship developing on the water.
This is a cool look at opening weekend in Australia’s New South Wales.
This looks like a great trip to British Columbia for Steelhead on the Bulkley and Morice rivers.
I stumbled on this animation of a brown trout and find it absolutely mesmerizing.
We finish with a little action from the Emerald Isle, where the pace is slow and serene.

One thought on “Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 10.18.19”

  1. The video from the Morice and Bulkley brings back many memories. When you get into a fish there, it’s a thrill. The two bear shots are of Blacks. No Grizzlies, thank goodness. Some people aren’t bothered by Grizzlies but my heart is in my mouth half the time, especially when I’m floating down river and don’t know what I’ll find on the next gravel bar around the corner. The first time I fished the Morice, a man from the US was mauled almost to death early one evening. He lost half his low jaw. But hey, that’s just me. In this video, the fishermen were in a jet boat. Not only does that increase the odds of catching, it also reduces the likelihood of meeting a Grizzly.

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