Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, made up of the best videos from around the world. This week, we feature fourteen great video from around the world, including such exotic locales as Iceland, Labrador, Russia, and . . .New Jersey?
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 929 great videos on the site!
See you next week with a fresh set of films!
We kick things off with a stunning trailer from Brothers on the Fly, who traveled to Iceland to find out about the state of conservation in a country where fish and free flowing rivers are still abundant.
This is a cool video from 9p#5 Média about saltwater fly fishing in the south of France, where the bait is certainly abundant.
There’s plenty of dry-fly action and gorgeous trout in this video shot during a week-long trip to Sweden and Norway.
ICYMI earlier this week, here’s the unbelievably awesome trailer for a film about taimen fishing in Eastern Russia by Black Fly Eyes.
We’ve posted this before, but it just appeared on vimeo in HD, so I’m reposting. It’s a fascinating piece on the beginnings of American saltwater fly fishing for some of the greats, from the American Museum of Fly Fishing.
I always enjoy videos made by young anglers, and this fall-fishing extravaganza from New Jersey angler Cameron Foster even has a complete narrative from beginning to end.
We’ve featured videos from Greece before, but none that show such a diversity of beautiful waters and fine trout.
Casting for seatrout in Denmark looks like a blast in this video from Crazy Eyes.
This quick saltwater edit from Florida tries to put days spent on the water in perspective.
That fly fisherman are mostly the same the world over is demonstrated in this video from Poland’s San River. Change the scenery and the fish, and this could have been shot anywhere in the Rockies.
It’s a week for philosophical videos, as this one from Idaho tries to get at the magic of the steelheading community.
From France comes this 50-second edit that’s nothing but stunning brown trout, in and out of the water.
Finally, here’s a full episode of The New Fly Fisher tv show, where they travel to western Labrador in search of big landlocked salmon and football-size brook trout.