Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 11.16.18

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’ve got a fascinating collection of eleven videos that show different locations, kinds of fishing, and species. Whether you love trout, the salt, or chasing warmwater species, there’s something her for you.

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 more than 1,250 great videos on the site!


In this week of Veterans Day, it is only proper that we kick things off with this wonderful film about Project Healing Waters, by University of Central Florida photography major Andrew Gilbert.


Although a little clunky in the dramatic parts, this video has an important message about protecting the local fisheries that we love.


Just two minutes of great salty fly-fishing action from the Florida backcountry.


Amelia Jensen describes catching a gorgeous New Zealand rainbow on a friend’s hopper pattern.


Chasing giant machaca in the backcountry of Costa Rica looks like a lot of fun.


Heree’s a gorgeous look at some of the beautiful trout and grayling waters of Slovenia.


Anthony Conti went salmon-fishing in Alaska and came back with this pretty little film.


There are simply too many places in the world to fly-fish. Check out these scenes from Kyrgyzstan, in Central Asia.


A gorgeous fall morning in the Texas salt, in between cold fronts, offers great action for redfish.


Lee and Joan Wulff produced some ground-breaking films in the 1980s. This one–about casting for Atlantic salmon in Nova Scotia–won the “Teddy” award as best fishing film of 1980..


Finally, here’s a full episode of “The New Fly Fisher,” about huge smallmouth bass in Algoma Country, Ontario.

2 thoughts on “Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 11.16.18”

  1. Shout out to Gayland Hachey, one of the most knowledgeable guys I’ve met in fly fishing. Went to grad school in U. of Maine in 2000 and spent lots of time in his shop getting tips and great fly tying materials–he dyes materials himself– best color patterns ever. He’s also a phenomenal rod builder.

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