Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.27.15

Welcome to our Black Friday edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, made up of the best videos from around the world. But, of course, our festival is FREE every week! Below are sixteen of the best videos from around the world, from New Zealand to Austria and from Mexico to the Indian Ocean.

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 959 great videos on the site!

See you next week with a fresh set of films!


This. Is. Awesome. I don’t even want to say anything about it for fear of ruining the effect. Just trust me. Plus, it features something black for Black Friday.


Joey Macomber has produced a lovely film from eastern Canada’s Gaspé Peninsula, featuring great scenery and some really gorgeous Atlantic salmon.


Here’s some sweet saltwater footage from Bahia de la Ascension in Mexico’s Sian Ka’an Biosphere.


Exploring some new backcountry waters in New Zealand provides some killer dry-flay action for big browns and rainbows.


This angler has a tough time after he hooks up with a beautiful trout in Slovenia, but it all works out in the end.


Filmed near Missoula, Montana “The Pursuit” is a reminder of how fly fishing in late fall/early winter can be difficult but also rewarding.


Alberta’s Bow River looks stunning from the air, and the trout aren’t too shabby, either.


The life of a shop rat at The San Juan Angler in Durango, Colorado, is the subject of this short film.


When the backcountry rivers are blown out, you have to fish closer to home. Luckily, if you live in New Zealand, you’ve still got lots of options and fat trout.


Fly-fishing under a full moon has never looked better than in does in this one-minute video from NS Innovative.


A 17-day fishing trip in Montana is a graduation gift for this group of college buddies from Ole Miss. Looks like a great way to enter the “Real World.”


There’s lots of beautiful scenery, rivers, trout, and grayling in this video about summer fishing in Austria.


One man’s passion for fly fishing is explained in this video shot in Northern Minnesota.


A 45-second camera test is also a paean to a stunning New Zealand rainbow. One cast, one fish, ’nuff said.


Sure, this is a commercial for a guide service in Montana, but it’s also a beautiful short film.


This 27.5-minute production from Colorado features my friend Ed Engle, who loves him some bamboo fly rods. If you have interest in cane, you’ll want to watch this.

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