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 offer 11 great videos, featuring trout, giant trevally, pike, and lots more. Destinations range from New Zealand to Montana and from Christmas Island to the Ozarks.
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!
We kick things off with a cool little protrait of a fly fisher. No talkin’, just fishin’.
Chucking streamers for big trout in the Ozarks of Arkansas looks like a lot of fun in this great video from John Holdmeier.
As Christmas approaches, thoughts turn to Christmas Island and its incredible flats fisheries.
Gleinkersee, in Austria, features some pretty good pike fishing, as evidenced here. That fish at the end is a beast from a personal watercraft.
This is a cool way to commemorate a year’s worth of fly-fishing adventures, with a month-by-month roundup.
Here’s a short, self-shot video about fly-fishing for trout in New Zealand. I like the DIY approach.
We’re always talking about how to get more young people into the sport. A high-school student from Virginia offers a pretty good blueprint: take ’em fishing.
Good stuff from Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, where the killer fishing is just part of an awesome adventure.
I love a good self-shot video, and this one from the mountains west of Los Angeles is quite well done.
Fishing above the treeline in Norway offers beautiful landscapes and some beautiful brown trout.
Finally, here’s a great full-length episode of the Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing in which Tom Rosenbauer and Phil Rowley sample great fly-fishing destinations throughout the beautiful state of Montana. There are lots of tips and tricks here, as well!
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