Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 12.11.15

Welcome the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we feature the best videos from around the world. This week, we’ve got a baker’s dozen: 13 killer videos from around the world, with a great mix of salt and fresh water and a variety of species.

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 981 great videos on the site!

See you next week with a fresh set of films!

Mikey Wier and friends brave some serious rapids to access a deep canyon in the Sierra Foothills of California, where they find some incredible trout fishing.

Nathan Leavitt and Nate Gunn have put together a great trailer for their film about modern fly fishing.

A couple of Norwegian anglers find success on a New Zealand spring creek, landing some real beauties.

In search of what is pound for pound the hardest pulling fish in the ocean, anglers set out off the coast of San Diego to chase big tuna on the fly.

This is a cool trailer for a film about escaping civilization by searching for fly-fishing opportunities in some of the truly remote and wild places left in the world.

A couple of guys go “off the trail” in this short montage and show what Pennsylvania fly fishing is all about.

Chasing big tarpon in shallow lagoon looks like a blast!

Here’s a beautiful look at Maine’s Kennebec River, featuring some gorgeous cinematography.

After enduring some bad weather and tough conditions, anglers make the best of a New Zealand bluebird day.

Here’s a cool minute’s worth of chasing big fish in the Last Frontier.

Here’s a part of Argentina we rarely see, in the Cordoba Region north of Patagonia. It looks like a fascinating fishery for rainbow trout.

Matt Thompson travels to Mexico to the famous lodge of Costa De Cocos for amazing fishing for bonefish and permit.

We finish up with an important film from Chad Brown of Soul River, Inc., which leads expeditions for combat veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI and inner-city youth who have never experienced the outdoors. Brown was one of the recipients of the inaugural Orvis Breaking Barriers Awards last year, and I think you’ll see why.

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