Trout Polyleaders: A Secret Weapon for the Streamer Angler

I love to fish streamers, and on the Battenkill—where the number of trout per mile is relatively low—it’s the best way to cover a lot of water quickly. However, there are times during the year, especially during the next two months, when hatching insects . . .

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Natural Reflections: Early Brown Stonefly Adults

Early Brown Stoneflies (EBS) are one of the earliest Eastern and Midwestern hatches. Beginning in early-to-mid March, after spending the past year hidden in the stream’s bottom debris, the EBS reddish-brown nymphs migrate to the shoreline, . . .

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Video: How to Create a Brighter Floss Body

In this video, Tim explains why floss often looks darker on the hook shank than it does on the spool–especially if it’s tied on a black hook–and then demonstrates how you can overcome this problem. The key is to lay down a base of white before you . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Fish for Carp in Moving Water, Part I

Twenty-five years ago, angling pioneers Barry Reynolds, Brad Befus, and John Berryman published Carp on the Fly, setting the stage for a major shift in fly-fishing culture and elevating the lowly carp from trash fish to revered quarry. I was fortunate . . .

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Top 3 Flies for Spring on the North Platte

The North Platte has something special to offer in every season, but after a long winter, the itch to get outdoors has made spring fishing a favorite here. Wyoming winters are more severe than most, so by the time spring comes around, our fish are . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 03.18.22

Welcome to the another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we’ve got ten gorgeous productions that . . .

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