Video: How to Tie the Franke Shiner

Floyd Franke, who passed away in 2013, had a remarkable fly-fishing resume: he co-founded the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild, was a board member of the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum, served five years as president of . . .

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Pro Tips: Trout-Spey Lines Demystified

Trout-spey is a technique for swinging flies down-and-across using light lines on two-handed rods. It is an effective technique for catching fish in any moving water, from your local trout stream to an outgoing tide on an ocean . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Always Trust Your Spidey Senses

Here’s another great video tip from Dave Jensen of Jensen Fly Fishing. Sometimes, when you’re out on the water, you see a spot where the just has to be a trout. It’s too good a lie for there not to be. But you can’t see anything there. Instead of moving to . . .

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Photos: Week One of The “20 September Days” Contest

It’s Day 8 of our “20 September Days” Photo Contest, and since “thirty days hath September,” you could start today and still complete the challenge. How are you doing so far? I’m in good shape, having fished every day but one so far, . . .

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Video: How to Add a Weed Guard to a Fly

In this video, Tim demonstrates three ways to make a weed guard on a fly pattern. If you fish anywhere where weeds will foul the hook, you’ll want to add a piece of heavy monofilament to push the weeds aside before they can get . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.04.20

Welcome to an all-new 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 ten videos that will take you from South . . .

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Podcast: Return of the Grayling, with Nicole Watson

This week, I interview biologist Nicole Watson, who has a fascinating job. She is working on developing strains of arctic grayling that will hopefully be able to repopulate some of Michigan’s rivers. It’s not widely known that prior . . .

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Top 10 Flies for Trout Spey

No matter how you fish or what you fish for, fly selection can be a tricky thing because there are simply so many choices. The task becomes even more daunting when you’re expanding your fly fishing repertoire with a . . .

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