Today’s #MomentOfChill features an angler whose stealth and concentration we can all admire. Fly fishers could learn a lot from watching a great blue heron (Ardea herodias) stalk its prey. These large wading birds are common . . .Read More
On Monday, the group behind the prosed Pebble Mine announced that they had submitted the new mitigation plan to the Army Corps of Engineers, to address the issues laid out in a letter the Corps sent back in August. The crux of . . .Read More
We recently relaunched the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center, featuring an all-new design. For the first 13 weeks, we will be adding a new chapter to the Learning Center each week. This week, it’s all about fly-fishing for trout on . . .Read More
Have you ever wondered why some fly fishers become obsessed with catching a musky? Well this video goes a long way toward explaining that phenomenon, and it includes a cool interview with . . .Read More
Today’s #momentofchill is from Todd Moen, of CATCH Magazine, featuring legendary photographer and angler Brian O’Keefe casting in Alaska as a new friend munches nearby. When most people think of fly fishing, they envision casting dry flies to trout feeding on the surface. But the truth is that trout eat below the surface 90 percent of … Continue reading “#MomentofChill 11.17.20: Cutthroat Rises”Read More
The folks at Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver have launched an educational video series hosted by director of education and guide Courtney Despos–who appeared on Tom Rosenbauer’s podcast last year–who walks you through . . .Read More
Most fly tiers prize a pattern that’s easy to tie, requires few materials, and catches fish. The Whistle Pig Jig checks every box. With just a single material for the tails, body, and collar, it’s a pattern that you can crank out . . .
The holiday season is a time of joy and fellowship, but it can also put a person through the wringer. According to the American Psychological Association, 70% of Americans feel increased stress due to lack of time, the pressure of gift-giving, and . . .Read More