Iceland, Day Two: Cold Lava

What a difference a day makes. The second morning of Orvis Week in Iceland with Fish Partner brought colder temperatures, driving rain, and howling wind. Every fly-fisher’s dream, am I right? But with the successes of the previous day still fresh in . . .

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Classic Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.03.22

Welcome to a classic edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. I’m away from the office this week, so I scoured the archives to come up with this cool F5 from all the way . . .

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Podcast: Tom Answers your Questions

My guest this week is, well, me. I did actually record an interview, but the file got corrupted and I couldn’t get my guest back in time to do a makeover. So this week is just the Fly Box. The good news is that we have some interesting questions and . . .

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Iceland, Day One: Volcanic Char

This week, I am lucky enough to serve as host for Orvis Week in Iceland with Fish Partner, and our first day was spent casting for arctic char and brown trout on some of the glorious river of the Central Highlands: the Tungnaá, the Kaldakvísl, and the . . .

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Video: The Rise, Heads and Tails

Few things can get a fly fisher’s blood pumping like seeing a large trout come to the surface. Check out this cool, mesmerizing video from Norway featuring big browns eating bugs on top. That trout. . .

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Video: Basic Insect Identification for Fly Fishers

Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is back with another informative and humorous video seasoned with a few cranky opinions that are sure to ruffle some feathers. Sittig makes use of his Fisheries Biology degree to give a . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Sulphur Breadline Emerger

When fish are coming to the surface but won’t touch your dun patterns, it’s time to try an emerger, and this easy-to-tie pattern has all the attributes you look for in an emerger imitation: it sits. . .

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