Classic Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.24.21


Welcome to the latest 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 offer a classic collection of a dozen videos that will transport you to cool destinations . . .

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Take an ALL-NEW Orvis Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 09.23.21

Welcome to another edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. It’s been a few months, as I’ve been super-busy. So here’s the first . . .

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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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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.22.21

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore Roosevelt . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Tie the Orvis Knot

The Orvis Knot is a great alternative to the clinch or improved clinch knot. In our tests, it has a higher breaking strength than other fly-to-tippet knots, and one advantage of this knot is that . . .

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Video: How to Tie Jeff Blood’s White Death

In this week’s video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler walks you through the process of tying the White Death streamer, created by Pennsylvania angler Jeff Blood. It’s a simple pattern that imitates a variety of species of shiner, which are . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Simple, Effective Redfish Fly

Here’s another “guide-fly” lesson from Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides. (Or, as he calls them, “super easy to tie, down and dirty, quick and easy, fish-catching guide flies.”) As Alvin says, he doesn’t want to create flies that are complicated or take a long . . .

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