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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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.27.22

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 a baker’s dozen cool productions with a distinctly international flair. Travel . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Fish Wet Flies

Wet flies have gone in and out of favor a lot over the past century, but many anglers swear by them. As this great video from The New Fly Fisher shows, the key to a good wet-fly swing is mending. Angler Norm Bolen describes the essentials of wet-fly . . .

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How to Create a Persuasive Image of a Sulfur


A newly hatched sulfure rides the surface of a Pennsylvania stream.
Photos by Ted Fauceglia

Freshly hatched duns resting on slow-moving currents are the equivalent of low-hanging fruit. But trout will often follow and scrutinize a perfectly formed natural for several feet before deciding . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Kreelex

Chuck Kraft was legendary fly tier and guide from Virginia, who published his first fly pattern in 1961. In the early 90s, he wanted to create a streamer that would emulate a Panther Martin spinner, and the Kreelex was the result. He tried it out on a guiding . . .

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Pro Tips: The 4 Most Import Knots for Fly Fishing

Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides is back with another helpful video, especially relevant to warmwater and saltwater anglers. Here, he shows you how to tie what he considers the most useful knots for anglers. One of the great things about this sport is . . .

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