Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 12.03.21

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 dozen videos with a distinctly international slant, and some killer saltwater . . .

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Videos: How to Tie a Bimini Twist

The Bimini Twist is one of those knots that’s almost impossible to learn by reading about it. You have to actually see the knot being formed for the directions to make sense. In this new video, Andy . . .

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3 Places to Look for Warmer Water this Winter

Regardless of your target species, water temperature is one of the most important factors in determining fish location and behavior. A small change in either direction can have a major impact. As winter weather settles in around the country, fish . . .

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Pro Tips: George Daniel’s Favorite Winter Fly

Many anglers know George Daniel as the author of Dynamic Nymphing and a big promoter of tightline-nymphing techniques. But if you ask him what his most effective winter-time fly pattern is, you may be surprised by his . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Grizzly King

The Grizzly King is actual older than Orvis itself. First tied in 1840 by Scottish zoologist James Wilson, the pattern appears in Mary Orvis Marbury’s 1892 book, Favorite Flies and Their Histories. You can read a great history of the fly . . .

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Video: Tube-Fly Basics, Part 1

In the first part of a new series on tube flies, Tim explains the advantages of these patterns over traditional streamers. The tube allows for a shorter hook, which gives the angler a mechanical advantage during the fight, and because the pattern tied on . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Recognize and Treat Hypothermia

Written by: Vince Puzick, Angler’s Covey


Winter fishing can be miserable and cold, and you should always be on the lookout for signs of hypothermia.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Cold weather is not far away, and every angler should be prepared for the challenges that the late season and winter fishing can create. Hypothermia is a serious threat in fall and winter be. . .

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Congratulations to Our Orvis Cover Dog Top Donor Dogs!

It’s hard to believe we’ve been working with Morris Animal Foundation and our customers since 2009 to help to end canine cancer. We are humbled to think that with your help, we’ve raised well over $1 million, all of which goes . . .

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