Video: Amazing Archival Footage of Early-1900s Steelheading

Here is some very cool footage from the 1920s(?) of anglers steelheading on Vancouver Island. Brigadier General Noel Money fishes the Stamp River with traditional Spey gear, and it looks like he is money with a fly rod in his hands. It’s tough to watch them gaff such gorgeous wild fish—something that would appall and anger us today—but this was long before the catch-and-release ethic took. . .

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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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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 04.12.19

Welcome to the another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we serve up fourteen . . .

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Podcast: River Monsters, with Jeremy Wade

This week, I interview Jeremy Wade, of “River Monsters” fame. You may remember the episode where he caught a huge arapaima on an Orvis H3 and Mirage reel. He doesn’t always use a fly rod, but he does enjoy everything . . .

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Pro Tips: Seasons of Montana’s Smith River

The crown jewel of Montana’s off-the-beaten path fisheries, the Smith River is a small but floatable river that winds its way through a limestone canyon that effectively divides the Big and Little Belt mountain ranges. The scenery is spectacular, . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Untangle Knots in Your leader

Fly fishermen are masters of euphemism when it comes to tangled leaders. “Oh, look. I’ve got a wind knot,” an angler will say on the even the most flat-calm day.  Sorry, my friend, but the wind had nothing to do with that knot, which was surely caused by. . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 04.10.19

The 90-day public comment period on the Pebble Mine Draft Environmental Statement is almost half over, which means that you should make your voice heard via email or attending a public meeting. . . .

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