Video Pro Tips: Fly Lines Explained

The latest how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is all about the different kinds of fly lines. He delves into fly-line shapes, weights, densities, and configurations and explains a little bit of what each kind of line is useful for. As usual, . . .

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Video: How to Create Perfect Hackle-Fiber Tails

Many classic dry-fly and nymph patterns call for tails made from hackle fibers. Here, Tim explains how to choose the right feather, find the best fibers, and strip them from the quill. Then, he has . . .

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Armed to the Teeth: The Northern Pike of Wollaston Lake

Orvis’s Tom Evenson prepares to release a 43-inch northern pike, which hit a topwatere slider pattern.
Photo by Joel Ruby

“Can we please change this fly?” Guide Dan Lembke–all six-foot-eight, two-hundred and ninety
pounds of him–was sitting in the center of the boat, rebuilding my wire leader
and considering what fly to tie on, . . .

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Podcast: The Wonders of Project Healing Waters

This week, we talk about Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the amazing things it has done for veterans with both physical and mental issues as a result of their service. More than 8,000 veterans have been introduced to the . . .

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Video: The Mouse-Eating Rainbows (and More!) of Alaska

The latest full-length video from Catch Magazine’s Todd Moen is an epic journey to western Alaska, where angler Brian O’Keefe throws mouse patterns to big rainbows, arctic char, and even grayling. The shots of the surface strikes are exciting, but as . . .

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