Video: Fly Fishing by the Numbers – What Do They Mean?

Here’s another instructional from Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides, in Austine, Texas. For those who are new to the sport, there are lots of numbers–on fly rods, reels, lines, and leaders–which can get confusing. Alvin walks you through the basics, . . .

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Video: How to Make a Split-Thread Dubbing Noodle

In this great video, Tim demonstrates how to create a dubbing noodle by splitting your tying thread and inserting the dubbing into the middle. This technique requires a dubbing needle and a thread that is easy to uncord and flatten. Strategic . . .

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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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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 12.02.22

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 ten killer productions, with plenty of action from the Southern Hemisphere, as . . .

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Recipe for Adventure: Baled-Out in Chilean Patagonia

My Recipe for Adventure has all the classic elements that compose a memorable adventure: an exotic locale, mystery, and a bit of dumb luck. Have you ever been in a familiar situation, and then all the sudden see something so out of . . .

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Pro Tips: 3 Ways to Protect Light Tippet

One big challenge of late-season fishing is having to use such small flies and light tippet. Lower flows, clearer water, and an entire season of angling pressure make trout much harder to fool toward the end of the year, so it’s not . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.30.22

Everglades National Park is an incredible wilderness that covers thousands of square miles of South Florida, but it’s literally right next to the urban sprawl of Miami and its suburbs. Four decades ago, the urban development boundary was drawn to limit . . .

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