Podcast: Why did I miss that fish? With Dave Jensen

Swing, hit, and miss–why did you not connect with that fish? Did it just miss your fly? Did you strike too soon? Did you strike too late? Or did the fish refuse your fly even though it looked like a take? Dave Jensen . . .

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The 7 Best Dog Breeds for Cold Weather

Whether you live in the icy high latitudes or just love the snow the few times a year your region sees it, having a dog who thrives in the snow is a nice bonus. The best dog breeds for cold weather may not all look alike, and some may surprise you, but we looked at a variety of factors in order to narrow down a list. Some of these breeds are obvious snow dogs, while others you may not consider snow dogs but will enjoy winters just as much as…

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.19.21

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

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 02.17.21

The reasons for restoring the Everglades are myriad and will clearly benefit the health and well-being of fish, wildlife, and humans in the region. But as a new section of the . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Buzzball

The Buzzball was created by legendary fly tier Gary Lafontaine to imitate midge clusters on the Missouri River. It’s clearly a variation on the classic Griffith’s Gnat, but adds a second color and a different . . .

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Pro Tips: Top 5 Late Winter/Early Spring Nymphs

Written by: John Way, The Tackle Shop


The later sunlight is a great time to catch trout on nymphs.
Photo by John Way

The January thaw this time of year makes everyone think winter is nearly over and gets the juices flowing for spring fishing. If you need to scratch the itch and get out on the great waters of . . .

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