Photos: Week One of The “20 September Days” Contest

It’s Day 8 of our “20 September Days” Photo Contest, and since “thirty days hath September,” you could start today and still complete the challenge. How are you doing so far? I’m in good shape, having fished every day but one so far, . . .

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Video: How to Add a Weed Guard to a Fly

In this video, Tim demonstrates three ways to make a weed guard on a fly pattern. If you fish anywhere where weeds will foul the hook, you’ll want to add a piece of heavy monofilament to push the weeds aside before they can get . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.04.20

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 videos that will take you from South . . .

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Podcast: Return of the Grayling, with Nicole Watson

This week, I interview biologist Nicole Watson, who has a fascinating job. She is working on developing strains of arctic grayling that will hopefully be able to repopulate some of Michigan’s rivers. It’s not widely known that prior . . .

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Top 10 Flies for Trout Spey

No matter how you fish or what you fish for, fly selection can be a tricky thing because there are simply so many choices. The task becomes even more daunting when you’re expanding your fly fishing repertoire with a . . .

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Introducing the Local Slam

When most people think of fly fishing, they picture an angler casting for trout on a beautiful mountain freestone stream, just like in the movie A River Runs Through It, but the fact is that you can catch . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Freddy

Montana guide Tim Linehan–of Linehan Outfitting Company in northwestern Montana–love to fish the Freddy on waters big and small, and it has proven itself an exceptional terrestrial/attractor pattern. The Freddy (or . . .

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