Wednesday Wake-Up Call: 02.14.24

As Florida enters the wet season, the level of Lake Okeechobee has been the subject of much concern, and folks have been worried for weeks that toxic lake water would be discharged down the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers. This morning, . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Lightning Bug

In this week’s video from Tightline Productions, Tim shows you how to tie a Lightning Bug, offering a few tying tricks along the way. As usual, Tim’s goal is maximum efficiency in making sure each material stays in its place. The . . .

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Video: Alvin’s Favorite Bass Leaders

Recently, Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides in Austin, Texas, shared his five favorite subsurface bass flies, and he previously shared his picks for topwater, as well. In this helpful video, he shows you how to create the leaders he uses to fish these . . .

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Video: Tying with Craft Fur, Part IV

In part IV of his series on Craft Fur, Tim demonstrates several methods for tying-in the fur on both the top and bottom of the hook. The orientation of the hair and the ways you can double it over or create a thread dam . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 02.09.24

Welcome to the latest 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’ve got nine great videos with a serious . . .

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Remembering the Brilliance of Cathy Beck

The fly-fishing world was shocked and saddened yesterday to learn that legendary angler, photographer, and traveler Cathy Beck had passed away while hosting a trip at Argentina’s Lago Strobel (a.k.a. Jurassic Lake). Cathy and her husband, Barry, have . . .

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