Video: How to Create a CDC Collar

This week, Tim shows you how adding a CDC collar can make a fly more lifelike in the water. As usual, his method for creating the collar is efficient and takes durability into account. The way you attach the CDC feather to the hook is . . .

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This Podcast May Save Your Life, with Ralph Cutter

Ralph Cutter is an extremely perceptive, pragmatic angler with a lifetime of experience in whitewater–while fishing, in watercraft, and taking part in water rescues. He believes that what we’ve been taught to do if we fall in while wearing waders is . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 04.12.24

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 fascinating, engaging . . .

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Video: Learn to Double Haul in 5 Minutes

A lot of anglers struggle to learn the double haul, even when someone else demonstrates it for them. That’s why I like to post several different teaching methods for the same cast, in the hope that . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: 04.10.24

Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced their new release plan for Lake Okeechobee, outlining their strategy to close out the dry season.⁠ After the current two-week rest period, they will revert to the original dry-season . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Grannom Caddis Pupa

American grannoms (Genus Brachycentrus ) are caddisflies that provide some wonderful springtime hatches, often emerging alongside mayflies. (Click here to read Ted Fauceglia’s excellent rundown on grannom hatches.) Trout often focus on the . . .

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