5 Classic Flies that Excel in Sizes 20 and Smaller

Whether you enjoy throwing size 20 flies or not, there are certain situations where your success will likely depend on them. Low-water conditions, winter weather, tailwaters, heavy fishing pressure and/or a local predominance of smaller insects can . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Isonychia Parachute

This week’s video from Tightline Productions shows you how to tie one of Tim Flagler’s “guilty pleasure” patterns, an Isonychia Parachute. Previously, Tim has featured a similar pattern tied by author and blogger Matt Grobert, and it’s interesting to . . .

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Video: How to Cast Large or Heavy Flies

Many anglers find that their casting technique goes to pieces when they tie on a heavy streamer or large bass bug. In this great clip from “The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing,” Orvis casting instructor . . .

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Video: How to Store Fly Tying Tools

There are myriad ways to store your fly-tying tools, but not all are created equal. You want the tools easily accessible, protected from harm, and conveniently arranged. Here, Tim walks you through some of his systems and the shares an ingenious . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.08.21

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. Not gonna lie: This week’s new videos didn’t feature much to choose from, so I . . .

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How to Leash Train Your Dog

Leash training does not have to look only one particular way or involve only one piece of training equipment. This post will answer some common questions and describe some techniques and equipment that have worked for many, many people and dogs—give them a try!

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