Video: How to Tie Matt’s Midge

Winter is a great time to fish midge patterns, as these tiny bugs are often the only insects hatching in the colder months. Here’s a killer down-wing midge pattern from Orvis-endorsed guide Matt Miles. (While Matt created the fly during his 16-year stint . . .

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Photos and Story: Big Dreams, Big Fish

Muskellunge are the fish of legends—top-tier predators that are notoriously challenging to catch on even conventional tackle. Back in the mid ’90s, when I first started chasing muskies with a fly, people thought I was nuts. Now, these toothy monsters . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Fight Bonefish

If you’re considering a bonefish trip this winter, you’ve probably already heard the well-worn advice that better preparation leads to better experiences. And while that’s 100% true, you may find that certain aspects of the trip. . .

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Video: How to Dub a Super-Slim Body

Getting the right amount of dubbing on your thread to make a fly body can be tough for some tiers, and the tendency is to use too much dubbing. The result is often a body that’s fatter than you want it to be, or you have to try to get the dubbing off your . . .

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Video: Winter Trout, Iowa-Style

Here’s a sweet little edit from Jared Koenigsfeld, showcasing the cold-weather trout opportunities in a state not known for its fly-fishing. But the Hawkeye State does have some excellent. . .

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3 Tactical Tips for Winter Trout

Winter fly-fishing is a delight. Maybe it’s the solitude, or the change from boating to wade fishing, but more than likely, it’s the change in success rate. Contrary to what many fly fishers think, a good winter day can actually. . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.20.23

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 curate them for you. Today, we’re serving up 10 killer productions, from such far-flung . . .

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