Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.26.24

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 10 killer productions with a decidedly . . .

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Video: How and Why to Cast Over our Opposite Shoulder

When you’re casting from a boat, you’re not always pointed in the right direction to cast to every fish. In this helpful video from Mad River Outfitters, Brian Flechsig explains why casting off your opposite shoulder can help you present to fish on the . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Top Secret Midge

Pat Dorsey is a legendary guide, fly tier, and author who works out of the Blue Quill Angler in Evergreen, Colorado. Although anyone who has been on the water as long as Pat has can fish anywhere, he is especially known for his tailwater tactics . . .

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Video: Tying with Craft Fur, Part I

Many fly-tying recipes call for craft fur, which is sort of a generic term for synthetic fur. In this first part of a series on the material, Tim explains what craft fur really is and why the stuff from fly shops is superior to the products you . . .

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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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Podcast: All About Floating Fly Lines, with Josh Jenkins

What is the difference between freshwater and saltwater fly lines? How about warmwater and cold-water lines? How long do fly lines last? How do you care for a fly line? How do you clean a fly line? Why do we have over-weighted fly lines? These are . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 01.19.24

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 eleven great productions that will . . .

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Pro Tips: The Only Two Terminal Knots You Really Need

What’s the best knot for attaching a hook to nylon or fluorocarbon? The answer has to begin with, “It depends on . . . .” Line-to-hook knots have so many variables that the notion of a single, universally best connection makes no sense, . . .

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