Video Pro Tip: How to Rig Your Rod for Moving to a New Spot

Folks often ask me, “Why don’t Orvis rods have hook keepers?” In this short, helpful video, Dan Pribanic from Chagrin River Outfitters in Ohio demonstrates the proper way to rig your rod when you’re moving from the car to the river or from one . . .

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Podcast: All About Emergers, with Tim Cammisa

I get frequent questions about fishing emergers, and it’s a confusing subject. Do I fish one like a nymph or like a dry, and how deep should I fish it? My guest this week, Tim Cammisa, is a well-known fly tier who specializes in doing presentations on . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 11.24.23

Welcome to the another 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’re serving up 7 great productions with a focus . . .

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Video: How to Tie an Egg-Sucking Leech

The Egg-Sucking Leech is a curious thing because it imitates something not actually found in nature: I’ve never found any evidence that leeches eat eggs. But when I guided in Alaska, . . .

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Video Pro Tips: 3 Ways to Improve your Double-Haul

A crisp double-haul will open more fly angling “doors” than any other casting skill, expanding the pool of options to include saltwater and stillwater fishing, among others. That’s why so many anglers are eager to master it,. . .

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Video: How to Add Dubbing with Finesse, Part 2

In the first video about what Tim calls “finesse dubbing,” he demonstrates how to start sparse and then go even sparser to create a thin, even noodle. Here, he shows you how to deal with a couple problems that may arise . . .

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Video: When and Why to Fish Two Dry Flies at the Same Time

We talk a lot about tandem nymph rigs, in which a heavier fly is often used to get a lighter, smaller nymph down to where the fish are feeding. But it’s also useful to when when to fish two dry flies at the same time. In this video, Tom Rosenbauer explains . . .

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Podcast: Twelve Tips for Fishing Dry Flies, with Todd Tanner

Todd Tanner is a lifelong fly fisher and journalist who spent years as a guide on the Henrys Fork, one of the best (and toughest) dry-fly rivers in the world. He also prefers not to fish nymphs. Todd shares his 12 tips on improving your success with dry flies . . .

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