Video Pro Tips: Understanding Fly-Line Tapers

If you’ve ever stood in front of a wall of fly lines at a fly shop or pored over all the options in a catalog, then you know the number of options can be intimidating. In this great video, Scientific Anglers R&D manager Josh Jenkins breaks down all the . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 11.17.23

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 10 killer productions with a a . . .

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Video: How to Tie Alvin’s Little Green Redfish Fly

Here’s another “guide-fly” lesson from Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides. (Or, as he calls them, “super easy to tie, down and dirty, quick and easy, fish-catching guide flies.”) As Alvin says, he doesn’t want to create flies that are complicated or take a long time . . .

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Video: Amazing Tarpon and Permit in Belize

Here’s the fifth installment of the “Buffet Series” from Gilbert Rowley and Phil Tuttle, in which they head to El Pescador–on Ambergris Caye in Belize–to chase tarpon and permit. There are plenty of incredible leaps, underwater shots, and . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call: 11.15.23

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore Roosevelt . . .

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Book Excerpt: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning!

There are fish I have caught that I remember more fully than whole years of my life—moments peaceful as the rhythm of a trout sipping pale morning duns in a meadow stream, or as pulse-pounding as double-hauling into an acre of stripers in wind . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Tiny Blue-Winged Olive

Overcast or even snowy days in late fall can produce hatches of tiny blue-winged olives, but many tiers struggle with minuscule hooks. In this great video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler shows you how to create a slender, high-floating Baetis . . .

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