Video Pro Tips: How to Cast in the Wind

Here’s a helpful how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, all about the fly-caster’s nemesis—the wind. How many times have you been frustrated by wind that won’t allow you to put your fly where you want it to go, or even worse, wind that . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Yuk Big

The Yuk Bug is the creation of Al Troth, who is best known for his Elk-Hair Caddis dry fly. But before he moved to Montana from his native Pennsylvania in 1973, Troth was probably familiar with Russell Blessing’s Woolly . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Fight Big Fish from a Boat

Big-game fly-fishing expert and Orvis ambassador Conway Bowman shows an important tip when fighting big fish from a boat with a fly rod. It’s more about your entire body than just your arms, and he demonstrates how to keep pressure on a fish, so . . .

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Video: Where to Place Flies While Head Cement Dries

Most tiers don’t sit down to tie a single fly; instead, they usually aim to crank out a few of the same pattern. If you’re using head cement, it need a few minutes to dry, but you don’t want to have to wait before you start on the next fly. Tim offers a simple . . .

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Photos & Story: A Time-Sensitive Brown Trout

The weather forecast was clear: the end was nigh for our little spell of Indian summer. Highs on Friday and Saturday were in the high 60s, while Sunday wouldn’t even hit 50. Since my wife and I would be traveling to visit friends three states away on . . .

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Pro Tips: Tom’s 5 Tips for Preparing for a Bonefish Trip

I’ve watched even experienced trout anglers become frustrated, angry, and even embarrassed on bonefishing trips because they weren’t ready for the wind, difficult fish spotting, and unfamiliar directions given by a guide. Just a little preparation will . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 10.27.23

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’ve got eleven great productions that tell . . .

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Videos: How to Tie a Bimini Twist

The Bimini Twist is one of those knots that’s almost impossible to learn by reading about it. You have to actually see the knot being formed for the directions to make sense. In this new video, Andy . . .

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