Video: How to Tie the Corded Cased Caddis

In the latest great fly-tying video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler shows you how to tie a cased-caddis imitation that, weirdly, has a tail. While this may offend die-hard hatch-matchers, I have a strong belief that, . . .

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Pro Tips: 10 Ways to Get Your Nymphs to the Bottom


Your ability to get your flies in front of the fish when they are holding deep is one key to angling success.
Photo by Sandy Hays

Even though the quintessential fly-fishing image involves casting dry flies to rising fish, we spend considerably more time presenting flies underwater to fish we can’t see, and beginning fly . . .

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Video: How to Measure Hackles

One of the keys to a well-proportioned fly pattern is using the correct size hackle. And it’s not just about the appearance of the fly, as most dry-fly patterns depend on a certain length of hackle to ride properly on the . . .

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Pro Tip: Three Tips for a Better Backcast

Written by: Tim Linehan


Keeping an eye on your backcast will help you ensure it’s straightening out correctly.

If you’re looking to improve your cast, start by perfecting your backcast. Here are three tips that will help you accomplish a better backcast and therefore, . . .

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Video: How to Cast Sinking-Tip Lines

Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is back with another informative and humorous video. This time, he explains the best, most efficient way to cast a sinking-tip line. As you’ll see, it has less to do with your casting motion and . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 03.08.19

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. To be honest, pickin’s were a bit slim this week, but we . . .

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