Video Pro Tips: How to Fish a Short Run with a Long Rod

Do you like to “huck mega” as soon as you get out on the water with your two-hander? Then you may be missing your best chance at a fish according to guide Stuart Warren of Ashland Fly Shop. In this great video, he explains the value of starting short . . .

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#MomentofChill 12.06.19: Salmon Rain

Today’s #MomentofChill, comes from the great Todd Moen of Catch Magazine and features his young son swinging for salmon on a typically wet morning in British Columbia. The reward for his hardiness is a bright-chrome coho salmon, landed just a . . .

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#MomentofChill 12.05.19: The Hum of Wings

Here is your daily #MomentofChill, featuring a stunning Calliope hummingbird, filmed by Trey Mullen of Brush Creek Ranch. The Calliope hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope) is the smallest bird in the United States, measuring just three inches . . .

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Winter on the Madison Can Be a Blast

Written by: John McKinnie


A bluebird day on the Madison chases the winter blues away.
All photos by John McKinnie

We were headed to the Madison on a blustery January day. We departed the ranch around 8 a.m. with the temperatures hovering around 5 degrees. As we drove through the Gallatin Canyon. . .

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Orvis Dog-Training Tips, Episode 1: The Mindset of the Dog

Welcome to the new series of dog-training videos–featuring Ronnie Smith and Susanna Love of Ronnie Smith Kennels. The Smith family is legendary in the dog-training world. Ronnie’s uncle is the bird-dog legend Delmar Smith, recognized as the founder . . .

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Podcast: The Road to Libby Camps, with Phil Monahan

In the first episode of the Libby Camps Saga, Reid and Phil Monahan head out from southwestern Vermont, en route to Libby Camps in northern Maine. While on the road, Reid interviews Phil on his start in the hunting world and his early career. It . . .

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Classic Video: Hello, Dollies!

Here’s a gorgeous video about a team of anglers who set out to find some of the largest most beautiful char in existence, wild Dolly varden. They found what they were looking for, but it. . .

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Video Pro Tips: Why and How to Sharpen Your Hooks

Do you sharpen your hooks regularly? I’m convinced that hoo-sharpening is something that many people discuss but few anglers actually do. Here’s another great how-to video from Brian Flechsig of of Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio, in which . . .

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