Video Pro Tips: A Better Way to Swing Wet Flies and Streamers

A lot of anglers know that swinging wet flies and streamers can be a very effective way to catch trout, but in this video, Joe Rotter from Red’s Fly Shop argues that most fly fishermen are doing it wrong. Sure, covering water is important, but you also want . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 10.11.19

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. This week, we’ve got an even dozen videos that feature a . . .

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The Everglades’ Wild Hope

We leave Flamingo at sunrise. The fishing guide, Jason Sullivan, guns the throttle of his skiff, beelining us through Whitewater Bay. We come to a stop in a river mouth—engine cut, wash shooshing against the stern—where the mud gives off the deep, . . .

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Classic Pro Tips: The Keys to Low-Water Steelhead


You can still catch big steelies in low water.
Photo by Mike Daley

It’s a beautiful time of year on the Lake Erie tributaries. But low, clear water can scare many anglers away, as these conditions can produce spooky steelhead that will run for the hills the. . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.09.19

Today, Trout Unlimited and sportfishing businesses from Bristol Bay sued the Environmental Protection Agency over their decision to remove protections for the Bristol Bay region from threats posed by the Pebble mine proposal. The group . . .

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Photos: How Do You Know She’s “The One”?

During our engagement, my wife and I discovered our mutual love for fly fishing. It was the perfect way for us to spend our weekends, doing what we love: being active and spending time out in nature. We live in Clemson, South Carolina, and usually . . .

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