Video: Tim Flagler’s Top Tying Tips

Two great tastes that taste great together! Orvis Fly Fishing blog favorites Tightline Productions and Mad River Outfitters have teamed up on a video in which Tim Flagler demonstrates some of his favorite fly-fishing tips for Brian Flechsig. It’s very cool . . .

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Pro Tip: The Bucket O’ Fun Casting Drill

Whether you’re chasing snook in the mangroves or bass under overhanging trees, you sometimes need to cast accurately with the rod at a low angle. A great way to practice at home for this kind of presentation requires nothing more than a cooler and a . . .

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Video: All the Gear Your Need to Catch Panfish

Fly fishing for panfish is a blast, and for many folks its the closest opportunity to home. Here’s a great video from Mad River Outfitters, in which Brian Flechsig walks you through his whole kit for chasing panfish, from rods and reels to fly lines to . . .

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Video: How to Attach Dumbbell Eyes

Dumbell eyes add weight to a streamer pattern, plus they allow the fly to ride hook-upward and impart a jigging motion when you strip line. The problem is that they also tend to rotate around the hook shank, ruining both the fly’s profile and motion in the . . .

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Podcast: Shotgun Terminology with Del Whitman

In this episode, Reid and gunsmith Del Whitman explore the language of shotguns. Focusing on a few commonly used but often misunderstood terms, Del provides both some definitions and some explanation of how the defined mechanisms function. . . .

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