Pro Tips: How to Avoid Casting “Creep”

Welcome to another installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” in which we answer readers’ questions about their biggest fly-casting problems. Reader Marc asked for help with this: . . .

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Video: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Brown Trout

Over the past few years, we’ve posted a ton of videos from Ben Sittig (a.k.a. Huge Fly Fisherman), and they’ve ranged from instructive to hilarious. But his latest features something most of us will never see: a river brown trout of truly epic . . .

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Podcast: Learning from Trout DNA, with Helen Neville

Helen Neville is Trout Unlimited‘s senior scientist and also an expert in trout genetics. In this interview, we talk about what scientists have learned about trout evolution and relationships in the past decade. They now have tools at their disposal that . . .

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Photos: Week Four of Our “20 Days in September” Contest

It’s Day 29 of our “20 Days in September” Photo Contest, which means that you have just one more day to complete your 20 or to enter a great image in our contest. I’ve managed to get on the water 21 times, but I’ll try to add to that total. I’ve enjoyed . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 09.29.23

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. It’s a pretty international scene, as these videos will . . .

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Pro Tips: All the Gear You Need to Catch Redfish

Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides is back with another video to help you catch more fish. In this case, he’s covering the gear he uses to chase redfish on the Texas coast. He spends a lot of time in the salt, so he’s got the gear dialed in. From the rod and . . .

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Podcast: Where Do Hunting Products Come From?

Reid sits down with the Orvis Hunt Product Development Team of Jesse Haller, Natalie Cullum, and Will Helmetag to discuss the development and testing process, and how new hunting items come to be. The group also runs through New products for . . .

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Video: How to Fish Ants

Here’s a great video in which guide Hans Mylant, from Angler’s Covey in Colorado Springs, walks you through his favorite ways to fish ant patterns. Ants play a critical role in a trouts diet, as they are an opportunistic food source that trout will willingly eat at . . .

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Pro Tips: 5 Ways to Avoid Reel Disasters

Many trout anglers view their reels primarily as line-storage devices, only occasionally testing the drag, and seeing the backing even less often. Given how rarely a fish might push your reel to the breaking point, it may be tempting to downplay . . .

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Videos: Cheech’s Top 5 Streamers

Here’s a great video in which Cheech or Fly Fish Food in Utah features some of his favorite streamer patterns. As you will see, most of these streamers have been around for quite a while, and they vary in size from somewhat large to pretty small. . . .

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