Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.06.19

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 a baker’s dozen videos that span the . . .

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Video: How to Swing Flies for Steelhead

Lots of anglers catch Great Lakes steelhead by drifting egg patterns and the like, but the more traditional method of swinging flies for these fish is becoming increasingly popular. In this great full-length episode of The New Fly . . .

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Video Pro Tip: How to Tie a Tapered Dropper System

Here’s another great on-the-water tip from John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters, in Missoula, Montana If you fish dry-dropper combinations, this may be a smack-your-forehead moment, as you ask, “Why didn’t I think of that?” As long as you’re not . . .

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Video: Top Five Flies for September 2019

In this month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Eric Schmidt and Zeke Hersh float the Colorado River throwing hoppers. Then they head back to the shop to share their Top 5 patterns for this time of year. As you might expect these are . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.04.19

Hurricane Dorian stalled over Abaco and Grand Bahama Islands from Sunday through yesterday, with sustained winds of 185 mph, causing massive destruction and flooding. We still do not know the full extent of the damage and may not for several. . .

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Story and Photos: Lessons of the Sweet Spot

I looked back on my log books recently and realized that I first fished this hole 25 years ago. I got the tip from the local taxidermist, who had a really nice brown trout come in while I was at his shop shooting the breeze. The guy with the . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Pine Squirrel Trout Spey Streamer

Trout Spey–using two-handed rods specifically designed for trout situations–is becoming increasingly popular. In this week’s video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler walks you through the process of creating a version of the venerable . . .

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Master Class Monday: Understanding Rise Forms During a Spinner Fall

During a Spinner Fall
Author Phil MonahanPosted on September 3, 2019Categories Fly Fishing
Edit “Master Class Monday: Understanding Rise Forms During a Spinner Fall”

In this great episode of “Master Class Monday”–yes, I know it’s Tuesday–Dave and Amelia Jensen continue to walk you through every aspect of fishing a spinner fall, from gear choices to presentation to hook sets. Here, they help you to understand . . .

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