Check Out the New CFO III 50th Anniversary Reel

A half century ago, the original Orvis C.F.O Reel was introduced to commemorate the timeless, ventilated-port design first patented by Charles Fredrick Orvis in 1874. (See the original patent here.) Designed by the legendary Stan Bogdan, those . . .

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Video: How to Tie a TINY Blue-winged Olive Parachute

This week’s video from Tightline Productions shows you how to tie a very small Blue-winged Olive Parachute to mimic the tiny Baetis mayflies that hatch sporadically in fall. Many anglers and tiers shy away from tying such tiny patterns because the . . .

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The One That Got Away #2: Don’t Be a Slacker

I moved to southwestern Florida in 2008 with visions of massive tarpon competing for my perfectly presented fly. But despite many concerted efforts to make that happen–often spending days at a time anchored up waiting on fish to show–it would . . .

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Video: How to Create a Hungarian-Partridge Collar

In this great video, Tim shows you how to tie a sparse, elegant collar from a single Hungarian-partridge feather. The key is to prepare the feather properly before tying it in, which insures that the collar isn’t too full and that the fibers stand away . . .

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3 Guide-Tested Patterns for Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is one of the more productive and unique fisheries in the world. Located at the southern tip of Florida below the subtropical line, where southward-flowing fresh water finally collide with the salty Gulf, the Everglades is a . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.29.21

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Every 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 eleven great productions from around . . .

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Podcast: America’s Native Game Fish, with Steve Ramirez

This week my guest is Steve Ramirez , author of the book Casting Forward and the upcoming book Casting Onward. Steve is an articulate and passionate writer, and in the podcast we talk about the philosophical and personal aspects of fishing for . . .

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