Video: The Fly-Tying Tools You Really Need

If you’re going to be a fly tier, you’re going to need some tools, but which ones? Here, Tim explains which tools he deems absolutely essential, from a selection of scissors to whip-finishers, to a caddy to hold everything in place. . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Fly-Fishing for Carp Down Under

It seems like most modern fishing videos are edited to show only the moments when everything goes right, so it’s refreshing to find one that paints a more complete picture of both victories and defeats. In this video from . . .

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Tim Flagler Named 2022 Fly Tyer of the Year

Today, Fly Tyer magazine announced that its most prestigious annual award–Fly Tyer of the Year–would go to Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Editor Dave Klausmeyer wrote: “Over the past few of years, when communicating with this . . .”

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.04.22

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we’ve got a baker’s dozen films with a wide variety of destinations and species. From . . .

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Podcast: Late Fall and Winter Nymphing, with Alex Waller

My guest this week is Alex Waller from New Zealand. You’ve likely seen his great videos on Orvis News or on his YouTube channel, Trippin on Trout. Alex shares his techniques for fishing nymphs in late fall and winter. His techniques are a bit different than . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Make a Proper Strip-Strike

After losing a few fish on streamers while chasing predatory fish, most anglers learn pretty quickly that a “trout set” doesn’t work. But knowing that you need a strip set is not the same as knowing how to strip set, as Minnesota-based fly tier Gunnar . . . .

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