Video Pro Tips: Fly-Fishing for Redfish 101

The latest how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is one of his most informative yet, as he walks you through all the basics of fly fishing for redfish. He brings on a couple of experienced guides to lend an air of . . .

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Pro Tips: Four Hot Ways to Fish a Mouse Pattern

In mid-August, I hosted a trip to one of the most remote fisheries on the planet, the Kamchatka Peninsula, more specifically the Ozernaya River. The “Oz” is in the middle of a restricted Russian military zone halfway up the Peninsula, about 300 miles . . .

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Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 10.18.19

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 . . .

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Classic Pro Tips: Tandem Streamer Rigs for Fall Trout


Big brown trout like big flies, especially in the fall.
Photo by Shawn Combs

When the nights start to cool and leaves start to change colors, the thoughts of brown trout turn to procreation. To build up energy for the spawning ritual and to put on weight before the lean . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.16.19

Yesterday, the U.S. Forest Service announced that it will release its draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the Alaska Roadless Rule this week, with a preferred alternative to repeal long-standing protections for more than 9 million acres of . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Why and How to Practice Fly Casting

This year, the folks at Mad River Outfitters in Columbus, Ohio, launched a new series about fly casting. In the latest episode, Brian Flechsig talks about one of the most important things you can do to become a better caster: practice. Every time you ask . . .

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