Tag Archives: saltwater fly fishing

Photos: Business-Trip Bones in The Bahamas

Written by: Dan Davala, Orvis Travel

Conditions on South Andros look pretty perfect for Dan’s pre-conference check-in.
Photos courtesy Dan Davala

I had to be in Nassau, The Bahamas, for a conference today, so I flew in a few days early to swing by a couple of our Orvis Endorsed Lodges on South Andros Island. I managed a nice DIY . . .


Pro Tips: Keys to a Successful First Bonefish Trip

Written by: Phil Monahan

This South Andros bonefish was the result of lessons learned in Belize years earlier.
Photo by Sandy Hays

Anyone who reads fly-fishing magazines and websites knows that the bonefish is one of the real prestige species for saltwater anglers, but, despite the fact that I edited one of those magazines, I’d never even seen a bonefish in person until about a dozen years ago. My whole fly-fishing. . .


Video: “Lucky,” a Film About Fly Fishing and Family

Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a great video about a young woman’s love of fly fishing and how it helps her connect with her dad. A student at the University of Texas, Meris McHaney, shot this film herself, and it really . . .


Video: Living Free on the Remote Coast of Cuba

Written by: Phil Monahan

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins spent 30 years building a career and a business to be proud of. But what he really loves is adventure travel, and his working life has been book-ended by exploration. In this . . .


Photos and Story: Redfish at the Other End of the Mississippi

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips

Truman Vieth poses with his very first redfish, as Capt. Lucas Bissett smiles proudly.
Photos courtesy Kip Vieth

One of the things that I love most in my life is the Mississippi River. I live on the banks of the Mississippi in Minnesota, not all that far from its source, Lake Itasca. The river is where I call . . .


Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Bahamas Bonefish

Written by: Joe Buntom, Deep Water Cay

Angler Rory MacKay shows off a 15.44-pound bonefish, a Deep Water Cay Lodge record caught in June 2015.
Photo courtesy Deep Water Cay

Deep Water Cay, located on the east end of Grand Bahama Island, is surrounding by nearly 250 square miles of pristine flats, creeks, and channels that hold some of the biggest bonefish, . . .


The Keys to Winter Redfishing in North Carolina

Written by: Gordon Churchill

Emerson proudly shows off a winter redfish landed by his dad, Chris.
Photos by Gordon Churchill

My iPhone weather app said it was 30 degrees when I left the house. I was meeting Chris Ellis and his seven-year-old son, Emerson, in an out-of-the-way North Carolina town near an out-of-the . . .