Photo of the Day: High-Water Brown

This beautiful trout fell for a Higa's SOS Nymph.
Photo by George Daniel
This beautiful central-Pennsylvania brown trout was caught by Amidea Daniel, using a Higa's SOS nymph, while fishing a soft edge in high water. The size 14 SOS, with a bright-red holographic tinsel flashback, is one of her favorite patterns, when . . .
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Two Female Guides Launch a Scholarship Drive to Get More Women in the Industry

Written by: Kaitlin Boyer
Kaitlin Boyer (right) and Robin Schmidt are working to bring more women through the guide school at Colorado Mountain College. Photo by Kaitlin Boyer
There’s an old saying that “When women support each other, incredible things happen,” and until recently, I hadn’t fully exercised this concept, nor did I know how. Sometimes, it takes an unprecedented experience to fully bring things into perspective. . . .
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Master Class Monday: It Pays to Be Methodical

In this week's Master Class Monday, Dave Jensen argues that fly-fishing videos often paint a rosy picture of what it takes to catch a big, wily brown trout. So he and Amelia proceed to show us . . .
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Top 10 Flies for Winter in Arkansas

Written by: Kati Rouse,  Rouse Fly Fishing
Kati and her husband, Jamie, throwing streamers on a sunny early winter afternoon. Photo courtesy Rouse Fly Fishing
Here in the Ozarks, our winters are pretty mild. Unless we are in the middle of a cold snap, our lows stay around freezing and our highs are in the upper forties, and sometimes warmer. Luckily, all of our big fisheries are . . .
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Check Out the New #5050ontheWater Profiles Page

The first batch of bios offer a diverse tribe of women who love the sport.
Last year, we launched the 50/50 on the Water website to inspire and celebrate women in the sport we all love. In its first couple years, the #5050onthewater campaign has made great strides, and women from all over the world have joined Orvis in this . . .
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Trout Bum of the Week: Sara Serrata

Spring fishing on Nevada's Pyramid Lake produced this big Lahontan cutthroat. Photos courtesy Sara Serrata
Sara Serrata is a passionate fly fisher, mother, and preschool teacher. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but she now lives in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Northern California. Sara is an ambassador for Brown Folks . . .
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#MomentofChill 12.18.18: Green Mountains of Autumn

Fly fishing has long been a (mostly) boys' club, and the 50/50 On the Water campaign was designed to inspire and celebrate women in fly fishing. From women-specific gear development, to education and . . .
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Trout Bum of the Week XXXIX: Lisa Savard

A fishing guide for more than two decades, Lisa Savard now shares her knowledge with others.. Photo by Tim Savard
Lisa Savard runs Savard Hospitality Consulting, along with her husband Tim, from their home alongside Rock Creek near Clinton, Montana. Before they moved out West in 2014, Lisa and Tim owned and operated Lopstick Lodge & Cabins in Pittsburg, New Hampshire for. . .
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