Video: The Midnight Mission

Filmmaker Gilbert Rowley and his friend Chris felt so bad about losing their fishing buddy Kohler to other pursuits that they decided to do something about it. So they devised an adventure that would surely jump-start Kohler’s return to fly fishing. . . .

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#MomentofChill 12.19.19: Supreme Confidence

Although large brown trout feed mostly on baitfish and insect larvae, they will come to the surface when there is a sizable insect hatch. You can tell how confident this fish is by the way it stays near the. . .

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Pro Tips: An Angler’s Guide to Argentina

Written by: Jeremy Kehrein, Sporting Travel Program Manager for Orvis Adventures


An angler casts on Rio Malleo, as the volcano Lanin looms in the background.
Photo courtesy San Huberto Lodge

Asked to create a hierarchy of fly-fishing dream destinations, many anglers would put Argentina up at the top. Since the late 1950s, when Joe Brooks first wrote about the rivers of Patagonia in. . .

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Winter on the Madison Can Be a Blast

Written by: John McKinnie


A bluebird day on the Madison chases the winter blues away.
All photos by John McKinnie

We were headed to the Madison on a blustery January day. We departed the ranch around 8 a.m. with the temperatures hovering around 5 degrees. As we drove through the Gallatin Canyon. . .

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Video: Norwegian Browns and Beers

Here’s a lovely short video from the folks at Tørt Fly Fishing, about a trip to chase browns in the Norwegian backcountry. The scenery, the fish, the filmmaking, and the lunch all look fantastic. They really know how to focus on the aesthetically . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Always Trust Your Spidey Senses

Here’s another great video tip from Dave Jensen of Jensen Fly Fishing. Sometimes, when you’re out on the water, you see a spot where the just has to be a trout. It’s too good a lie for there not to be. But you can’t see anything there. Instead of moving to . . .

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Pro Tips: Phil’s Top 5 Streamers for Fall on the East Coast


Eric Rickstad took this healthy Battenkill brown trout on a black Beldar Rubberlegs.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Here in the Northeast, there’s not much bug activity in October, so you rarely run into rising trout–especially on the Battenkill near my home. Couple that with the fact that big browns are on the . . .

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