Written by: Sam Orvis, Manufacturing Engineer at the Orvis Rod Shop
The iconic Matterhorn loomed in the distance as Sam and Katy landed four species of fish.
Photo by Katy Orvis
A couple weeks ago, my wife, Katy, and I fished high in the Swiss Alps with a guide named Kirk who runs Fly Fish Zermatt. When Kirk first discovered that there was a healthy population of trout in . . .
Although few fly fishers target them, lake trout will readily take flies, especially early and late in the year.
Photo courtesy New York Department of Conservation
In fly-fishing circles, the lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) is perhaps the least respected of all the “trout” species. (It’s actually a char, of course, a close relative of brook trout, bull trout, and . . .
Oh, man. Check out this stunning video from the backcountry of western Labrador, where they grow big fish of all kinds—brook trout, landlocked salmon, lake trout, and pike. Based on. . .
That is a big fish to fight and land on a 6-weight, so this kid clearly has some skills.
Photos courtesy Riverkeep Lodge
Steve Murray, owner of Riverkeep Lodge on the Atikonak River in remote Labrador, sent in these photos of his son, fighting and showing off a chunky lake trout. (You may remember the. . .