Written by: Steve May
Big carp put up a heck of a fight, and this angler pays tribute to the big lips.
Photos courtesy Steve May
Last weekend, I was at an event in Upstate New York called Carp-o-rama. It was a chance for a bunch of guys to go out and try their hand at carp fishing around Grand Island and share stories and some fine craft beers at a wrap-up BBQ with the folks from. . .
Written by: Rowan Nyman
A fellow guide shows off a gorgeous Montana brownie.
Photos by Rowan Nyman
My Favorite fish, the brown trout, swims in all my favorite trout rivers in Montana. From the Big Hole to the Bighorn, this elusive fish finds its way into the neatest places in a river. Free risers, brown trout love the. . .
Written by: RC Cone
What it’s all about: releasing a fat Bahamas bonefish.
Photo by RC Cone
Greetings from Andros Island! “What ya saying?” is a local Bahamian greeting that I’m starting to use every day. Allow me to introduce myself and my new project. I’m RC Cone and I’m currently in production on my second. . .
Written by: Jackie Jordan
On her very first night of fly-fishing for stripers, Jackie caught this monster, the best fish of the trip.
Photo by Pete Kutzer
Growing up in the Boston area, I always spent at least one week each summer on the Cape. I love the smell of the sea, the salty air, body surfing in the waves, and the sound of the. . .
Michael Atwood with his best brown trout of the trip.
All photos courtesy Michael Atwood
Michael Atwood and his dad hiked down into the Black Canyon of the Gunnison a couple weeks ago to fish the famed salmonfly hatch. As these pictures reveal, they had a pretty good time.
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That’s a slab cutthroat anywhere, but it feels even better when you had to hike in to catch it.
Photos by Jon Hill
We’ve previously posted several times about Colorado angler and blogger Jon Hill‘s forays into the Colorado mountains in search of cutthroats. (See here, here, here, here, and here.) Here’s his latest set of photos and dispatch: . . .
A dreary day produces little sight-fishing but plenty of big stripers on the prowl.Photos courtesy Peter Laurelli
New York angler Peter Laurelli’s annual “Surf and Inshore Fly Fishing” videos have been a huge hit on Orvis News. (Click here to see the videos for 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.) Last week, he sent us these great images, along with a note: . . .
Victory! Hardly a monster, but they are beautiful.
Photo by Phil Monahan
Yesterday, I had the privilege of accompanying Phil Monahan to a rural Vermont stream in pursuit of native brook trout. An expensive fishing getaway? More like lunch break at The Orvis Company. As a social media intern here at Orvis, I’m working closely with Orvis News, which means Phil is kind of my boss. During our one-hour break, we fished several small pools on the stream, which is. . .
June has been a banner month for online fly-fishing magazines, with lots of new issues and even new publications. Here are five great reads to get you through the lean times when you can’t be on the water. (You know: like work.) First off is the latest offering from The New Flyfisher, the companion to the Canadian TV show we often feature in the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival. This issue offers great. . .