Pro Tips: Top 5 Topwater Flies for Largemouth Bass

Few things in fly-fishing are as exciting as watching a largemouth bass smash a fly on the surface, and Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides gets to watch this spectacle more than most anglers. Based in Austin, Texas, Dedeaux was a 2016 Orvis-Endorsed . . .

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Tuesday Tip: Using an Indicator Fly

There are few more maddening situations in fly fishing than watching fish gorge themselves right in front you but being unable to catch them because you can’t see your fly. (And for you whippersnappers who can now spy a Trico spinner at 60 feet: rest assured that such acuity won’t. . .

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Orvis Guide to Euro-Nymphing, Part 1: Overview

In the first video in our seven-part series on Euro-nymphing, Tom Rosenbauer and George Daniel discuss the basics of the technique and what separates Euro-nymphing from standard nymphing with a strike indicator. George explains . . .

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Video: How to Choose the Right Leader

In this week’s how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, he talks about leaders–those all-important connections between fly lines and flies. He identifies the basic kinds of leaders and when you might want to use . . .

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