Video: How to Tie the Slim Beauty Knot

This week for “Master Class Monday”—our new feature about taking your fly fishing skills to the next level—Pete Kutzer demonstrates the slim beauty knot. It was developed by noted . . .

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The Keys to Winter Redfishing in North Carolina

Written by: Gordon Churchill

Emerson proudly shows off a winter redfish landed by his dad, Chris.
Photos by Gordon Churchill

My iPhone weather app said it was 30 degrees when I left the house. I was meeting Chris Ellis and his seven-year-old son, Emerson, in an out-of-the-way North Carolina town near an out-of-the . . .

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Pro Tips: Stop Fidgeting on the Saltwater Flats

Written by: Robert Morselli

Standing still on the saltwater flats can actually draw fish to you.
Photo by Sandy hays

Remember your parents telling you to stop fidgeting? Well, take that advice with you the next time you find yourself wading. The rule of thumb we’ve all read and heard countless times is. . .

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Pro Tips: How to Catch the Biggest Fish of Your Life

Written by: Matthew Calderaro

Calderaro hunted this awesome marble trout for a week on the Soca River. (See the video below.)
Photo courtesy Matthew Calderaro

Catching big fish requires a fly angler to switch their mindset from fishing to hunting. If an angler can commit to this switch, the results can be fantastic and open a whole new world of. . .

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Video: Learn the Basics of Fly Fishing

Did you get a new fly rod for Christmas? Then it’s time to start learning how to use it, and there’s no better teacher than our own Tom Rosenbauer. Here’s a great full-length episode of “The Orvis . . .

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5 Gift Ideas for the Fly Fisher in Your Life

It’s that time of year, and you have probably read or seen a hundred articles offering gift ideas for the person who has everything. Well, here comes another one, but with a different slant. It’s based . . .

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