Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.01.22

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. It was, frankly, a pretty slow week in the fly-fishing film world, but there are some real gems here. . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Sulphur Comparadun

The original Comparadun was created in the 1960s by famed tier and angler Al Caucci. Anglers were introduced to the pattern in the 1973 book Comparahatch, which Caucci wrote with Bob Nastasi. Ever since, the low-riding mayfly imitation has been . . .

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Video: How to Organize Tying Stuff, Part 1

In this installment, Tim shares a tip for storing small packages of materials, such as beads and hooks. He prefers to keep them in their packages, so if “disaster happens,” you’re not left chasing after tiny beads and hooks and then trying to determine the . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.24.22

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we’ve got an awesome collection of videos that will take you around the world to see a . . .

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Video Pro Tips: The Only 3 Knots You Need on the Water

When you’re on the water, you need a knot to attach a fly, a knot to connect tippet material, and a knot to put a loop in your leader. That’s all you need. Practice these knots at home and you’ll have more fun and less frustration when you get out on the water. . . .

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Video: Understanding Fly-Tying Waxes

In this installment, Tim walks you through the three different kinds of wax used in fly tying. All of them are applied to the thread, but they perform quite differently and offer different results. Whether you’re trying to create a tight, smooth dubbing body, . . .

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