Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.21.22

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival of 2022. Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we’ve got a baker’s dozen productions that run the gamut from the exotic to the . . .

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5 Items to Add to Your Fishing Pack

Every fly angler is familiar with the struggle: you want to pack enough gear to be prepared, but not so much that it slows you down. Sounds easy enough, but it can be a difficult balance to strike even for the most experienced anglers. In fact, . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Little Blue Heron Fly

Over the past two months, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions has dedicated six “One-Minute Tying Tips” videos to methods of creating tube flies. So this week’s how-to tying video features a pattern that will allow you to put these new skills to work. . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Approach a Trout Run

When you’ve found a nice trout run, don’t wade in willy-nilly and start casting. Take some time to plan your approach, one that will allow you to cover the most water and avoid spooking any trout. In this video, Joe Rotter from Red’s Fly Shop stops at . . .

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Video: Top 5 Tips for Great Lakes Steelhead

Do you want to catch more Great Lakes steelhead? The folks at Mad River Outfitters, in Columbus, Ohio, are here to help. Guide Josh McQueen breaks down his top five steelheading tips–from proper presentation, to dressing appropriately to being . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.14.22

Welcome to the first, all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival of 2022. Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we feature 14 killer productions that not only take . . .

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Video Pro Tip: Stay Late in Winter

Winter fly fishing is almost always about good moments. It’s rare to have good fishing all day when the temperatures are low. Instead, there are usually brief windows of time when the fish decide to bite. In this video, Joe Rotter from . . .

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Video: Bob Clouser on How to Tie the Clouser Minnow

In the decades since Pennsylvania icon Bob Clouser created his minnow pattern, countless variations have appeared (see the bottom of this post), but in this great video, the man himself shows you how he ties it. Straight from the horse’s mouth, . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Steve Huff “Double Figure 8” Knot

You ever wonder what knot big-tarpon hunters use? Here’s a cool tutorial on how to tie the “Double Figure 8” knot, popularized by legendary Florida guide Steve Huff. I put “Double Figure 8” in quotes because this knot bears no relation to the figure-8 knot . . .

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