Friday Film Festival 11.24.11

Welcome to the Black Friday edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. Hopefully, you’re done with your Christmas shopping already, so you can sit back and enjoy the show. (That is, if you didn’t get pepper-sprayed by a “competitive shopper.”) This week’s collection offers plenty of. . .

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Tuesday Tip: Parachute and Pile Casts

Welcome to another installment of “Ask an Orvis Fly-Fishing Instructor,” with me, Peter Kutzer. In this episode, I explain the differences between the parachute cast and the pile cast, both of which are slack-line casts that can be useful when you’re fishing across conflicting currents or to a fish downstream. To make a parachute cast, you stop the rod high and keep the tip. . .

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Friday Film Festival 11.18.11

Welcome to another edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. This week’s collection has plenty of saltwater action, featuring films from North Carolina, the Seychelles, and even Angola. In one of these videos, you’ll learn why you don’t want a jumping tarpon next to the boat. For freshwater aficionados, we’ve got great stuff from Russia, Iceland, and. . .

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Friday Film Festival 11.11.11

Welcome to the Nigel Tufnel Memorial “This one goes to eleven” edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. (And please remember that Christopher Guest also played fly-shop owner Harlan Pepper in “Best in Show,” which makes this reference even more appropriate.) This week’s collection is one. . .

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Friday Film Festival 11.04.11

Welcome to another edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. This week’s collection starts off with a couple of Aussies heading deep into the rainforest in search of an elusive jungle species. When they finally achieve their goal, you might be surprised. As you might imagine, . . .

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Friday Film Festival 10.28.11

Welcome to another edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. This week’s collection bounces all over the planet; in fact, just three of the eight videos are from the good old U.S. of A. The rest come from such far-flung locations as Wales, Japan, Russia, and Lithuania. Who knew. . .

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Friday Film Festival 10.21.11

Welcome to another edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. In this week’s collection, we witness the beginning of trout season in New Zealand, which is hopefully the harbinger of many great videos to come over the next six months. We’ve also got great steelhead action from Oregon, big-river cohos on the Skeena, and excellent saltwater. . .

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Friday Film Festival 10.14.11

Welcome to another edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. This week’s collection is super trouty, with just a couple of tarpon videos to break it up.  From New Zealand, to England, to Wisconsin and Montana, there’s a ton of great footage in this week’s festival. There are also plenty of lessons for anglers and travelers alike. One of the best parts of watching all these videos is seeing how other fly fishers do things, whether it’s rigging, fly presentation, . . .

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Friday Film Festival 10.07.11

Welcome to another edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. This week’s collection is pretty darned trouty, perhaps reflecting the end of the season in many parts of the country. But salty anglers get a taste, too, with videos from Cuba, Florida, and the Maldives. As usual, there’s plenty of. . .

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Friday Film Festival 09.30.11

Welcome to another edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. This week’s collection offers super-fast action in the salt for albies, redfish, and snook, as well as great steelhead footage to get Great Lakes fishermen pumped for the season. We’ll also take you to Alaska for an adventurous float trip that features three guys daring each other to eat. . . .

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