Video: A River Out of Time

The Colorado River basin is the lifeline for much of the American West, and it includes some iconic fly-fishing waters, such as the Green and the Yampa. But years of drought, climate change, and misuse threaten the river’s health, which jeopardizes the . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.06.23

Welcome to our first edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival for 2023! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available, and curate them for you. Today, we’ve got an . . .

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Classic Video: Bulls on Top

You might want to close your office door before watching this, or your shouts of “Whoa!” and “Holy *#%$!” might bother your coworkers. Guide David Mangum has put together some. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Make an Overhead Mend

Winter is a great time to work on your technical nymphing game. Using smaller flies and thinner tippets can create multiple challenges, not the least of which is getting a size 20 nymph down into the strike zone–and keeping it. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How Do Trout See, Hear, and Smell?

The topic of how a trout’s senses should inform the way we fish for them is common among anglers, and this video does a great job offering a primer on how a trout experiences its surroundings. Once you understand all the . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Adams Bugger

It sometimes seems as if there is no end to variations on the Woolly Bugger, and for good reason: they work. Previously, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions taught us how to . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Staying “In the Box” for Single-Hand Spey or Skagit Casting

Ed Ward is a legend in the Spey- and Skagit-casting world, and here he explains the key to making good dynamic roll casts with a single-hand rod. According to Ward, you need to lock your casting elbow in place to keep the pivot point “in the box”–that is, in the same position through the sweep … Continue reading “Video Pro Tips: Staying “In the Box” for Single-Hand Spey or Skagit Casting”

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Video: How to Make a Double Dubbing Noodle

In this great video, Tim shows you how to make a cool mottled and segmented fly body by dubbing the legs of a loop with different colors. It’s an ingenious method that is both simple and versatile. Try this with different color combinations and . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 12.30.22

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’re serving up ten great productions, including some award-winners. From the . . .

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Video: “Chasing Natives” Across America

“Chasing Natives” is a short film about two “Sunshine-state glass geeks” who traveled 7,992 miles across the country and back, in search of native trout species. They added more than 10 species to their life lists, had many adventures, made memories, . . .

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