Video: How to Secure Foam on Top of a Hook

Patterns that feature large pieces of foam—grasshoppers, Chubby Chernobyls, and the like—present a challenge for tiers: the foam wants to rotate around the hook shank. In this week’s One-Minute Tying Tips video from Tightline Productions, Tim . . .

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Video: A Partnership Built on Conservation

If you’ve been reading our regular Wednesday Wake-Up Call posts, you’re surely familiar with the difficulties plaguing Montana’s Big Hole watershed, as well as the efforts by our partners at Big Hole Lodge to find solutions. Wade Fellin recently made this . . .

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Video: Casting a Dry Fly Upstream vs Downstream

One of the best things about summertime fishing is that you can often throw dry flies all day long. As you work a stretch of river, you may alternate between casting upstream, to cover the head of a pool, to . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.14.23

Welcome to the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available, and curate them for you. This week we’re serving up fifteen killer productions from around the world and the country. There’s . . .

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Video Pro Tips: A Hopper-Dropper Master Class

We’ve all heard the cliché that “10 percent of the anglers catch 90 percent of the fish,” but have you ever asked yourself why? To be a member of that 10 percent, you need to think a little more deeply about every aspect of your fishing. Here’s a great example.

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Video: How to Tie the DPH Caddis Dry

If you’re looking for an easy-to-tie caddisfly pattern that can imitate a variety if species, then Tim Flagler of of Tightline Productions has got a fly for you. The DPH Caddis can be tied in a variety of colors and sizes, and you should be able to whip . . .

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