Video: How to Catch Bass on a Fly, with Tom Rosenbauer

Season 2 of the “Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing” TV show kicked off with this great episode on how to catch bass, especially in the early season. Tom talks about temperature, presentation, flies, and finding fish. There’s so much info here, you may . . .

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Video: How to Fly-Fish for Bass, Part I

Recently, our friend Alvin Dedeaux of Orvis-endorsed All Water Guides in Austin, Texas, posted a three-part series of videos on how to get started fly-fishing for bass. He kicks things off by saying that many folks ask him why they . . .

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Tuesday Tips: 3 Keys to Catching Bass on Topwater Bugs


This chunky largemouth fell for a deer-hair slider, the Umpqua Swim Frog diver.
Photo by Reid Bryant

Catching largemouth bass on surface flies is a lot of fun, but it’s not as easy as you might think. Bass aren’t like northern pike, almost always willing to chase down a big meal. In fact, bass. . .

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Pro Tips: Top 5 Topwater Flies for Largemouth Bass

Few things in fly-fishing are as exciting as watching a largemouth bass smash a fly on the surface, and Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides gets to watch this spectacle more than most anglers. Based in Austin, Texas, Dedeaux was a 2016 Orvis-Endorsed . . .

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Video: How to Catch Bass on a Fly

In Episode 2, host Tom Rosenbauer shows you how to find and catch bass, which are the number one sport fish in America, for good reason. They are great fighters and are in virtually every state. This video will teach you the . . .

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Podcast: Chasing White Bass, with Jim Weatherwax

Tired of crowded trout streams? Looking for a new fish to catch that will give you a tussle and challenge your skills? Look no further than the white bass, which is a common fish in many parts of the US, from the Great Lakes to . . .

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