Yesterday, I had the privilege of accompanying Phil Monahan to a rural Vermont stream in pursuit of native brook trout. An expensive fishing getaway? More like lunch break at The Orvis Company. As a social media intern here at Orvis, I’m working closely with Orvis News, which means Phil is kind of my boss. During our one-hour break, we fished several small pools on the stream, which is. . .
Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. We have a killer selection this week, fourteen more videos that will take you around the world.
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John McKinnie of Lone Mountain Ranch—in Big Sky, Montana—sent in these interesting images from last weekend, along with a note:
On a recent trip to the Firehole River inside Yellowstone National Park, one of my shop crew and future guide, Josh Berry, learned a quick lesson on. . .
Welcome to another edition of our trivia challenge, where we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love.
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Editor’s Note: “First Casts” is a regular feature that highlights great fly-fishing content from around the Web—from how-to articles, to photo essays, to interesting reads.
Whenever I run into a decent video from the 802, I feel I have to post it. We have some great fishing in Vermont, but it doesn’t get a lot of press. In fact, I’m going fishing at lunchtime today for brookies just like the ones shown here.
June has been a banner month for online fly-fishing magazines, with lots of new issues and even new publications. Here are five great reads to get you through the lean times when you can’t be on the water. (You know: like work.) First off is the latest offering from The New Flyfisher, the companion to the Canadian TV show we often feature in the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival. This issue offers great. . .
This week, we have a few Fly Box items on what to do after your fly drags, landing-net decisions, and how to get by in a boat with two fly lines and only one reel (my advice: don’t go there). Our main topic this week is about the importance of local knowledge for any kind of fly-fishing trip. It’s actually mostly. . .
Sometimes you run across a video that so perfectly illustrates its point, you don’t need any further explanation. I think you’ll see what I mean. I applaud Peter Broomhall for putting this online to educate the rest of us.