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, fifteen more videos that will take you around the world. Thanks to our awesome intern, Grant White, for taking over curatorial duties of the. . .
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. This week’s Classic Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge (actually including questions from two previous quizzes) is all about casting and presenting. . .
Written by: Steve May
Many anglers are turned off by fly-fishing because they think it is too technical. Oftentimes, experienced anglers try to impress new fly fishers by spouting off about the “Baetis hatch” or talking about the “Ephemerellas” they saw yesterday. It can seem a. . .
A couple weeks ago, in the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, we featured Part I of “Bonaventure Hooké,” which saw our favorite Québécois anglers. Here’s part two, which features an interesting aspect ration and three female fly fishers putting the hurt on some Atlantic salmon. Oh, and there’s a beautiful dog, as well. Good stuff.
We hope you’re enjoying the Orvis “Summer of Carp” celebration as much as we are! As part of the festivities, we’re holding an eight-week carp-photo contest that anyone can enter. Remember, the winner depends on YOUR votes, so come back often and give them your support! Here are the winners for our Video, Ugliest, and Funniest categories, as well as a special extra winner in the Smallest category:
Congratulations to Nicolas C. of Montreal, Quebec on his second win (this time for video!)
Click “Read More” for all the winners.
Written by: Robert Daniel
The 28-inch brown in the picture was actually caught when I was carp fishing! It was the last day of the week-long Sweetwater Guide School on the Bighorn River in Montana. I—as well as two other students and Ron Meek, who runs the guide school—had decided to fish for carp in the reservoir above the dam on the Bighorn. We were catching decent carp on cicada dry-fly patterns, and they would take you. . .