Every week, we explore what’s new in fly-fishing video in the F5, but I also like to poke around on Youtube and Vimeo to look for gems created before this blog ever got off the ground. Here’s some amazing footage from across northern Europe from Danica Films, and uploaded in 2008 (a.k.a. “Back in the Day”).
Written by: Mike Mazzoni
Once again, I find myself enjoying a sort of fly-fishing novelty: targeting arctic grayling, like chasing carp, is often overshadowed by eastern Utah’s superb trout fisheries. Grayling have a special place in my fly fishing memories; while working in Colorado four years ago, I landed an arctic grayling, a rare catch in a fishery known mostly for its. . .
Here’s a wonderful video about a Casting for Recovery alumni retreat in the Rangeley Region of Maine. It really does a great job of showing the impact that these events have on both the women (breast cancer survivors and patients) and those who guide them on the water. The event was hosted by . . .
Written by: Paul Moinester
[Editor’s Note: Paul Moinester has embarked on a six-month, 20,000-mile adventure to exploring the upstream battle to protect wild fish and their habitat. (Check out his introductory post here.) He will be posting dispatches on the Fly Fishing blog throughout his journey.]
Runoff was in full force in Colorado. Everything was running high, fast, dirty, or just totally blown out. I was in Grand Lake visiting my buddy C, a former colleague from my DC days, and exploring the headwaters of the. . .
When I guided fly fishers in Alaska in the mid 1990s, one of my favorite things was fishing near brown bears, some of Nature’s most beautiful creatures. Because there is so much food available, the bears are for the most part completely uninterested in humans, and although I always carried a shotgun in bear country, it was more for the. . .
Written by: Ryan Newman
While fishing the Provo River, guide Greg Randall landed this 16-inch brown trout. When he reached down to unhook it, the fish yacked up this little guy! Even with this monstrosity in his mouth, he was still. . .
This week I offer 10 (actually 12 because I thought of a couple more as I was talking) tips on fishing pressured waters—those where trout get pestered all day long with different fly patterns. The logical course of action would to avoid those places, but the problem is that these waters are typically full of. . .
Written by John Bleh
South America has long been famous for its great fishing. Anglers from around the world journey here to catch brown, rainbow, and brook trout, and even landlocked salmon—all introduced at the beginning of the last century. Although there’s plenty of good dry-fly fishing to be found throughout the rivers and lakes of. . .
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. I’m filling in for Phil again, who’s in Montana for the week. We’ve got another killer line up in store, with seventeen more videos that will take you around the world…