I was fishing a local river with my friend Joe, trying to catch big fall brown trout on streamers and nymphs. The river in question (which shall remain nameless) definitely holds some beasties in the 25-inch range, but we mostly catch browns in the 16- to 20-inch class, which is. . .
The advent of autumn means it’s time for the serious saltwater-blitz season along the Atlantic seaboard. For many salty anglers, Lou Tabory’s seminal book Inshore Fly Fishing unlocked the secrets to casting for striped bass, bluefish, and false albacore from the beach. Tabory has designed many of the best striper patterns, including the Snake Fly shown here. With its. . .
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 great selection this week, seventeen more videos that will take you to amazing angling destinations. Northern Europe makes a pretty good showing, and we have our first fall striper videos, too.
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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Earlier this month, I was contacted by a writer named Ben Jervis who told me that he was working on an online piece for National Geographic about climate change and fly fishing. Since I don’t consider myself an. . .
Here’s a gorgeous video from Norway’s Trond Kjærstad, who puts his cell phone in flight mode and heads off to a sweet lake where big browns cruise among weedbeds. There are a couple killer shots of. . .
Some people fish with guides all the time, but most anglers have probably never done it. Others might hire a guide just once or twice a year. So if you do make that leap and hire a local expert to take you fishing, whether its on the Roaring Fork or the flats of Belize, what’s the best way to. . .