Anyone heading out in the salt, in the tropics or anywhere else, should follow this advice. Our friend Conway Bowman‘s book, The Orvis Guide to Beginning Saltwater Fly Fishing, is full of great information, tips, and. . .
Sight-casting to bonefish in skinny water is a challenge that many fly fishers see as a vital rite of passage in their development. Once your angling skills reach a certain level, it’s time to test them against an especially spooky and powerful quarry, as well as. . .
Last month, we featured the first part of Hank Patterson’s Reel Montana Adventure, which saw everyone’s favorite guide finally getting. . .
Here’s a great video that walks you through a somewhat complicated pattern from well-known New Jersey tier, John Collins. About this fly, Collins says, “I created this pattern to imitate caddis larvae found in many rivers. After photographing numerous natural insects, I observed that. . .
The latest issue of the Canadian magazine The New Fly Fisher—an offshoot of the television show—is online now, and it’s free. With features on smallmouth bass, trophy brook trout, pike, and even. . .
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, sixteen more videos that will take you to amazing angling destinations.
Written by: Dan Davala
This past Tuesday, my good friend Trent Jones and I had the opportunity to chase some Virginia muskies with Orvis-endorsed Guide Matt Miles. While Matt guides clients for everything from trout to stripers, hunting down these toothy “river monsters” with a fly rod is his favorite challenge. You can tell it really gets his blood pumping. This was our second time fishing with. . .
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 one’s a new quiz, featuring 10 questions on fly identification.