Monthly Archives: June 2014

The ‘Orvis Dogs Gift Card’ Sweepstakes II, Official Rules


Written by: Phil Monahan

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.27.14


Written by: Phil Monahan

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. This week, we’ve made a serious haul: twenty videos from around the world. There’s a hefty salt component here, especially for tarpon lovers, . . .

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Photo of the Day: A Great Start to a Fly-Fishing Career

Written by: Parker Smith, C Lazy U Ranch


On his first time out, Luke outfished both his father and his grandfather.
Photo courtesy Parker Smith

This is the first fish that 13-year-old Luke, an Atlanta native, has ever caught on a fly rod. Not a bad way to start! Now he’s hounding his dad to. . .

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Trident Fly Fishing’s 5-Weight Shootout Takes a New Approach to Rod Ratings


Written by: Phil Monahan

Fly-rod “shootouts” are nothing new—the folks at Yellowstone Angler have been doing them for a while—but the gear junkies at Maine’s Trident Fly Fishing think they have a better way. Among their innovations are using “real” anglers, rather than. . .

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