The Orvis fly-fishing blog celebrates all things fly fishing, featuring top-notch articles, tips, photos, videos, podcasts and the latest fly-fishing news. From trout fishing in the famed rivers of Montana to brown-lining for carp in the urban jungle to chasing sailfish of the coast of Baja, we cover all sides of the sport we love. Regular features include Tuesday Tips, which will make you a better angler, and the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, made up of the best videos from around the world.

Preserving Mongolia’s Taimen Fishery for the Future

Written by: Peter Fong, Mongolia River Outfitters


Taimen anglers are passionate about preserving habitat and promoting catch and release.
All photos courtesy Mongolia River Outfitters

One of the many benefits of longer-term commitment is the chance to be part of a deep-rooted success. Way back in 2008, when the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), RARE, Nomadic Journeys, . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week XLII: Bryan Gregson


Written by: Phil Monahan

Bryan’s work takes him to some amazing places, such as the jungles of Bolivia.
All photos courtesy Bryan Gregson

Bryan Gregson is a Bozeman-based photographer whose images of fly fishing and snow sports have graced pretty much every magazine dealing with these subjects. A Utah native, he has. . .

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January on the Madison Can Be a Blast

Written by: John McKinnie, Lone Mountain Ranch


A bluebird day on the Madison chases the winter blues away.
All photos by John McKinnie

We were headed to the Madison on a blustery January day. We departed the ranch around 8 a.m. with the temperatures hovering around 5 degrees. As we drove through the Gallatin Canyon. . .

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Photo of the Day: Brown-Trout Recon in New Zealand


Written by: Phil Monahan

Dave Perkins is testing out his new Recon rod on the South Island. He seems pretty happy with it.
Photo courtesy Dave Perkins

Orvis vice chairman Dave Perkins is fishing out of Stonefly Lodge this week, enjoying some killer sight-fishing on the South Island of New Zealand, and he emailed this photo over the. . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.23.15


Written by: Phil Monahan

Welcome to our latest 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’s collection features another 17 videos (prime numbers rulz) from around the world, with a healthy dose of saltwater stuff to spice. . .

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Q & A with Cameron Mortenson: The Future of Glass


Written by: Phil Monahan

Cameron Mortenson with a fine Great Lakes smallie.
Photos courtesy Cameron Mortenson

Cameron Mortenson is the founder of The Fiberglass Manifesto website, which champions the use of fiberglass rods in this age of graphite. He agreed to submit to a few questions about his own. . .

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