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.

Classic Photo Essay: In Search of the World’s Rarest Trout

Written by: Frank Seifert, Orvis Roseville This was the prize after many hours of driving and hiking. And it was worth it.All photos courtesy Frank Seifert Deep in the Sierra Nevada of California lives a trout so rare and unique that it has become almost mystical. The fish I am referring to is the Paiute

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The “20 Days in September” Project Update: Post-Irene Success


Written by: Phil Monahan

This a gorgeous, healthy brookie is a sign of the quality stream restoration work done over the past year.
Photo by Josh Samuelson

This week, the Kelley Stand Road, which runs over the Green mountains from Arlington to Stratton, Vermont, opened for the first time since being destroyed by. . .

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Fish Facts: False Albacore (Euthynnus alletteratus)


Written by: Phil Monahan

Dave Woolley with a false albacore that most likely would have broken the Connecticut state record.
Photo by Chick Corrado

The false albacore (Euthynnus alletteratus) goes by many names—little tunny, fat albert, bonito, spotted bonito—but whatever anglers call it, the species is prized for its blistering runs and sheer power. The smallest. . .

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