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 Photos: A Guides’ Day in Yellowstone


Written by: Phil Monahan

Maggie Mae shows off a gorgeous Madison River brown, from inside the Park.
All photos courtesy Maggie Mae Kuhlman

Lone Mountain Ranch guide (and former Trout Bum of the Week) Maggie Mae Stone sent in another great set of photos from Yellowstone National Park, along with a. . .

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Museum Pieces: Anglers-in-Chief

Written by: Peter Nardini, American Museum of Fly Fishing


President Eisenhower launches a cast on a mountain pond.
Photo courtesy AMFF

In honor of Presidents Day, we are featuring some of our most important fly-fishing Presidents. Because the Presidents took longer time off, sometimes up to three months, the opportunity. . .

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Video: “Blackwater” Discharges Threaten Florida’s Indian River Lagoon and St. Lucie Inlet


Written by: Phil Monahan

The line between the blackwater and saltwater is stark in this screencap.
Image via tcpalm.com

A fast-moving disaster is happening in South Florida, as the Army Corps of Engineers is releasing billions of gallons of fresh water from Lake Okeechobee into Indian River Lagoon and the. . .

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Classic Photos: Monsters of Christmas Island


Written by: Phil Monahan

Giant trevally are known for their fierce fighting abilities, and for finding ways to break an angler’s tackle.
Photos courtesy Molly Semenik

Right after her championship performance at the Salt Lake City “Best of the West” competition back in 2012, fly-fishing instructor Molly Semenik headed to Christmas Island to chase bonefish and. . .

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