A gorgeous April day and a beautiful Montana cutthroat are reasons to celebrate.
Photo courtesy Tim Linehan
Tim Linehan—of Linehan Outfitting Company
in Troy, Montana (and former Trout Bum of the Week
and 2013 Orvis-endorsed Guide of the Year)—sent in this shot of a client's sweet. . .Read More »
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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. Sorry for the two. . .Read More »
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Written by: Nathan Cook, Fishing Manager of Orvis San Jose
Barred Surf Perch are the dominant species on the coast.
All photos by Nathan Cook
Living and working in Silicon Valley means two things: enjoying the sun for 300 days per year and longing to get to the mountains on my favorite trout streams, about 3-hours away. While those. . .Read More »
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Former colleague Eric Rickstad with a nice brown from the [REDACTED] River in Montana.
Photo by Phil Monahan
A few years ago, Eric Rickstad and I made plans to go to Montana in late April for the Orvis Western Guide Rendezvous. As soon as our travel plans were finalized, Eric started talking . . .Read More »
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Filmmaker RC Cone
spent lots of time in Iceland last year, working on a project called Yow: Icelandic for Yes!
Here's a killer short of guide Shane Stalling fishing in a canyon of the. . .Read More »
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I was recently asked if a test was needed to get a fishing license. It struck me as somewhat odd, because the answer is no.
This is hardly a high-quality video production, but the locations and the trout more than make up for any technical deficiencies. Two anglers head deep into the New Zealand backcountry in. . .Read More »
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Topwater season isn't that far off, and the folks at The New Fly Fisher offer some tips for fishing poppers for smallmouths. Host Colin McKeown visited Hawk Lake Lodge in Ontario and tried. . .
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For those anglers who fish tailwaters or spend time trying to catch trout during winter, scud imitations are vital. But these little crustaceans also exist in lakes, ponds, and spring. . .Read More »
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Many are familiar with the concept of catch-and-release fishing, but few know the actual techniques anglers have to use in order to inflict as little damage as possible upon the fish.