Written by: Phoebe Bean
The author with a feisty, hard-fighting brown trout.
The craze at Silver Creek surrounding the famous brown-drake hatch has begun. Although there are many fantastic aquatic insect hatches in the West, the brown drake is hard to beat, and. . .Read More »
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Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, featuring the best videos from around the world. This week, we have sixteen videos from such diverse, exotic. . .Read More »
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The key to fishing tight spots is to limit the amount of line you have on the water.Photo by Phil Monahan
This time of year, I spend a lot of time on small mountain streams, where the trout lies are surrounded by vegetation, rocks, and different kinds of current. In this video, Klent Klewein of. . .Read More »
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Written by: Stu Thompson
I'd be all smiles, too, if I'd landed a fat brownie like that!
Photo by Kevin Thompson
My son, Kevin, and I got out one long weekend in May for our yearly father-and son-fishing trip. We went up to Duck Mountain Provincial Park and had some really good fishing, even though. . .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. This week, we've got. . .Read More »
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That's a healthy rainbow trout from a country not known for its fly-fishing culture.
Photo courtesy Naser Derakhshan
At the end of last summer, we posted about fly fishing in the mountains of Iran (see Part I
and Part II
). This morning, our new Persian friend, Naser Derakhshan of Fly Fishing Club Shahrekord
, . . .Read More »
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Written by: Pete Shanafelt, Bighorn Angler
A "mixed bag" of spring nymphs for fishing the Bighorn.
Photo courtesy Bighorn Angler
Sorting through the many mayfly fly patterns on the market today can be confusing, as there are a plethora of "bin appeal" patterns and not so many with real "trout appeal." The patterns listed. . .
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Back in March, we posted the trailer
for a film by Max Rhulen
, a Colorado photographer/filmmaker who is already pretty accomplished for a high-school student. Here's the finished five-minute. . .Read More »
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Written by: Patrick B. Blackdale, Willowfly Anglers at Three Rivers Resort
Taylor Park Reservoir is gorgeous in the early season, with snow-capped peaks all around.
Photos by Patrick B. Blackdale
Mid-May is a great time of year to search for pike on Taylor Park Reservoir in central Colorado. Sometimes, however, the trip ends up being more about double-haul practice. Either way, . . .Read More »
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Written by: Kubie Brown, Orvis Manchester
Kubie Brown is all smiles, as he holds a 40+-inch northern pike from Upstate New York.
Photos courtesy Kubie Brown
Every year, I head up to the Adirondacks with my brother and my buddy, Justin, to hunt the ponds, lakes, and rivers of the region for big post-spawn northern pike. In the past, we've found that. . .Read More »
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