Museum Pieces: Flies So Good They’re Scary

Written by: Peter Nardini, American Museum of Fly Fishing


The Ghost, one of the beautifully dressed flies in Mary Orvis Marbury’s display from the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.
Photos courtesy AMFF

In honor of All Hallow’s Eve, we have come up with a few historic fly patterns from our collection with some spooky monikers. . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.30.15

Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, made up of the best videos from around the world. This week, the day before Halloween, we’ve got a spooky thirteen videos, featuring everything from sea-run trout in Argentina to Low Country redfish to triggerfish caught on the Nubian flats. For best

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Photos: Discovering an Epic Urban Fishery II

This 22-inch brown lived where you wouldn't expect it: under a raft of trash in an urban river. Photos by Matt Dickstein
The summer before last, my family moved to an old New England mill town, and in doing so I gave up my beautiful freestone stream for a badly degraded, silted and channelized post-industrial. . .

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Photos: Discovering an Epic Urban Fishery II

This 22-inch brown lived where you wouldn't expect it: under a raft of trash in an urban river. Photos by Matt Dickstein
The summer before last, my family moved to an old New England mill town, and in doing so I gave up my beautiful freestone stream for a badly degraded, silted and channelized post-industrial. . .

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Photos: South Holston “Get The Tread Out” Clean-up

The single-day haul was impressive and offers hope for the future.
I have been a part of many river clean-ups. Usually, we pick up trash from along the banks and everyone goes home content—knowing that a darker pile of garbage was left in the river and. . .

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Photos: South Holston “Get The Tread Out” Clean-up

The single-day haul was impressive and offers hope for the future.
I have been a part of many river clean-ups. Usually, we pick up trash from along the banks and everyone goes home content—knowing that a darker pile of garbage was left in the river and. . .

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Photos: A Trio of Autumn Trout In New England

This Farmington River brown blends in well with the downed leaves. All photo by Aimee Savard
Editor's note: Aimee Savard of Tight Loops sent me these cool photos, along with a note: These images were shot this month, over several trips we took to rivers around. . .

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Pro Tips: Keys to a Successful First Bonefish Trip

This South Andros bonefish was the result of lessons learned in Belize years earlier. Photo by Sandy Hays
Anyone who reads fly-fishing magazines and websites knows that the bonefish is one of the real prestige species for saltwater anglers, but, despite the fact that I edited one of those magazines, I'd never even seen a bonefish in person until about a dozen years ago. My whole fly-fishing. . .

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