Podcast: Selecting Flies for Saltwater, with Capt. Tuck Scott

This week’s podcast is a discussion with Capt. Tuck Scott, head guide at Bay Street Outfitters of Beaufort, South Carolina. Tuck gives us solid tips on choosing flies for saltwater inshore species, concentrating on redfish . . .

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Video: “Every Hour,” the Healing Power of Fly Fishing

Jessica Callihan wears a lot of hats. She’s a fine artist, the creative director of DUN Magazine, a fly-fishing instructor, and a public speaker. She’s also a Navy veteran, who was injured while training to become an aviation electrician. Like most vets, she’s . . .

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Podcast: Fishing the Texas Coast for Redfish and Trout, with Dave Hayward


Photo by Irene Kato

This week I talk to someone I have wanted to interview for a long time, about a subject that is long overdue—fly fishing the Texas Coast for redfish and speckled trout. Dave Hayward, manager of Swan Point Landing Fly Shop, was in a past life an Orvis . . .

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The Keys to Winter Redfishing in North Carolina

Written by: Gordon Churchill


Emerson proudly shows off a winter redfish landed by his dad, Chris.
Photos by Gordon Churchill

My iPhone weather app said it was 30 degrees when I left the house. I was meeting Chris Ellis and his seven-year-old son, Emerson, in an out-of-the-way North Carolina town near an out-of-the . . .

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Photos: False Albacore and More Off North Carolina

Written by: Connor Tapscott


These little rockets will get you into your backing in seconds.
Photos by Connor Tapscott

I clenched the salty, cork handle of my rod anxiously as we sped off toward the sight of splashing on the horizon. The water bubbled with small fish being pushed toward the ocean’s surface and . . .

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Podcast: Accuracy in Fishing for Redfish and Other Flats Species, with Lucas Bissett


I don’t know why redfish have a reputation for being easy to catch. Every one I have ever cast to was spooky and suspicious. I’ve also found that when casting to redfish, especially in the . . .

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Photo of the Day: A Bull Red for the Chairman


Leigh Perkins shows off a fat Florida spottail caught this morning off the Florida Panhandle.
Photo by Capt. David Mangum, Shallow Water Expeditions

Orvis Chairman Leigh Perkins--father of our current CEO, Perk, and Vice Chairman, Dave--is fishing today off the Florida Panhandle today with Capt. David Mangum of Shallow Water . . .

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Photos: Game time in Grand Isle

Written by: Drew Ross, Looknfishy


Drew traveled to the marshes of Souther Louisiana for a big redfish, and he found it.
Photos by Drew Ross

Our friend and frequent contributor Drew Ross recently made a trip to Grand Isle, Louisiana for the chance to sight-fish for big redfish. Although the weather conditions weren't ideal, Drew . . .

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