Video: In Search of Ice-Age Browns in “The Hidden”

“The Hidden,” one of the big hits from last year’s International Fly Fishing Film Festival, has just been released for general viewing. It stars several “Friends of Orvis”–including Fishing . . .

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Video: “North of the Wall” in Iceland

Here’s an absolutely gorgeous video about fishing the opening days of the sea trout season on Iceland’s Húseyjakvísl River. But the real story here is about how the river was brought back . . .

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Video: “Orri’s Story”—Saving the Atlantic Salmon

Here's a gorgeous film about a man who has dedicated much of his adult life to saving the Atlantic salmon and who is looking to pass on his passion to a new generation. Orri Vigfusson's legacy . . .

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Photo: Spencer’s PB Arctic Char in Iceland


Spencer Higa shows off his personal-best arctic char, caught in Iceland over the weekend.
Photo by Derek Olthuis

On Saturday, our pal Spencer Higa—fishing Manager for Falcon’s Ledge, in Altamont, Utah; inventor of the Higa’s S.O.S. nymph pattern; and former Trout Bum of the Week—sent in. . .

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Classic Photo Essay: Amazing Brown Trout and Salmon Fishing in Iceland


The Laxardalur beat on the Laxa River is probably the best beat for good sized browns in the whole country.
All photos courtesy Icelandic Fly Fishermen
Ingo Helgason of Icelandic Fly Fishermen sent me these beautiful photos from the past few months, along with a note: . . .

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Photo of the day: An Atlantic Salmon of a Lifetime

Written by: Alberto Rey


A Great Lakes steelhead-and-trout guy struck silver on a trip to Iceland.
Photo courtesy Alberto Rey
I was fortunate to land this gorgeous Atlantic salmon last night at 8:15 here on the Jokla River in eastern Iceland. My 14-year-old son, Diego, and my buddy, Matt, video taped the ungraceful. . .

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