A couple weeks ago, a father hired me to guide him, his wife, his daughter, and her husband. The father and mother had fished 30 years ago, and the the other couple had never picked up a rod before. At this point in the season, I had planned to take them. . .
Like many fly-fishing guides, I’ve been hit pretty hard by middle age. The past 20-something years have been a blur, and I’m starting to feel it…. in more ways than one. I’ve noticed that late nights hanging out at the bar result in my feeling really . . .
This is a terrific video that shows you where to find trout in small streams, when you know someone else has already fished a pool. (See Part I here.) The video is worth careful study because it . . .
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Welcome to the another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we are serving up an even dozen great . . .
I was down in the Catskills recently and stopped in to chat with Evan Lavery of The Beaverkill Angler in Roscoe, New York. The topic of our podcast is hatches of the freestone rivers of the Catskills, in particular the Beaverkill and . . .
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Welcome to an all-new edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which 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, I’m serving up ten questions that run the gamut from . . .
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Last week I, had the opportunity to participate in the Two Fly Foundation's annual fundraising fly-fishing tournament in Wyoming. Originally formed to promote corporate philanthropy by companies operating in the Cowboy State, the . . .
Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a weekly roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore. . .