Here, Tim explains when you want to use a glossy finish–one that stands out from the fly materials, and when you should go with a penetrating fish–one that soaks into the materials. The effects of each are quite different, . . .
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What if I told you of a mysterious place where dragons are real, fish strike with ferocity, and the islands shiver, amid the relentless heat of Indian Ocean sun? This is Indonesia—a nation made of more than 17,000 islands (no one knows the exact . . .
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One of the first things that a fly fisher learns is that matching the hatch is important. But how, exactly, do you do that–especially when there are no insects on the water’s surface? Here’s a two-part . . .
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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 was a killer week for . . .
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This week I interview Devin Olsen, whom you may know about from his competitive fly fishing exploits, but we don’t talk about that here. Instead, Devin walks us through what to look for when you first approach a stream and how . . .
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Written by: George Daniel, author of Dynamic Nymphing
A fluorescent yellow Mop Fly makes for an unnatural and dangerous ornament in a streamside tree.
Photo by George Daniel
Anyone familiar with The Hunger Games trilogy will recall a scene in the movie when the heroine sings the lyrics to a song titled, “The Hanging Tree.” This morbid tune is about death, but for . . .
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Two weeks into the 90-day period during which the public can comment on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Pebble Mine, anti-Pebble forces are speaking out in the media. . . .
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A lot of anglers struggle to learn the double haul, even when someone else demonstrates it for them. That's why I like to post several different teaching methods for the same cast, in the hope that . . .
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In the latest great fly-tying video from Tightline Productions, Tim Flagler shows you how to tie a cased-caddis imitation that, weirdly, has a tail. While this may offend die-hard hatch-matchers, I have a strong belief that, . . .
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One of the keys to a well-proportioned fly pattern is using the correct size hackle. And it’s not just about the appearance of the fly, as most dry-fly patterns depend on a certain length of hackle to ride properly on the . . .
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