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Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Welcome to another installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” in which we answer readers’ questions about their biggest fly-casting problems. Reader Marc asked for help with this: I have been told my casting has a fault that’s called “creep.”...
  This week, I interview Josh Jenkins, Research and Development manager for Scientific Anglers. Josh, along with his crew, is responsible for all the cool new technology in fly lines.  Floating lines are confusing because there...
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’ve got...
Anodizing has a big effect on a reel’s durability and color. Photos via orvis.com Whenever you see advertising copy for a fly reel, it usually mentions that the metal is anodized. (For instance, the description might say that the reel...
Small flies have small hooks, which can make it harder to connect with fish. Image courtesy Tightline Productions In winter, most anglers fish some of the smallest patterns of the year: midges, tiny olives, and downsized nymphs. A small fly...
Everglades Short Documentary from Captains for Clean Water on Vimeo. 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,...
Welcome to the latest installment of our series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video will teach a single tying skill, from the most basic...
Written by: Kaitlin Boyer Kaitlin Boyer (right) and Robin Schmidt are working to bring more women through the guide school at Colorado Mountain College. Photo by Kaitlin Boyer There’s an old saying that “When women support each other, incredible things happen,”...
Written by: Robert Dance “Fall Rainbows,” Alkyd on canvas.  Robert Dance is a nationally known nautical artist who also fly-fishes and paints fly-fishing subjects. His work has been shown in the Smithsonian, was on the first National Park Stamp, and...
This week, the tables are turned, and usual host Tom Rosenbauer is answering questions (sorta). Dan Frasier–a long-time listener, sometime guest, and  author of The Orvis Beginner’s Guide to Carp Flies–used his editing skills to...

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