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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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 Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, The Everglades Foundation, Captains for...
Written by: Tom Rosenbauer The 9-weight has enough backbone to fight big stripers trying to use the current of a heavy rip. Hands-down the most popular saltwater or big-game rod in the Orvis line-up is a 9-foot, 8-weight. But I...
Graphic by Les Booth Fly fishers have spent a lot of time over the past few years trying to promote the #Keepemwet ethic as a way to ensure the highest survival rates from catch-and-release fishing. What we’ve...
Here’s the second episode of “The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing” to be published on Youtube. (We told you about Episode I and the series last week.) In Episode II, Tom Rosenbauer focuses on...
Every time we go fishing, we learn something–even the amazing vacuum cleaner Jesse Haller, our resident Euro-nymphing expert. So I asked Jesse what he has learned over the past 12 months, and it’s a...
I am out of the office this week, so here’s a classic edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we serve up...
It being Independence Day and all, I figured the Patriot was the perfect fly to showcase. In a sport where exact imitation is often the name of the game, this fly stands out like...
I receive a lot of photographs of great fish from anglers out in the field. Most photos are well done, but many are unpublishable for a simple reason: the photo shows poor fish-handling technique....
Written by: Mike Lembke, Wollaston Lake Lodge If you’re chucking the right flies, you can land huge northerns on a fly rod. Photo courtesy Wollaston Lake Lodge Over the last 25 years of chasing giant pike with a fly rod, I’ve...
Here’s another great how-to video in a new series from Arizona Game and Fish and former Orvis Fishing Manager Cinda Howard, who now runs Fly Fish Arizona and Beyond. In this episode, Cinda walks...

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