3 Fishing Knots Everyone Should Know — Tactical Bassin’

No matter what species of fish you pursue, these are extremely helpful knots. If you're a bass fisherman, they're the only knots you'll...

Take an All-New Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 07.11.19

Welcome to another edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly...

Which Fishing Line? Braid vs Fluorocarbon vs Mono — Tactical Bassin’

This video goes in depth about all 3 fishing lines. We ignored copolymer for the sake of time as its really just an...

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 07.10.19 – Orvis News

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a weekly roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working...

Our 10 Favorite Customized Zippos for Hunters and Fishermen

The Zippo lighter is an American icon. It was born in the shadow of the Great Depression. It’s passed around by soldiers in...

Pro Tips: Tom’s Favorite All-Around Saltwater/Big Game Rod

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...

Underwater Footage!! Best Creature Baits Compared! — Tactical Bassin’

Texas-rigged creature baits are one of the most consistent lures in bass fishing. Every angler knows that when the bass get around cover,...

How to Wash Gore-Tex Hunting and Fishing Gear

Fortunately, only a step away there is a warm and dry place where I can retreat—because while these ice-cold conditions are harsh, they’re...

Pro Tips: Support Your Bass—Stop the Lip Grip!

Graphic by Les Booth Fly fishers have spent a lot of time over the past few years trying to promote the #Keepemwet...

How to Modify Lures and Bait Rigs for Largemouth Bass

Soft-plastic swimbaits, particularly hollow-belly models, entice monster bass with their realistic movement and thumping vibration. The problem is their soft, pliable bodies have...

Video: The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing, Episode II – Bass...

Here’s the second episode of “The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing” to be published on Youtube. (We told...

Set Up the Ultimate Grab-and-Go Freshwater Fishing Kayak

A fishing kayak is the platform for all your gear—make sure it’s the best boat for you.Ben DuchesneyKayak fishing has changed so much...

Podcast: Five Things an Expert Euro-Nymphing Angler Learned this Year, With...

Every time we go fishing, we learn something–even the amazing vacuum cleaner Jesse Haller, our resident Euro-nymphing expert. So...

Swim Jigs: Everything You Need To Know For Summer Bass Fishing...

In recent years, most swim jig fishermen have begun to use a keitech as their trailer. While this can be effective (and we...

How to Pick The Right Kind of Fishing Line

Because flourocarbon sinks it’s not always the best choice to use with floating lures like topwater plugs, or for suspending lures or bait...

Classic Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.05.19

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...

Three Things To Look For In a Fishing Kayak

Most serious kayak anglers who spend time in lakes, rivers, or ocean bays and inlets where the water is deeper than a couple...

Video: How to Tie the Patriot Dry Fly (Happy Fourth of...

It being Independence Day and all, I figured the Patriot was the perfect fly to showcase. In a sport...

Is Lake Chickamauga Really That Good? (Big Bass Eats A Spinnerbait)...

In 3 days we never struggled to get a bite and we caught fish on every lure that we threw. From senkos up...

The Next Three Things to Buy After You’ve Purchased Your First...

Don’t be like this guy. Use a light pole when you’re fishing at night.StaffJust bought your first fishing kayak? Welcome to a great...