The Visions of an Angling Artist

“Brook Trout in Water.” Acrylic on canvas. 36″ X 18″ Paintings by Sarah Lauridsen A few years ago, we featured the...

Best Gear For Fishing A New Lake — Tactical Bassin’

Preparing for "anything" that a new lake can throw your way is very challenging. If you specifically select baits that have multiple uses...

What You Need in a Boating Pre-Departure Checklist

Photo credit Ken SchultzI created my first boating pre-departure checklist some years ago after towing my boat to a local launch ramp and discovering...

Video: How to Make Accurate Casts at Longer Distances

Here’s the latest video in our series featuring Pete Kutzer of the Orvis Fly Fishing Schools, in which he offers...

Fall Flounder Fishing on the Texas Coast

When temperatures cool off and the weather clears, anglers head to the Texas coast for the yearly ‘flounder run’. Flounder typically migrate from...

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Murph’s quizzical look could have one of several meanings. Photo by: Paul Fersen There’s something irresistible about that quizzical head cock in a dog—the tilted...

Giant Midwest Bass Eat Swimbaits Too! — Tactical Bassin’

We get asked over and over again if our techniques will work in a particular state or on a particular lake. Anglers constantly...

7 Tips to learn How to Fish for Squid

Squid are one of the best natural saltwater baits as well as terrific table fare. Whether you prefer them as hooked strip bait...

5 Things I’m Glad I Did at Pyramid Lake

Written by: Aaron Smith Angler Brad Bonnet shows off an 8-pound Lahontan cutthroat trout at Pyramid Lake. Photo by Bryan Glass 1. Went Anyway Days before any...

9 Pier Fishing Tips & Tricks For Beginners

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Photos and Story: Bulls and Rainbows in BC

Written by: Reece Fowler The bull trout of the Birkenhead aren’t huge, but they are beautiful and feisty. Photos by Reece Fowler There’s a trip in...

Fall Bass Fishing: How To Catch Bass On Spoons — Tactical...

As the cool nights set in, the jigging spoon bite is the best it will be all year. Don't be afraid to head...

Our Summer Halibut fishing trip in Homer Alaska

For wildlife viewing, breathtaking scenery, and spectacular hunting and fishing, few places can rival Alaska—one of the wildest destinations in the country. During...

Video: “Lost” on a Remote River in the Rockies

In the second episode of Fly Fusion TV’s third season, “Treasure Hunters,” Fly Fusion magazine editors Derek Bird and...

3 Must-Know Beach Fishing Rigs for Beginners

Surf fishing is popular in coastal regions because anyone with access to a beach can do it! No boat required. To get started...

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.5.18

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing...

20 Improvements to Fishing & Boating Over the Past 20 Years

While some may reminisce about...

Video Pro Tips: Do Leaders and Tippets Expire?

 In the past few months, we’ve posted a great new video series called “Getting Started in Fly Fishing,” from Brian...

Bass Fishing: Best Baits For Fall Fishing — Tactical Bassin’

Many anglers complicate their Fall bass fishing but it doesn't have to be that way. With just a small handful of baits we're...