Backwater Bass Fishing – Kayaks and Flippin Sticks — Tactical Bassin’

The bass were crushing frogs, buzz baits, and creatures. Using these power techniques while standing on a small platform presents unique challenges but...

Tips To Get Your Gear There Safely

Traveling to new destinations is...

Jig Fishing Made Easy – What Are All These Heads For?

Finesse Jigs, Swim Jigs, Flippin Jigs, Pitchin Jigs, Casting Jigs, and more! What are all these jigs for? Do we need them all?...

Boating License Restrictions and Regulations: It’s About Safety

Photos © Ken Schultz If you’re...

Topwater Tricks For Early Fall — Tactical Bassin’

As Spring turns to Summer the bass become more wary of topwater lures. As Summer fades to Fall it can be downright tough...

Easy Ways To Do Your Part

Why is it important for anglers to be leaders of conservation in the outdoors? Because the health, fish conservation and future of our...

Matt's Back! A Day Of Topwater Fishing!

Matt is recovering nicely from his horrible accident and the Doctors have cleared him to do some light fishing. Come along for a...

How to Tie a Loop in Fishing Line

Do you want to know how to tie a loop in fishing line so that your lure or fly moves more freely? Or,...

Video: How to Make Round-Rubber Hopper Legs

Last year, we launched a new series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions....

Sonar Basics: How to Find Fish — Tactical Bassin’

Today, most sonar unit's default frequency setting is 200kHz (Purple Beam). At this frequency, the bottom area that the sonar cone is covering...

6 Tips for Reducing Your Environmental Impact

There is no feeling that compares to boating across the water, wind in your hair and sunshine on your face. The euphoric boating...

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.31.18

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...

3 Ways To Fish A Worm For Bass This Summer —...

Summer time is prime time to fish a straight tail worm. We love to rig them on a shaky head and combine these...

5 Popular State Parks in Minnesota to go fishing

Psssst. Wanna know where you can fish without a license, and the conservation officer won’t care?    The answer is most Minnesota state parks. Find more...

Photo: Monster Taimen from Mongolia

Written by: Jeremy Kehrein, Sporting Travel Program Manager for Orvis Adventures Almost five feet of Mongolian taimen is a lot to handle. Photo courtesy Fish...

46 lb Striper Eats a Swimbait!!

Watch this GIANT bass DESTROY Shawn's S-Waver 200 Swimbait! He's fast-cranking the bait in heavy current when the giant inhales it. Ever wondered...

Fish Contamination Awareness

Properly prepared, a fillet of fish is delicious and good for you. However, as with just about every other food, there are some...

The Best Fishing Gear of 2018

We’ve come a long way from the cane pole and bobber. So, too, have the manufacturers of fishing gear, whether it’s a bomb­proof...

The 2018 “20 Days in September” Contest Kicks Off Today!

Last year’s ten finalists made voting for a winner very difficult! Photomontage by Phil Monahan Although meteorological summer doesn’t end for another three weeks, Labor...

Night Fishing For Bass: Everything You Need To Know — Tactical...

Are you ready to catch bigger bass at night? Tired of the same old results? Don't throw the same lures as everyone else!...