Cheap Vs. Expensive – Best Fishing Rods — Tactical Bassin’

When choosing the best rod lines to invest your money Matt used the follow criteria... How sensitive are the rods? How consistent is...

Ned Rig Fishing For Big Bass

Finesse fishing doesn't always equal big bass but the Ned Rig is special. When the bite gets tough and you're faced with changing...

Topwater Challenge: He Called His Bites!

From the first cast to the last, these bass were chewing! When you hear guys talking about frog fishing, these are the bites...

Matt Buys A New Boat! — Tactical Bassin’

Our good friend Coop drove over from Arkansas and put the boat through the ringer. He inspected it, did the test drive, talked...

Crankbait Tricks For Early Fall Bass — Tactical Bassin’

We break these Fall transition fish into two categories. Some push baitfish shallow and will be targeted with Squarebills. Others follow the bait...

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.22.18 – 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...

Are Beavers Good or Bad for Trout? It Depends. . .

Depending on where you live, this guy could be a friend or foe. Photo by Steve from washington, dc, usa, via Wikipedia The Hendrickson spinners...

Take an All-New Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 08.23.18

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

Story: Struggle, Hope, and a Return to the River

Written by: Pauly Larkin Pauly Larkin appreciates his time on the water all the more for his struggles. Photos courtesy Pauly Larkin Editor’s note: We get...

Top 10 Flies for Fall on the Upper North Platte

Written by: Trey Mullen,  Brush Creek Ranch Fall in Southern Wyoming is always a special time of the year. The dog days of summer...

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.24.18

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...

Best Mosquito Repelling Spray & Gear

I’ll say this for mosquitoes: At least they have manners. They announce their arrival with a zither-like buzz. They don’t dive in for...

Amazon Prime Day Deals on Hunting, Fishing, and Outdoor Gear

Editor's Note: Prime day deals are over, but many of these products are still available. Happy Prime Day, everyone. Let the bargain hunting begin! Prime...

Best New Fishing Apparel from ICAST 2018

What you wear on the water can greatly impact your fishing experience. That little drip down the back of the neck, the chill...

Best New Fishing Accessories from ICAST 2018

If there’s one thing that ICAST, the biggest sportfishing tradeshow in the world, has shown us, it’s that if there’s a task in...

Best New Reels from ICAST 2018

Modern reels are engineered for performance. From lighter materials to stronger drags to the guts of a reel, manufacturers are constantly striving to...

Inshore Saltwater Fishing: 10 Tips for Beginners

Inshore saltwater fishing trips are a fun and educational way for everyone in the family to spend time together outdoors. Protected bays and...

Great fishing in heart of Minnesota’s Metro area

Are you trying to squeeze-in a little more fishing before summer ends? If so, give the Minneapolis-St. Paul area a try. It features...

10 Great places to go Fishing in San Antonio, Texas

If you’re looking for great fishing in San Antonio, Texas, you’re in the right place. Many public parks offer scenic settings with outdoor...

Toccoa River Fly Fishing Tips

When researching tips for a new fishing spot, I like to start with that state’s fish and wildlife site.  Not only will they...