Pro Tips: How to Treat a Trout Right

I receive a lot of photographs of great fish from anglers out in the field. Most photos are well...

Cross Country Fishing Trip (22 States) – Update! — Tactical Bassin’

Our goal for 2019 is to bring TacticalBassin to you. We vowed in January to get on the road and visit as many...

Better Than Sunblock: Sun Protection Clothing to Save Your Skin While...

Magnificent CME Erupts on the Sun - August 31Sunscreen won't protect your skin from every kind of sun damage.NASASunblock is smelly, expensive, and...

Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Big Northern Pike

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...

Summer Bass Fishing: Senko And Frog Fishing Tricks — Tactical Bassin’

Matt hit the water with a simple plan. He rigged three rods and planned for a fun evening of senko fishing. While idling...

The 12 Most Classic Lures and Flies for Summer Fishing

It’s easy to walk into a bait shop and get sucked right in by duckling lures that look so real, they do everything...

Video: How to Fish a Small Stream

Here’s another great how-to video in a new series from Arizona Game and Fish and former Orvis Fishing...

Take an All-New Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 06.27.19

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

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.28.19

Welcome to the another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web...

Top 5 Ways To Fish BIG Worms This Summer — Tactical...

When the water gets warm its time to slow down and dredge bottom for the truly GIANT BASS. Tim loves slinging monster soft...

Podcast: Fly-Fishing for Pike, with Drew Price

This is a special backcast episode, and we are also posting a companion video over on the...

Fish Facts: Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

Alaska produces some monster kings, such as this Kanektok River beast.Photo by Chris Morgan, www.twosherpas.com Every June and July, anglers flock to Alaska for...

Summer Crankbaits For Big Bass on Lake Guntersville — Tactical Bassin’

The day starts off with a variety of baits on deck. Matt is throwing a squarebill crankbait, whopper plopper, frog, spinnerbait, keitech, gantarel,...

Pro Tips: How to Catch Grass Carp on the Fly

Written by: Drew Ross, Looknfishy You’ll have to learn to accept a pretty high failure rate if you want to eventually land a grass carp. Photos...

Video: How to Prospect for Trout, with Tom Rosenbauer

When you’re fishing a freestone stream, there are lots of places where trout could hold, but knowing which are...

Early Summer Whopper Plopper Fishing From The Kayak — Tactical Bassin’

The topwater bite in June can be truly incredible. The fish's metabolisms are the highest they've been in months, the water temperatures are...

Pro Tips: How to Make a Downstream Dry-Dropper Presentation to Wary...

Written by: George Daniel, Livin On The Fly Silver Creek guide Taite Pearson has stopped his rod high and then pulled back the tip to...

Hawk Lake Lodge, Day Three: Teeth and Mouths

This big pike put up a great fight and brightened what had been otherwise a slow morning.All photos by Sandy Hays After two days...

Hawk Lake Lodge, Day Two: The Mouse that Roared

Sandy is inordinately proud of his mouse-caught smallmouth on Cliff Lake.Photo by Phil Monahan Our second morning at Ontario’s Hawk Lake Lodge dawned bright...

Sonar Basics: How To Interpret Down Imaging Sonar — Tactical Bassin’

Modern electronics are incredibly powerful. Gone are the days of flashers and fish symbols, here to stay is a picture so clear that...