Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05/19/23

Friday Fly Fishing Film Festival 05.17.24

Welcome to the another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we’re serving up 10 remarkable productions that feature stunning cinematography and beautiful fish. You’ll learn about a species a

Orvis Outfitter Team Member: Reed Teuscher

Orvis Outfitter Team Member: Reed Teuscher

Reid Teuscher shows off a gorgeous wild brown from the Upper Delaware River in New York.All photos courtesy Reed teuscher. Welcome to our new series in which we profile members of the Orvis Outfitter Team, the customer-service folks who answer all your tackle and fishing questions via e-mail (fishing@orvis.com), telephone (800-548-9548), and live chat on

Wednesday Wake-Up Call: 05.15.24

Wednesday Wake-Up Call: 05.15.24

(embed)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exU9ZAUVqoY(/embed) Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, The Everglades Foundation, Captains for Clean Water, VoteWater.org, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, and Conservation Hawks (among others), we’ll make sure you’ve got the information you need

Video: How to Tie the Water Walker

Video: How to Tie the Water Walker

Wyoming guide and fly-shop owner Will Dornan came up with his famed Water Walker pattern to imitate the stoneflies of the Snake River Valley. The pattern looks great from the trout’s view: it has a slender body and sits low in the water like the naturals do. Fished with a little action on the surface,

The Trip, Day 43: New Zealand’s North Island

The Trip, Day 43: New Zealand’s North Island

Alberto Rey is a longtime Upstate New York steelhead guide, 2021 Orvis-Endorsed Fly-Fishing Guide of the Year, and a Distinguished Professor for Research and Creative Activity at the State University of New York at Fredonia. He and his wife have embarked on a round-the-world trip, and they have generously agreed to share occasional updates from their

Video: How to Bond Layers of Craft Foam

Video: How to Bond Layers of Craft Foam

(embed)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1Nswczf-T0(/embed) Here’s the latest installment in an ongoing series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. Each video teaches a single tying skill, from the most basic to the advanced. Ultimately, the series will serve as a sort of encyclopedia of tying skills that will be a valuable resource

Happy Mother’s Day Film Festival!

Happy Mother’s Day Film Festival!

Here’s to Moms everywhere: Our first teachers. Our first role models. Our first guides. Our first loves. Over the years, we’ve enjoyed some gorgeous, heartfelt, emotional films about fly-fishing moms, and here are five of our favorites that you can share with your own mom on her special day. (embed)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpLt8ThtOFc(/embed) Filmmaker Aaron Hitchins turns his