Author: Phil Monahan

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Take an ALL-NEW Orvis Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 08.18.22

Take an ALL-NEW Orvis Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 08.18.22

Our twice-monthly(?) trivia challenge is back, with Assistant Editor Evan Jones serving as Quiz Master from now on. Every so often, Evan will te [...]
Classic Pro Tips: How to Make Good Short Casts

Classic Pro Tips: How to Make Good Short Casts

Based on what you see when folks are trying out new fly rods at a consumer show, you might believe that fly-fishing requires super-long casts al [...]
Video: How to Fish Flat Water Under a Bright Sun

Video: How to Fish Flat Water Under a Bright Sun

Here’s the latest video in the series “As It Happens” from Jensen Fly Fishing, as Dave and Amelia allow the viewer to experience a fishing sit [...]
Trout Fishing Big Lakes, Part 2: The Deep Rig

Trout Fishing Big Lakes, Part 2: The Deep Rig

Written by: Jim Elias, Fish Mammoth guide service As weather warms and drought grips many areas, big fish hold even deeper during the summer. [...]
Pro Tips: Alvin’s Top 5 Flies for Bass

Pro Tips: Alvin’s Top 5 Flies for Bass

I would assume that, by now, Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides needs no introduction. After decades of guiding fly fishers for bass in his nat [...]
Video: How to Tie the Foam Beetle 2.0

Video: How to Tie the Foam Beetle 2.0

This time of year, I see very few insects hatching on our local waters, so I almost always fish a terrestrial pattern. Foam Beetles are great be [...]
Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.17.22 – Orvis News

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.17.22 – Orvis News

TU’s latest film, “Spread Creek,” is a story about wild, native cutthroat trout and the power that partners can have when we come together.​We [...]
Pro Tips: How to Treat a Trout Right

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 done, but many are unpublishable for a simple [...]
Trout Fishing Big Lakes, Part 1: Finding Fish

Trout Fishing Big Lakes, Part 1: Finding Fish

Written by: Jim Elias, Fish Mammoth Guide Service  Big lakes can produce equally large trout, but you have to know where to look.All photos b [...]
Video Pro Tip: How to Manage Your Line on a Small Stream

Video Pro Tip: How to Manage Your Line on a Small Stream

I’ve guided a lot of folks–including friends and family–on small streams, and many of them have difficulty keeping their line sorted as they m [...]
Master Class Monday: How to Set Up to Fish a Spinner Fall

Master Class Monday: How to Set Up to Fish a Spinner Fall

In this great episode of “Master Class Monday,” Dave and Amelia Jensen walk you through gear choices for making the most of spinner falls. It’ [...]
Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.12.22

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 08.12.22

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos a [...]
Podcast: All About Fiberglass Fly Rods, with Cam Mortensen

Podcast: All About Fiberglass Fly Rods, with Cam Mortensen

[Interview begins at 51:24.] My guest this week is Cameron Mortensen of The Fiberglass Manifesto. Cam knows more about fiberglass fly rod [...]
Pro Tips: How to Make the Most of Late-Summer “Hoppertunities”

Pro Tips: How to Make the Most of Late-Summer “Hoppertunities”

Written by: John Way, The Tackle Shop When grasshoppers start filling the air with their distinctive whirring buzz, trout go on high alert. [...]
Video: How to Fish a Bass Popper for Maximum Effect

Video: How to Fish a Bass Popper for Maximum Effect

I spend a lot time during the season casting bass poppers and sliders from the family canoe. There’s definitely a way to do it right, and Colin [...]
Video: How to Tie the Hoh Bo Spey

Video: How to Tie the Hoh Bo Spey

Well-known angler Charles St. Pierre is a fishing guide, casting instructor, fly tier, and competition fly caster in his home state of Washingto [...]
Video: How to Fly-Fish for Bass, Part III–Techniques

Video: How to Fly-Fish for Bass, Part III–Techniques

Recently, our friend Alvin Dedeaux of Orvis-endorsed All Water Guides in Austin, Texas, posted a three-part series of videos on how to get sta [...]
Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part II

Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part II

Welcome to the latest installment of our series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Prod [...]
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