Author: Phil Monahan

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Podcast: The Giant Trout of Pyramid Lake, with Mike Anderson

Podcast: The Giant Trout of Pyramid Lake, with Mike Anderson

[Interview starts at 45:23] Can you really catch giant cutthroat trout in the desert? Are they truly a native species? And do they really [...]
Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 12.02.22

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 12.02.22

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 [...]
Recipe for Adventure: Baled-Out in Chilean Patagonia

Recipe for Adventure: Baled-Out in Chilean Patagonia

Written by: Seth Berger, Orvis Fly Fishing Travel Specialist The rivers around Coyhaique offer shots at some gorgeous trout.All photos court [...]
Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.30.22 – Orvis News

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.30.22 – Orvis News

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Work [...]
Video: How to Tie the Eggstasy Egg

Video: How to Tie the Eggstasy Egg

Here’s a killer winter egg pattern that is a huge favorite of both well-known guide George Daniel and Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions be [...]
Master Class Monday: Keep Feeding the Fish

Master Class Monday: Keep Feeding the Fish

You can waste a lot of time fishing over trout that have been spooked (and are thus not feeding), but sometimes they surprise us, and persiste [...]
Pro Tips: Stay Away from Redds

Pro Tips: Stay Away from Redds

Written by: Patrick Fulkrod, The South Holston River Company Look for areas of exposed gravel Editor’s note: Fall is spawning time for many [...]
Podcast: Seasons of the Striper, with Bill Sisson

Podcast: Seasons of the Striper, with Bill Sisson

[Interview starts at 27:29] Bill Sisson is the founding editor of Angler’s Journal magazine and his recently published book, Seasons of t [...]
Video Pro Tips: The Simplest Nymph Technique of All

Video Pro Tips: The Simplest Nymph Technique of All

Fly fishers can geek out on the most subtle aspects of nymphing technique–from bead size to indicator materials to leader construction–all to [...]
Video: How to Tie Jeff Blood’s Blood-Dot Egg

Video: How to Tie Jeff Blood’s Blood-Dot Egg

Several species of fish–salmon, steelhead, trout, and more–will be spawning from fall through spring, so it pays to have egg patterns in your [...]
Classic Pro Tips: Keys to a Successful First Bonefish Trip

Classic Pro Tips: Keys to a Successful First Bonefish Trip

This South Andros bonefish was the result of lessons learned in Belize years earlier.Photo by Sandy Hays Anyone who reads fly-fishing magazin [...]
Master Class Monday: How to Prospect with Streamers on Big Rivers

Master Class Monday: How to Prospect with Streamers on Big Rivers

Finding trout in big rivers requires an angler to cover a lot of water, and you can make the job easier by identifying the most likely spots t [...]
Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.18.22

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.18.22

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 avai [...]
Podcast: All About Midges, with Rick Hafele

Podcast: All About Midges, with Rick Hafele

[Interview starts at 38:18] I get a lot of questions about midges and their life cycle, so I thought I would invite a professional entomo [...]
Video: How to Tie a Non-Slip Loop Knot

Video: How to Tie a Non-Slip Loop Knot

The folks at Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver have launched an educational video series hosted by director of education and guide Courtney Despos– [...]
Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.16.22 – Orvis News

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 11.16.22 – Orvis News

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Work [...]
Video Pro Tips: How to Set the Hook While Swinging Flies

Video Pro Tips: How to Set the Hook While Swinging Flies

When you are swinging flies–whether you’re after steelhead, salmon, or trout–you need to think differently about the hook set. If you raise yo [...]
Video: How to Tie-In Mylar Tubing

Video: How to Tie-In Mylar Tubing

Here’s another installment in a series of videos called “One-Minute Fly-Tying Tips and Techniques” from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions. [...]
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