The Orvis fly-fishing blog celebrates all things fly fishing, featuring top-notch articles, tips, photos, videos, podcasts and the latest fly-fishing news. From trout fishing in the famed rivers of Montana to brown-lining for carp in the urban jungle to chasing sailfish of the coast of Baja, we cover all sides of the sport we love. Regular features include Tuesday Tips, which will make you a better angler, and the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, made up of the best videos from around the world.

What are the Greenest Companies In Fly Fishing?


Written by: Phil Monahan

The first thing a visitor to Orvis HQ in Vermont sees is our commitment to nature and canine health.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Fly Fisherman has just published Monte Burke’s feature article “The Greenest Companies In Fly Fishing” online, and it makes for interesting reading. Orvis is proud to share top billing, along. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Louisiana Handful

Written by: Nick Vlahos


Nick Vlahos cradles a beautiful 25-pound redfish from the Louisiana Marsh.
Photo by Barret Bertucci

This redfish was landed on December 11th during a trip out to the South Louisiana marsh. We were fishing in two feet of water while poling along the edge of the grass, attempting to take. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Young Gunn’s Permit


Written by: Phil Monahan

Young Troy Gunn caught two of these beauties in Belize, while mom and dad struck out.
Photo by Terry Gunn

In “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” department, 14-year-old Troy Gunn, son of Wendy and Terry Gunn of Lees Ferry Anglers, shows off a dandy permit caught in Belize. During his. . .

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Photo Essay: The Art and Science of the Spey Cast


Written by: Phil Monahan

Taylor Edrington, of Royal Gorge Anglers, rocks a powerful D-loop that really loads the rod.
Photo by Sandy Hays

One of the tough things about traveling with a fly-fishing photographer is that they end up shooting many more great images than you can use in any one story, whether online or in a magazine. . . .

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