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.

Video: “Buffalo Brothers” in the Ozarks


Written by: Phil Monahan

About 90 percent of the media you see about fly fishing in Arkansas involves a huge dam and giant tailwater trout. Here’s a great, 11½-minute video that focuses on the “authentic Ozark . . .

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Photos: November in the Colorado Rockies

Written by: Jon Hill


Tom shows off a sweet rainbow (cutbow?) that warmed up the morning.
Photos by Jon Hill

My friend Tom and I decided to take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather here in Colorado this a couple weekends ago and headed into the Rocky Mountains for a morning on . . .

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Classic Story and Photos: Discovering an Epic Urban Fishery


This 22-inch brown lived where you wouldn’t expect it: under a raft of trash in an urban river.
Photos by Matt Dickstein

The summer before last, my family moved to an old New England mill town, and in doing so I gave up my beautiful freestone stream for a badly degraded, silted and channelized post-industrial. . .

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