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.

Classic Pro Tips: 3 Steps to Teaching Teens to Fly Fish

Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions

Teens are among the hardest groups to engage in a new activity.
Photos by Will Lillard

Before I led Lillard Fly Fishing Expedition’s first teen fly fishing adventure, I sat down for a beer with TU’s Director of Youth Education, Franklin Tate. We talked about the success TU has. . .


Classic Video: Reelgirl Wins Some, Loses Some in Slovenia

Written by: Phil Monahan

We’ve posted several videos from Lotte Aulom—a.k.a. the Reelgirl—a Norwegian angler who hosts her own fly fishing blog. In this production, she fishes in Slovenia’s Soča Valley, where she. . .


Photos: Lunchtime Spey-Casting Lessons at Orvis HQ

Written by: Dan Davala, Orvis Travel

Pete Kutzer demonstrates the proper technique on the pond at the Orvis home office.
Photo by Jackie Jordan

Spring has finally arrived here in beautiful southern Vermont, and it’s getting pretty easy to find an excuse to be outside as much as possible during the work day. So at lunchtime today, . . .