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.

Photo of the Day: The Giants of November

Written by: Brian McGeehan, Montana Angler Fly Fishing


A fish like this is well worth the firigd fingers and toes that come with November in Montana.
Photo courtesy Bill Buchbauer

Here’s a monster brown that Montana Angler guide Bill Buchbauer landed the other day on the Missouri River. In November, Montana rivers are nearly empty and the weather can be a toss up, but the rewards are high. October gets a. . .

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Photos: Hot Redfish in the Cold Sun


Written by: Phil Monahan

Seeing one of these bulls sunning himself near the surface must be awesome.
All photos by Capt. Lucas Bissett

Capt. Lucas Bissett, who guides in the coastal marshes outside of New Orleans, sent in these photos of some big fish he’s been catching lately, along with a note: . . .

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Video: Get an Inside Look at the Orvis Guide Rendezvous


Written by: Phil Monahan

Let Tom be your guide through OGR14.

Last year, during the first weekend in April, the sleepy city of Missoula, Montana was invaded by hundreds of fly-fishing guides and Orvis employees for the 2014 Orvis Guide Rendezvous and Down the Hatch Fishing Festival. We posted about it a. . .

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