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.

Tuesday Tip: Tom Rosenbauer’s Top 10 Fly Patterns

Written by: Phil Monahan

Tom shows off a fine Bitterrot brown trout with guide John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters.
Photo courtesy Blackfoot River Outfitters

We’re re-introducing a new feature on the Fly Fishing blog, in which we ask well-known anglers and guides to give us their Top 10 patterns. Sometimes the list will be species- or water-specific, but we’ll also feature collections of. . .


Photos: Bass Class on the Potomac River

Written by: Capt. Duber Winters, Store Manager, Orvis Woodbridge (VA)

It was an early-morning start for ten anglers and four instructors on the Potomac.
All photos by Duber Winters

We held another great Bass Class last week on the Potomac River in northern Virginia. Ten students and four instructors were on the water early last Friday morning, and we were blessed with good weather and great fishing! For. . .