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.

Top 5 Unconventional Patterns for Early Spring in Colorado

Written by: Jon Easdon, Angler’s Covey


A March rainbow trout from a Colorado freestone stream.
Photo via Facebook/anglerscovey

When it comes to springtime in Colorado, the warmer weather and longer days spark a flurry of bug activity. Fish start coming out of their winter metabolism to an increasingly varied . . .

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Photo of the Day: A Bull Red for the Chairman


Written by: Phil Monahan

Leigh Perkins shows off a fat Florida spottail caught this morning off the Florida Panhandle.
Photo by Capt. David Mangum, Shallow Water Expeditions

Orvis Chairman Leigh Perkins–father of our current CEO, Perk, and Vice Chairman, Dave–is fishing today off the Florida Panhandle today with Capt. David Mangum of Shallow Water . . .

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Check Out the Nominees for the 2017 Orvis Endorsed Awards!


Written by: Phil Monahan

2015 Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide of the Year (East): Brown Hobson, based in Asheville, North Carolina.
Photo courtesy Brown Hobson

For more than thirty years, the Orvis Company has been recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides program. The winners of . . .

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