Pro Tips: How to Fish Caddis-Pupa Flies

Written by: Bill Edrington, Royal Gorge Anglers There are lots of patterns to imitate caddisfly pupa, created for different presentations. Photos via orvis.com For many anglers, the words caddisfly hatch conjure up visions of epic days, when all you need to carry is a few Elk-Hair Caddis dry flies. Those...

Video: Top 5 Flies for August 2019

In this month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Ivan Orsic and the legendary Landon Mayer fish the “Dream Stream” section of the South Platte and find some pretty trout. Then they sit on the tailgate of the truck and list Landon’s . . . The post...

Video Pro Tips: Understanding Fly Lines

Last year, Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outiffters in Columbus, Ohio, launched a great new series called “Getting Started in Fly Fishing.” In Episode 8, Flechsig walks you through the various options for choosing the right line to match your equipment . . . The post Video Pro Tips: Understanding...

Classic Fish Story: The Hot Dog Trout

Written by: Bryan Eldredge Guide Bryan Eldredge with his improvised hot-dog-forkPhoto courtesy Bryan Eldredge My teenage daughter’s text message said, “You’re stupid for running out of gas!” I knew she was kidding, but I was stupid. And the real stupidity was that I had run out of gas along Utah’s...

What to Do With a Stray Dog

Meeting a stray dog brings you to a crossroads of sorts. The choices you make in the next few minutes, days, and weeks could be no less than life changing—for you and the wayward furry fellow. The post What to Do With a Stray Dog appeared first on Orvis News....

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.14.19

The U.S. Forest Service has undertaken an initiative to update its regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA. Signed into law in 1970 by President Nixon, NEPA is one of our country’s bedrock environmental laws, . . . The post Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.14.19 appeared first on Orvis...

Video: How to Tie the Mickey Finn

The story of how the Mickey Finn got its name comes in several versions, but no one disputes that the pattern known first as the “Red and Yellow Bucktail” was popularized by famed angler and author John Alden Knight in the 1930s. Apparently, Knight . . . The post Video:...

Podcast: All You Ever Needed to Know About Shotgun Shells, with Mike Stock and Ben Frank of Winchester Ammunition

In his latest podcast, Reid digs deep into shot-shell development with two key members of the Winchester Ammunition Team–Mike Stock, Director of Commercial Sales and Product Management, and Ben Frank, Product Manager. They discuss all . . . The post Podcast: All You Ever Needed to Know About Shotgun Shells,...

Video: The Keys to On-Stream Etiquette

this week’s how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, he wades into a topic important to all anglers: fly-fishing etiquette. If read enough blogs or forums, you’ll see plenty of folks complaining that on-stream manners have gone . . . The post Video: The Keys to On-Stream Etiquette...