How to Swing Flies for Steelhead | MidCurrent

In this post over at the Orvis blog, a video from The New Fly Fisher takes you through all you need to know about swinging flies for steelhead. While this video focuses on Great Lakes steelhead, the techniques for swinging flies to fish are roughly the same,...

Video: Flies Stuck On the Bottom

Each week, Orvis releases a new video in their Basic Fly Fishing Tips series. These videos are hosted by the one and only Tom Rosenbauer. This week’s video goes over what to do if your fly gets stuck on the river bottom. There are a few different ways to get your...

Understanding Tides | MidCurrent

Photo by Evan Jones For freshwater anglers, making the transition to chasing saltwater species can be pretty daunting. It’s like learning the sport all over again, especially when you consider learning about tides. That’s why this post from Evan Jones over at Orvis is...

Don’t Throw the Hail Mary | MidCurrent

Photo by Louis Cahill This is a great story that illustrates a lesson I need a reminder of from time to time. When you’re into a pod of selectively-feeding trout – usually when they’re eating dry flies – it’s tempting to throw a Hail Mary cast, as Louis Cahill...