Orvis Fly Fishing Guide
Orvis Hunting and Shooting Podcast: Over-Unders vs...03/27/15
This week we are including the most recent episode of the Orvis Hunting and Shooting Podcast with Reid Bryant. If you enjoy the show, please go to orvis.com/podcast and subscribe. In this episode, Reid interviews fomer Orvis gun smith, John Skinner on...
Our Leader on Leaders: Tom Interviews Perk Perkins
Tom interviews his boss, Orvis CEO Perk Perkins on leaders. Don't let the CEO title fool you, the guy knows his stuff. Would you like to be on the show? Tom tells you how to win a new contest and be one of our next guests. Also, Tom answers lots of...
The Ultimate Streamer Episode -- until our next one -- with Mike Schmidt
This week I have a long and fascinating interview with Mike Schmidt, designer of such giant trout streamers as the Junkyard Dog. He gives up his secrets on when to fish a giant streamer (and when not to), what techniques he uses, and also some tips on...
A Lifetime of Trout
This week I interview my old friend Kirk Deeter about Trout Unlimiteds Lifetime membership. This is a great gift for yourself or for a special person in your life (people often gift these to their kids for a special occasion) and this year the...
The Lord of the Flies Returns
In this weeks podcast, we continue our series on fly tying with an interview with a man sometimes known as The King of Swing for his steelheading skills, but he also has been called Lord of the Flies. Shawn Brillon is in charge of flies and fly tying...
10 Things I Wish I had Known About Fly-Tying When I Started
On the podcast this week I am all by myself--it's a topic I've been asked to address before and didn't require a special guest. It's entitled "10 Things I Wish I had Known About Fly Tying when I Started", and although fly tying is a never-ending...
Fly-Tying Tips with Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions
This week I ramble a bit with fly tying expert Tim Flagler, the hands and the voice behind those great Tightline Productions you enjoy every week. We did intend to talk about material substitutions and we do, but we also go off topic here and there....
Tying Flies for Warm Water
In this weeks podcast, I interview Dan Frasier, noted fly-rod carp angler and writer, on tying flies for warm-water species. But dont miss it if you are not a fly tier because he also gives lots of tips for catching carp, largemouths, smallmouths,...
Tom Interviews Hank Patterson
This week we celebrate our 5 millionth podcast download and what better way to celebrate than have my hero and mentor Hank Patterson as my guest? As with all things Hank, you never know where you will end up so be prepared for this one! On the serious...
Simon Says: A Guide to Guides
This week I interview Simon Perkins, youngest member of the Perkins family (the owners of Orvis) on our staff. Simon is in charge of our travel, schools, hunting, and guide programs and was a guide himself in the past. This week he gives valuable...
Steelhead Tips with Dave Perkins
This week I interview Dave Perkins, one of the members of the family that owns Orvis and Executive Vice Chairman of Orvis. Dave is one of the most well-traveled and experienced fly fishers I know, but he still enjoys fishing close to home as well. In...
The Secrets to a Good Fly-FIshing Video
In addition to your questions in the Fly Box, Tom is joined in the studio by Orvis News Editor, Phil Monahan.Tom and Phil discuss what makes a great fly-fishing video, touching on subjects such as the ideal length, the proper use of a GoPro, and...
The Most Important Saltwater Podcast We've Don
In this episode, Orvis Vice-Chairman, Dave Perkins and I interviewWhit Fosburgh about the impacts on our saltwater fisheries by recreational and commercial fishing and what the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership is doing to help protect them....
The King of Swing
This week I interview Shawn Brillon, the King of Swing here at Orvis. Hes a master at strategizing on swinging flies for both Atlantic salmon and steelhead, and his strategy works for trout streamers and wets as well. It should serve to get you jazzed...
West Coast Saltwater Fly-Fishing Tips
Did you know you can catch halibut on a fly rod in the Bay Area? How about striped bass, surf perch, sand sharks, tiger sharks, and jack smelt? Nathan Cooke of Orvis Sacramento gives us a great roundup of how to find these fish and how to catch them...
Tailing Redfish with Aaron Adams
In this weeks podcast I interview my good friend and fishing buddy Aaron Adams on tailing redfish. As a marine scientist, director of Bonefish Tarpon Trust, and a great all-around saltwater fly fisherman he gives some great tips on finding tailing (or...
Bristol Bay and Heavy Metal Fly Fishing
This week we take a break from our typical how-to podcasts (dont worry The Fly Box is in there this week, with tips on tippet material, keeping hands warm, and a what to pay most attention to in a fly-fishing class) and look at the passions of two...
Tips for Catching Warm Weather Steelhead
In this weeks podcast, I interview my old friend Brian OKeefe, founder of Catch Magazine, on tips for catching warm weather steelhead. Brian is one of the best anglers and teachers around, and I think its a particularly helpful interview full of good...
The Weather and its Impact on Fly Fishing
In this episode I interview my old friend Reynolds Wolff of the Weather Channel on the impact of weather on fishing conditions. As it usually happens on this show, we get off the main topic quite a bit. I am not sure who was interviewed more here,...
Five Reasons for Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone (fixed)
After a hiatus for family vacation, a trade show, a tarpon trip, and just plain sloth and procrastination, we finally have a new podcast and its a long one, well over an hour. In the podcast we talk about keeping hold of big brown trout, big browns...
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