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The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast

Produced by The Orvis Company and hosted by Tom Rosenbauer, author of The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide, this podcast will provide you with tips on how to get the most of your time on the water. Read more about Orvis at www.orvis.com/podcast.

In this podcast, Tom shares his steelhead tips. Arrive early, go home late, be ready for nasty weather and you could be rewarded with some great fishing.

If you have any comments or suggestions for future podcasts, drop us a line at podcast@orvis.com.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

When the leaves change, so should your fly fishing techniques. Tom shares his tips for effective fly fishing in the fall.

If you have a comment or suggestion for a future podcast, please email us at podcast@orvis.com

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 1:57pm EST

All of us, from time to time, have struggled with setting the hook and wound up losing the fish. In this, the second of a two part series, Tom gives tips on effective hook setting techniques for saltwater and big game fish.

If you have a comment or suggestion for a future podcast, please email us at podcast@orvis.com

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 4:43pm EST

All of us, from time to time, have struggled with setting the hook and wound up losing the fish.

In this, the first of two parts, Tom gives tips on effective hook setting techniques for freshwater and smaller species.

Next week he talks saltwater and big game fish. If you have a comment or suggestion for a future podcast, please email us at podcast@orvis.com

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 6:15am EST

Tom has been pretty tied up for the past couple of weeks with the Fly Fishing Retailer Show in Denver. He will be back soon. In the meantime, please enjoy this video montage set to the music of our own John Stalcup from the Orvis web design department.

Please send comments or suggestions for future podcasts to podcast@orvis.com

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 2:48pm EST

Tom Rosenbauer hosts the third episode in a three part video series on how to read trout streams.

This piece comes from THE NEW FLY FISHER television series. Read more at www.thenewflyfisher.com.

To subscribe to The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 11:03am EST

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active duty military personnel and veterans through fly fishing and fly tying education and outings.

For the month of September 2008, round up your purchase on www.orvis.com and Orvis will match your contribution.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 4:00pm EST

Tom Rosenbauer hosts the second part in a three part video series on how to read trout streams. This piece comes from THE NEW FLY FISHER television series. Read more at www.thenewflyfisher.com.

To subscribe to The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 11:19am EST

Tom Rosenbauer, author of Prospecting for Trout, hosts a three part video series on how to read trout streams. This piece comes from THE NEW FLY FISHER television series. Read more at www.thenewflyfisher.com.

To subscribe to The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 3:38pm EST

In this video, Tom shows off the attributes of the new Battenkill Large Arbor Reel from The Orvis Company.

Check out customer reviews of the BLA by visiting  www.orvis.com and searching for "Battenkill Large Arbor Reel" in the search window.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 10:38am EST

A number of listeners have emailed Tom (at podcast@orvis.com) asking for his advice on choosing a fly rod. It can be an intimidating process, but made easier if you break it out into steps.

After listening to this podcast you can get more information on selecting a rod at www.orvis.com/flexindex

If you have suggestions for the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, or to subscribe, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 11:23am EST

This week Tom impresses us with his biggest word, yet: Tricorythodes.

By listener request, Tom gives some great tips on fishing the trico hatch. The flies are small, but it is worth the extra effort.You can read more about trico at www.orvis.com/trico.

If you have suggestions for the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, or to subscribe, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.  

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

From time to time, we plan to show you all some videos of products we are really excited about.

In this video, Tom gives an overview of the Silver Label XT Bootfoot Waders from Orvis. Read more about the Silver Label waders at www.orvis.com.

If you have suggestions for the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, or to subscribe, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 3:24pm EST

We have been talking a lot about fishing in rivers. As a change up, here are Tom's tips on fly fishing in still water for bass and panfish. There is a LOT of information in this podcast!

Our podcasts are fueled by your suggestions so keep them coming!

If you have suggestions for the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, or to subscribe, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:Fly Fishing -- posted at: 3:27pm EST

Our old friend, Tom Murray wrote in and asked us if we could record a podcast on driftboat etiquette. So, Mr. Murray, here ya go. Tom gives some great pointers for the first timers and old timers alike.

Our podcasts are fueled by your suggestions so keep them coming!

If you have suggestions for the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, or to subscribe, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:27pm EST

To improve your cast, follow these 4 steps:

1) Listen to this podcast
2) Practice
3) Practice
4) Practice

If you have suggestions for the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, or to subscribe, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:14am EST

For the second week in a row, Tom responds to a listener request. This week he gives advice on choosing the right fly reel for the job and reel management.

If you have suggestions for the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, or to subscribe, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

Gary of Columbus, Ohio wrote to us asking for Tom to give his pointers on fly fishing for smallmouth bass. Tom grants that request in this podcast with some great tips.

You can learn more about smallmouth bass fishing at www.orvis.com/smallmouth.

To all of our listners in the United States, have a great Fourth of July weekend!

If you have suggestions for the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, or to subscribe, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:11pm EST

A great introduction to fly fishing  in saltwater for those who have never done it, and an excellent refresher (with new pointers)  for the rest of us!

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:35pm EST

Fish can be amazingly fussy about the speed and depth of their prey, even if the fly pattern is right. Everything you do in nymph presentation should strive to keep your fly at a trout’s level as long as possible and at a speed that does not arouse suspicion.

Tom has great tips on nymphing  in this podcast, and you can read more at www.orvis.com/nymphs.

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am EST

Trout have to eat something, and with mayfly and caddis hatches dwindling, especially in the eastern United States, they start feeding on terrestrials like ants, grasshoppers and beetles.

Tom gives some great tips on how to fish terrestrial patterns in this podcast and you can read more at www.orvis.com/beetles.

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:02am EST

Father's Day is coming up and Tom has some advice on taking a child fly fishing for the first time. Included are some great tips for fly fishing for panfish.

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or would like to subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:31am EST

The best hatch you may ever encounter is not a hatch at all. When mayflies return to a river to lay their eggs, it may be the best opportunity to catch your biggest trout on a dry fly.

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or would like to subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:05am EST

This is a good week for Tom's tips on how to fish early spring waters for trout: Go low and slow. Also, what you can learn from worm fishers.

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or would like to subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

In this podcast, Tom gives three helpful hints on knot tying.

The Orvis website has a great, animated instructional knot tying section at www.orvis.com/knots (click on the"VIEW ANIMATED KNOTS" button)

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or would like to subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:10am EST

In this podcast Tom tells you everything you need to know about leaders. What does 6x mean? How long should your leader be? What's better; nylon or flourocarbon?

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or would like to subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST

In the third and final part of Tom's series on reading the water, Tom explains how to use lessons learned in the previous two podcasts to help you catch more fish. Learn how to best fish boulders and sweepers.

Next week: leaders and their importance.

If you have a suggestion for a future podcast, would like to make a comment or would like to subscribe to this podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:13am EST

In this, the second part of a three part series on reading the water, Tom discusses basic river hydraulics and how just knowing a few simple rules will help you a lot on the river.

Next week, Tom will teach us how to apply what we have learned in the "Reading the Water" series. Tom will discuss his approach to boulders and sweepers... what is a sweeper? Find out next week!

If you have a question or suggestion for a future installment of The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Welcome to the first podcast of The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide with Tom Rosenbauer! Each week we will be bringing you a fly fishing tip to help you get the most of your time on the water.

This week we start a three part series on "reading the water" to help find fish. In this episode, Tom speaks to how knowing the basic survival needs and behaviors of trout can help you become a better angler.

Next week, Tom will cover basic hydraulics with a few simple rules about the way water moves in a river and how trout react to that movement.

If you would like to suggest a topic for a future podcast, send us feedback or subscribe to The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, please visit www.orvis.com/podcast.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:53am EST

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