Podcasts

Orvis Podcast: Trout Stream Bugs

In this recent episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer chats with Anna Le about aquatic entomology in trout streams. Le is an educator and aquatic entomologist, and she dishes out some great tips to help you learn to gauge the health of a river just by looking at its bug life. You can find the podcast here.

Orvis Podcast: California's Diverse Wild Trout Populations

In this recent episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer chats with Charlie Schneider, of CalTrout, about the diverse trout populations in California. CalTrout is an effective conservation organization within California, and Orvis has supported their work for years. You can listen to the podcast here.

Orvis Podcast: Secrets of Small-Stream Trout Fishing

On the most recent episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer interviewed fly fishing guide Charity Rutter. Rutter guides in the Great Smoky Mountains, and she dishes on some of her small-stream tactics and secrets. You can listen to the full episode here.

Orvis Podcast: All About Floating Fly Lines

In this recent episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sat down with Josh Jenkins, head of R&D for Scientific Anglers, to talk shop about floating fly lines. You'll learn all about the differences between saltwater and freshwater lines, warmwater and coldwater lines, and why so many lines are built a half-size heavy. It's a great show, and you can...

Orvis Podcast: Saving Rivers

In this recent episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sits down with Sue Doroff, co-founder and outgoing president of Western Rivers Conservancy, to talk about the work that goes into ensuring access to rivers throughout the West. You can listen to the entire show here.

Orvis Podcast: How Fly Tying Has Changed in 50 Years

In this episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sits down with Tim Flagler (of Tightline Productions) to talk about how fly tying has changed over the past 50 years. Tim and Tom are two of the best tiers I know, and Tim's videos taught me more than any of the dusty fly tying books I stole from my grandpa. This podcast is a must-listen for fly tiers...

Orvis Podcast: Water Temperature and Saltwater Fish

In the most recent episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sits down with Dr. Aaron Adams to talk about the impact of water temperature on saltwater flats fish. Water temperature is often discussed in relation to trout, but it's not as prominent when talking about fishing on the flats. This discussion will help you understand where fish move to, and...

Orvis Podcast: Tips for Dry Fly Fishing

In this most recent episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sits down with lifelong angler, guide, and conservationist Todd Tanner to talk about 12 tips for improving your dry fly fishing. Todd used to guide on the Henry's Fork, so he knows a thing or two about fishing dry flies. You can listen to the show here.

Orvis Podcast: Must-Read Fly Fishing Literature

In the latest episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sits down with Michael Checchio to talk about fly fishing literature. Checchio is a former journalist and investigative reporter, and happens to be pretty knowledgeable about fly fishing books, so it makes for an interesting conversation. You can find the entire podcast here.

Orvis Podcast: We're Fixing Trout Streams Wrong

In the latest episode of the Orvis podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sits down with Chris Jordan, a scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Jordan specializes in habitat restoration, and in his view, we're "fixing" trout streams all wrong. According to Jordan, our arrogance makes us think that we can "engineer river systems" to conform to...