Category: Upcoming Events

  1. STORE HOURS

    January 16, 2021 • Upcoming Events

      Monday – Thursday — 10am-6pm   Friday — 10am-7pm   Saturday — 10am-6pm   Sunday – 11am – 4pm   We are following all guidelines for disinfecting  our store and protecting you. (streamsideorvis@mail.com) (231) 933-9300   CLICK HERE TO SHOP ONLINE NOW! https://streamsideorvis.com/store/  

  2. FLY TYING — ZONKER VARIANT

    January 16, 2021 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    Here’s a variation of the great pattern invented by Dan Byford in the mid-70’s. Replacing the mylar body with a conehead and dubbed Hare’e Ice body is a fantastic sculpin/leach pattern that should be tied in several colors. This first night pattern is simple yet effective and students tied some very nice flies. CLICK HERE […]

  3. CURRENT STREAM REPORTS

    January 11, 2021 • Stream Reports, Upcoming Events

    To see the current stream report for the Upper Manistee and Boardman Rivers, click the links below: CURRENT UPPER MANISTEE RIVER STREAM REPORT   CURRENT BOARDMAN RIVER STREAM REPORT These links are updated at least once a week on the Orvis website.

  4. ORVIS MICHIGAN 2021 SCHOOL DATES

    November 10, 2020 • Upcoming Events

    The Orvis Michigan Fly Fishing School returns to the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa just east of downtown Traverse City. Orvis Michigan will once again offer both one and two day schools. Conveniently located only a few minutes from downtown Traverse City, the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa will offer dedicated classroom facilities, private trout […]

  5. FALL AND WINTER STREAMER FISHING!

    November 5, 2020 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    Summer hatches are a distant memory, and the weather is turning colder. As the water cools, the sun gets lower in the sky, and the hours of daylight shorten, brown trout and brook trout put on their brilliant spawning colors and get aggressive as they build their spawning redds and begin the spawning ritual. Watching […]

  6. BACKCAST PODCAST – DAVE LEONHARD

    October 4, 2020 • Forum, Upcoming Events

    The Lovells Township Historical Society Museum has a great series of podcasts featuring many interesting fly fishing and fly tying experts that share a great history of the sport in the Grayling area. This month’s podcast features our own Dave Leonhard who shares nearly 60 years of fly fishing in the area. I think you’ll […]

  7. UPCOMING FALL and WINTER TRIPS

    September 12, 2020 • Upcoming Events

    Fish your way through the winter!   Here are some trips worth considering…   EL PESCADOR SAN PEDRO, BELIZE A RECIPIENT OF NUMEROUS AWARDS AND ACCOLADES, AND KNOWN AS A WORLD CLASS FLY FISHING RESORT, EL PESCADOR IS A TOP CHOICE FOR ANGLERS, ECO-ADVENTURERS, COUPLES AND FAMILIES LOOKING FOR THE BEST OF BELIZE.     […]

  8. CHOOSING THE RIGHT LEADER

    March 14, 2020 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    There are three important choices to consider when choosing the right leader for fly fishing. They are the length of the leader, and the size of the diameter of the butt section and diameter of the tippet (or level portion at the end of the leader).   Length Three factors determine what length leader to […]

  9. BASIC FLYFISHING KNOTS

    February 27, 2020 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    These knots are easily learned and can be viewed in an animated form by going to Orvis.com and visiting the Fly Fishing Learning Center. https://howtoflyfish.orvis.com/fly-fishing-knots/

  10. WADING BASICS

    May 21, 2018 • Forum, Tips, Upcoming Events

    Wading Basics   One of the first purchases a fly angler makes is waders. Waders have come a long way from the heavy, rubberized canvas, lug-sole monsters that we wore in the 60’s and 70’s. Today, modern breathable membranes, lightweight fabrics, and interchangeable soles have made wading much more comfortable. In this article I would […]