Our 45 Favorite Outdoorsy Dog Names Inspired By Nature


Baxter belongs to the family of Orvis Social Media Manager Tucker Kimball.
Photo by Tucker Kimball

If you love outdoor activities, chances are your dog loves them, too. And few things complement a wild, outdoor dog like a strong, outdoor-themed dog name. From Aspen to Zephyr, there are countless names for dogs inspired by the outdoors. Countless, of course, until you sit down to decide which name best captures your new pup’s spirit and the adventures that await.

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.01.22

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. It was, frankly, a pretty slow week in the fly-fishing film world, but there are some real gems here. . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Fly-Fish for Bass

Legendary angler Jeff Currier offers some of his top tips for bass fishing with a fly rod. From choosing the right gear to casting big flies to making sure you land the fish you hook, Jeff’s advice is rock-solid. He may be a world-traveling angling celebrity now, . . .

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Video: How to Tie a Sulphur Comparadun

The original Comparadun was created in the 1960s by famed tier and angler Al Caucci. Anglers were introduced to the pattern in the 1973 book Comparahatch, which Caucci wrote with Bob Nastasi. Ever since, the low-riding mayfly imitation has been . . .

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Video: How to Organize Tying Stuff, Part 1

In this installment, Tim shares a tip for storing small packages of materials, such as beads and hooks. He prefers to keep them in their packages, so if “disaster happens,” you’re not left chasing after tiny beads and hooks and then trying to determine the . . .

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Fish Facts: Chain Pickerel (Esox niger)

Northern pike are considered one of the premier big-game targets for fly fishers, but they can be tough to find and catch and live mostly in northern waters. Chain pickerel are generally smaller, . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.24.22

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we’ve got an awesome collection of videos that will take you around the world to see a . . .

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