Does Weather Affect Dog Behavior?

Yes. Weather—including rain and snow, temperature fluctuations, and changes in barometric pressure—can affect dog behavior, similar to the effect weather can have on humans’ mood and energy. You’re likely peppier on sunny spring days, while on a cold, grey, rainy day you may feel more interested in a movie marathon on the couch. Read on to learn how changing weather conditions change your best friend.

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.21.22

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival of 2022. Each week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week, we’ve got a baker’s dozen productions that run the gamut from the exotic to the . . .

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5 Items to Add to Your Fishing Pack

Every fly angler is familiar with the struggle: you want to pack enough gear to be prepared, but not so much that it slows you down. Sounds easy enough, but it can be a difficult balance to strike even for the most experienced anglers. In fact, . . .

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Pro Tip: How to Book the Fly-Fishing Adventure That You Want


Tikchik Narrows Lodge in the Bristol Bay region of southwestern Alaska is one of many operations that offer a comfortable lodge, fine dining, and fly-out fishing.
Photo courtesy Bud Hodson

Booking a trip to a place you’ve never been is a leap of faith—especially when there is a lot of money involved—but there are ways that you can protect yourself from making a bad decision. When I was a guide, I was constantly amazed by how few people . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Little Blue Heron Fly

Over the past two months, Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions has dedicated six “One-Minute Tying Tips” videos to methods of creating tube flies. So this week’s how-to tying video features a pattern that will allow you to put these new skills to work. . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Approach a Trout Run

When you’ve found a nice trout run, don’t wade in willy-nilly and start casting. Take some time to plan your approach, one that will allow you to cover the most water and avoid spooking any trout. In this video, Joe Rotter from Red’s Fly Shop stops at . . .

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Video: Top 5 Tips for Great Lakes Steelhead

Do you want to catch more Great Lakes steelhead? The folks at Mad River Outfitters, in Columbus, Ohio, are here to help. Guide Josh McQueen breaks down his top five steelheading tips–from proper presentation, to dressing appropriately to being . . .

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