Monthly Archives: November 2010

Win a New Access Fly Rod from Orvis!

Written by: Phil Monahan

Orvis Access IMG_2139

You can win a new Orvis Access Fly Rod (reel not included) simply by finishing this sentence:

“If I won a new Access fly rod from Orvis, the first place I’d fish with it would be _______”

Enter your answer in the comments section below. We’ll pick a random winner at 12 noon EST on December 6th to win a NEW Orvis Access fly rod! Good luck!


Product Reviews Lead to Better Product Development

Written by: Eric Weissleder

Developing a product and getting it on the shelves of a store or the pages of our catalog and website is merely one step of many in the life of a successful Orvis product. Of the thousands of products Orvis has developed in more than a century-and-a-half, many hundreds of them have become customer favorites. And many of these favorites have achieved this status due in large part to customer comments and reviews. In short, it’s our customers who, by commenting on the good (and bad) attributes of our products, ensure their success.


Trout Unlimited Podcast- Upcoming Important Legislation for Anglers

Written by: Eric Rickstad

Chris Wood, TU’s President and CEO, talks with Steve Moyer,TU’s Vice President of Government Affairs, about upcoming legislation that is important to sportsmen. Steve gives an insider’s look into lobbying in Washington, D.C.—how it works and how people who care about trout and salmon can make their voices heard.

If you cannot see the podcast player above, please click here to listen.


New Farm Added to Harpole’s Upland Program

Written by: Paul Fersen
Harpole's Heartland Lodge
Harpole’s Heartland Lodge

Gary Harpole of Harpole’s Heartland Lodge and I were talking Friday, and he was pretty enthusiastic about a new 450-acre farm that he just added to the other 2,000 acres in his upland program.

“This is all CRP land in native grasses and has been managed for wild quail in the past. It has gently rolling hills and some tree lines and fencerows, and has that kind of ‘hunting Uncle Charlie’s’ farm feel to it. It’s only ten minutes away, and we’ve been improving it with food plots. Our upland hunters. . .