In the fly box, we answer phone calls about how to measure the length of a fly cast, how long lines, leaders and backing last, keeping fish for the table and when to fly and when to spin.
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Don't mind that banner up there; Tom's still busy, and I'm back with another fly-fishing quiz. The last one, asking you to identify the authors of 20 famous fly-fishing books produced some really impressive scores. Some of you are incredibly well-read, apparently.
Today's quiz has no theme, just 10 questions of random knowledge, covering such topics as famous fly tiers, fishing location, trout biology, and fishing terminology. Those of you who are Jacks-of-all-trades should score well.
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This is Emma, whose photo was submitted to be an Orvis Dog of the Day yesterday. She's not a common breed, I assure you. Can you guess what breed she is?
If so, put your answer in the comments below. One winner will be chosen at random, from all the comments (right or wrong), and will receive an Orvis Faux-Fur Wraparound Dog Bed with Memory Foam for their favorite pup.
Delaware were cooperative on our trip.
Earlier this month, I hosted a group of clients for three days of fishing and fun at the West Branch Angler—in Hancock, New York—which sits on one of the nicest looking and most productive stretches of the West Branch of the Delaware River. Our group opted to see a variety of. . .
A group of cyclists traveling across China and climbing into Tibet has had an unlikely companion for 24 days of their trip: a stray dog who joined the group after one of the travelers gave her a chicken drumstick. Now the dognamed Xiao Sa and nicknamed Forrest Gumpis an international sensation. She has stayed with the cyclists across more than 1,100 miles, climbing at least. . .