Bonus Video: Flatland Fly Fisherman



Back in August, we posted a story and some photos by Mike Mazzoni, who was a summer intern at Falcon's Ledge in Utah. The photos showed Mike holding a couple of gorgeous dry-fly-caught brown trout. He's back in school in Kansas now, however, trying to adjust to life away from those high mountains and stunning trout. He made this video to show how he's doing. For someone pretty new to the genre, Mike shows. . .


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Video: California Firefighters Rescue Dog from Burning Barn



When Tim Chandler was alerted by a passerby that his barn was on fire, all he could think about was his dog, Moe, tied up on a run inside the burning building. Chandler attempted to save his friend, but the heat was just too intense. When the Modesto, California, fire department arrived, however, . . .


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Podcast Interview: State of the Union – Waterfowl Edition with Ducks Unlimited

Brett Ference interviews Ducks Unlimited's Senior Communications Specialist and Producer of DU TV Mike Checkett about the status of the northern prairie region, breeding and population for 2012, effects of the drought and super storms on waterfowl habitat, predictions for the 2012 and 2013 waterfowl season and how you can get involved helping waterfowl and why it is important to everyone who enjoys the outdoors.



Ducks Unlimited is the world's leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation.


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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.30.12

Welcome to another edition of the OrvisNews.com Friday Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing footage available. This week's collection probably features more minutes of video than any of our previous attempts. The last two videos alone take almost two hours to watch, so you'll probably want to save them for the weekend. But there's plenty for your lunchtime. . .


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Photos of the Day: The Return of the Natives

VT Brookies Return

Evidence that the native brook trout are returning to streams devastated by 500-year flooding.

photo by Tim Barry



Prior to Sandy arriving in New England for what now seems like an annual festival of dramatic weather, I headed up to the Green Mountain National Forest for an overnight with my dog, Summit. I hit a favorite spot that features tumbling waters that are now so very affected by 2011's Tropical Storm Irene and the wash-out that she brought. Last June, I had stopped by Orvis to get some advice on what I could expect. I was told that anything that flowed west of the mountain was. . .


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Hero Dog Protects Missing Two-Year-Old Boy Lost on a Frigid Night

WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather


Dogs have an amazing ability to detect when children are in trouble. Earlier this month, a dog in Australia was credited with protecting a toddler lost in the bush, and on Tuesday night, an Australian shepherd in South Carolina did the same for two-year-old Peyton Myrick. Although the boy's parents were terrified when he could not be found, Rich Myrick was heartened by the knowledge that. . .


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Video of the Day: Paige the Renaissance Dog



Paige is a beautiful border collie who is quite the Renaissance dog. Not only is she an accomplished artist and actress, but she's also helpful around the house—doing the laundry, picking up the living room, and even putting away the groceries.


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Video Tips About Fly Fishing & Fashion

Man Catches Ferrari from Carwell Casswell on Vimeo.



I was telling a friend last night about the weird and wonderful English graphic designer and fanatical angler Steve Edge, and I was reminded of his funny fly-fishing videos from a couple years back. He may not look like anyone you've ever seen on the river, but you can tell from the way he talks that the man knows his. . .


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