Trip Report: Jackie Crushes on Martha’s Vineyard Stripers

Written by: Jackie Jordan


On her very first night of fly-fishing for stripers, Jackie caught this monster, the best fish of the trip.
Photo by Pete Kutzer

Growing up in the Boston area, I always spent at least one week each summer on the Cape. I love the smell of the sea, the salty air, body surfing in the waves, and the sound of the. . .

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Video: God Made a Dog

Some of you have surely seen this already, but somehow I missed this back in February. A co-worker just sent it to me. It’s a play on the “God Made a Farmer” commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. Great stuff.

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.28.13

Welcome to a new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. We have a killer selection this week, fourteen more videos that will take you around the world. There’s a rather large European presence here, especially. . .

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Firefighters Save Dog from North Carolina House Fire


Firefighters revive ginger with a special pet oxygen mask.
Photo via wlos.com

Pictures like the one above are always moving because they show just how important our dogs can be to us. Junaluska firefighters didn’t have to go into a burning house to save Ginger, but they did, and now she is. . .

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Video: How How Therapy Dogs Help in a Crisis


Spartacus with high-school students in Newtown, Connecticut, after the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Photo via wtnh.com

We post fairly frequently about therapy dogs rushing to the scene of a tragedy (shootings, bombings, tornadoes), but we rarely get good insight into exactly what these therapy dogs do. In this video, Brad Cole discusses his experience bringing his Akita, Spartacus, to help after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting and the. . .

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