Photo Essay: Shooting “Tributaries” in Iceland

Written by RC Cone


The Icelandic weather and wind can be harsh, but the rewards are worth it.
All photos by RC Cone

[Editor’s note: Back in July, we introduced you to a cool new fly-fishing film, Tributaries, from RC Cone, which is in production now. (Check out that post here.) Recently, we got RC’s latest update and a bunch of gorgeous photos from his ongoing adventure. I can’t wait to see the finished film.]

Bahamas to Iceland. I was looking for contrasts and I found ’em. On some of the nastier days, I wore every single piece of clothing I had under my waders and jacket. My flip-flops were about as useful as a bikini in. . .

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Ruby, Once Abandoned, Becomes a Service Dog


Ruby bring joy to the elderly and the sick.
Photo via ruby’stales.com

When rescuers found Ruby with another puppy from her litter in an abandoned house in St. Paul, Minnesota ten years ago, they had been left without food or water for two weeks. Patrick Bettendorf was asked to foster Ruby for a. . .

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Jasmine, a rescued greyhound, cared for more than 50 animals including Bramble,
an orphaned roe deer at the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary.
Photo via nationalgeographic.com

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Matthew Lane’s Pit Bull mix Dallas got removed from the list after taking steps to improve his behavior.
Photo via omaha.com

A long story on omaha.com today takes a look at Omaha’s “dangerous” dogs five years after strict laws were passed, following a 2008 attack on a woman and her daughter by a neighbor’s Pit Bull. The tough ordinance put in place: . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 09.27.13

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 great selection this week, eighteen more videos that will take you to amazing angling destinations.

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Runnin’ On Sunshine

The University of Michigan Solar Car Team knows a thing or two about clean energy and innovative technology. With an impressive seven National Championships under their belt, . . .

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