Video: “Kiss the Animals Goodbye,” Life in a Kill Shelter

WARNING: This video contains disturbing scenes. We talk a lot about working toward a no-kill future, where animals coming into shelters aren't in danger of being euthanized because they are unadoptable or because there's simply no room for them. For instance, . . .
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Photo of the Day: Cassie’s Monster Redband

Written by: Darren Roe, Roe Outfitters
That's a trophy rainbow trout anywhere in the world, but it's from Oregon. Photo courtesy Roe Outfitters
Cassie caught the largest trout of her life while fishing a remote section of the Klamath River. This giant redband rainbow ate a size 14 natural Bird's Nest—or as we all know it, a. . .
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Video: How to Tie Walt’s Worm and the Sexy Walt’s

Walt's Worm is named for Pennsylvania angler and tier Walt Young, who created the pattern for fishing Spring Creek, near his home in State College. Many anglers have found the pattern effective on other. . .
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Does This Writer Get Dog Etiquette Right?

Leashes are important where dogs and strangers come in contact
Photo by Jennifer, Milford
Yesterday, the Arts and Entertainment website SFist (about San Francisco), took on an important topic during "Etiquette Week" in an article entitled. . .
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2014 Orvis Turkey Pool Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 1. Promotion Description: The 'Orvis Turkey Pool' ("Sweepstakes") begins on 04/30/2014 at 12:00 AM (Eastern Time (US & Canada)) and ends on 05/15/2014 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada)) (the "Promotion Period"). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of The Orvis Company ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. 2. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of Open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in their states as of the start of the Promotion Period. Employees and directors of The Orvis Company,Inc. (“Sponsor”), and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies,advertising, promotion or production agencies, and their immediate family members or individuals residing in their same household (whether related or not),are not eligible to participate or win a prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes,entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges,which shall be final. who are or older. Void where prohibited or
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Pick Your Favorite in the 2014 Orvis Turkey Pool for a Chance to Win Serious Hunting Gear!

Scott McEnaney tied with Jordan Smith in last year's competition.
Turkey time is special here at Orvis. We run out at lunchtime to scout for strutters in the hayfields; diaphragm calls rattle with the loose change in our pockets; and we become tight-lipped about our. . .
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Video and Story: A New Team Member’s View of the 2014 Orvis Guide Rendezvous

Written by: Josh Nugent, Out Fly Fishing Outfitters
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Out Fly Fishing Outfitters is proud to be in its 12th year serving its clients by making fly fishing trips as memorable as possible for our guests. This year, we’re happy to announce that we are. . .
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“I just can’t believe I didn’t get one sooner!”: The Orvis Tempur-Pedic Dog Bed

One of the Orvis products I've come to depend on is the Orvis Tempur-Pedic Deep Dish Dog Bed (item 4X99). As the proud parent of a 16-year-old German shepherd mix, it's all about making him comfortable at this point. The Tempur-Pedic material is perfect for his poor, arthritic hips, while still being soft enough that he loves sleeping on it. All day. Which, at his age, he's earned the right to do.

I'll be the first to admit that I had a hard time convincing myself that my dog needed a Tempur-Pedic mattress, but we didn't have it long before it became obvious that there really is no substitute for it, especially for an older dog like mine. Best of all, it still holds its shape just like the first day I brought it home. I just can't believe I didn't get one sooner!

Click here to read more about the Orvis Tempurpedic Dog Bed and get one for your best friend!

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