Monthly Archives: April 2014

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


Written by: Phil Monahan

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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2014 Orvis Turkey Pool Contest Rules


Written by: Kathleen Moore

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 […]

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Pick Your Favorite in the 2014 Orvis Turkey Pool for a Chance to Win Serious Hunting Gear!


Written by: Reid Bryant

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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“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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Check Out the Competitors in the 2014 Orvis Turkey Pool


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here are the. . .uh. . .”athletes” who will be competing in this year’s Orvis Turkey Pool. Read through their bios and look carefully at the photos. Can you gain any insights into who might be the hot trigger in the woods this May? Whether you use some sort of elaborate formula or just go […]

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