Video: Great Big Minnows, the Carp of Beaver Island

I think we might have a candidate for best carp video ever right here, as this production features some killer footage of the fishing off Michigan’s Beaver Island. Not only that, but these anglers are a serious Who’s Who of . . .

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Tuesday Tip: How to Stay Safe in Bear Country


You’d be surprised how effective bear spray has proven to be over the past couple of decades.
Photo via Wikipedia

This time of year, many anglers and wilderness lovers are planning trips into the backcountry, oftentimes in places where there are wild bears. In the vast majority of situations, humans and bears coexist peacefully in. . .

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Orvis Trout Bum of the Week XXXI: Dave Danley


The still waters around Falcon’s Ledge, where Dave works, hold some gorgeous, big trout.
All photos courtesy Dave Danley

Dave Danley—operations manager at Falcon’s Ledge in Altamont, Utah—is a Utah native and has fished and guided our home waters nearly his entire life. Having earned a degree from Utah State University in. . .

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