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Photos of the Day: Cast & Blast at Greystone Castle

Written by: Jennifer Miller, Greystone Castle


A morning hunt over sunflower fields can be magical.
All photos by James Howard

Our 2014 Dove season started off with a bang here at Greystone Castle! We had 20 associates from the Dallas Orvis store that joined us for our “Cast & Blast” event. The group was split up with. . .

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Photos: Early-Season Blues in Idaho


Written by: Phil Monahan

Steve hemkens and cayenne pose with Steve’s first true double, a brace of Blue Grouse.
Photo courtesy Steve Hemkens

Steve Hemkens, Orvis vice president of Rod & Tackle/Sporting Adventures, sent in this great photo, along with the story behind it:

I went out and tested the new Sling Pack with Miss Cay. (Cayenne is Steve’s English Springer Spaniel.) After a lot of sweating and walking,. . .

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