Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.28.14

Welcome to the Black Friday edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. Here are 14 new videos from. . .

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Once Slated for “Extermination,” a Sochi Dog Finds a Home in Virginia


Romana Williams sits at home with her dog, Sochi on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in Chesapeake.
Photo by Rich-Joseph Facun | The Virginian-Pilot

A fascinating story in The Virginian-Pilot tells the story of Sochi, a dog who was in danger of being killed before last year’s Winter Olympics who has made it all the way to Chesapeake, Virginia, where she has found a. . .

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Fish Facts: Greenback Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarki stomias)


Greenback cutthroat trout were saved by accident more than 130 years ago.
Photo by Kevin Rogers – CPW

Although the greenback cutthroat trout has been the focus of conservation efforts for more than half a century—starting when the once-lost species was “rediscovered” in a remote part of Rocky Mountain National Park—genetic research over the. . .

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FREE Shipping Starts on Orvis.Com Today!

Now that Thanksgiving is over, the official sprint to Christmas has begun. We are now offering FREE shipping for a limited time only: today through Monday, December 8. It’s the. . .

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FREE Shipping Starts on Orvis.Com Today!

Now that Turkey Day is over, the official sprint to Christmas has begun. We are now offering FREE shipping for a limited time only: today through Monday, December 8. It’s the perfect time to. . .

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Carroll Swayze: Creating Art for the Gulf


Three Tarpon, Acrylic Painting
by Carroll Swayze

Although originally from the snowy north, artist Carroll Swayze has lived on the west coast of Florida for more than 30 years, and her art reflects that proximity to the sea. While attending Ringling School of Art & Design in. . .

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Pro Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe This Thanksgiving


Pay attention to your dog during the busy holiday meal.
Photo by photo by Maria, Gastonia

North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, has an excellent list of ten ways to keep your dog safe during the hectic family mealtime tomorrow. Here are a few things to look out for: . . .

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