Video: Help Save the Stunning Browns of Kakapo Brook

Never in a million years would we disclose a location like this one. We've fished this tiny tributary to the Hope River in North Canterbury once or twice a year for many years, never sharing it. It's. . .
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Enter to Win a Helios 2 Fly Rod in Our Tax Day Giveaway!

Although many folks around the country never stop fly fishing, many of us have to wait for Opening Day. For Vermonters, the date April 11th is a like the light at the end of the tunnel, when we can. . .
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Tuesday Tip: How to Determine the Right Leader Length

Yesterday, someone posted this question to the Orvis Fly Fishing Facebook page: "Hey guys, do I really need 8 feet of combined leader and tippet line?" Newer anglers are often not sure how long their leader should be for a specific situation, so. . .
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Sky, Saved from a Meat Farm, is Training to Be a Therapy Dog in Florida


Photo via news-press.com
Talk about a change in fortune! Just three short months ago, Sky the Golden Retriever was living on a farm that raises dogs for meat in South Korea. But thanks to Golden Retriever Rescue of. . .
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Photos of the Day: One-Piece Lone-Star Redfish

Capt. Bryan Robinson shows of a fine Texas redfish taken on the new one-piece Helios 2. Photos courtesy Capt. Bryan Robinson,
The new Helios 2 one-piece rods are starting to make their way out on the water more and more, and the reviews have been nothing short of spectacular. Capt. Bryan Robinson—who guides for. . .
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Video—The Deepest Valley: California’s Owens River

Here's a simply gorgeous film focused on the beauty of the landscape and the trout of the Owens River, which flows for more than 180 miles of eastern California, through an area threatened. . .
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Stray Dogs Show Up at Funeral of Woman Who Fed Them


A pack of stray dogs arrived together, as if to pay last respects to Margarita Suarez.
Photo via mirror.co.uk
Here's a beautiful story from Mexico, where a woman named Margarita Suarez had a soft spot for stray dogs and was accustomed to feeding and caring for them. She always carried food or. . .
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Classic Fish Story: A Tale of Two Rods

Written by: Roy M. Brisbois
Roy and Brenda Brisbois pose with the Orvis 8-weight that is now part of family lore. Photo courtesy Roy M. Brisbois
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was a time of wisdom, it was a time of foolishness, it was a time of sacrifice and a time of generosity.1 It was 1977. My wife, Brenda, . . .
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