Photos: NHL Players Promote Dog Adoption Via a Calendar


Members of the Washington Capitals pose for their new calendar.
Photos via russianmachineneverbreaks.com
Professional hockey players from the Washington Capitals have been working with Homeward Trails Animal Rescue, in Arlington, Virginia, for several years now. (See here for our previous. . .
Read More

Orvis Hunt Book Instagram Photographer II: Pat Fitzpatrick


Talk about a great day to play hooky!
Photo by Pat Fitzpatrick
Our second photographer is Pat Fitzpatrick, from Texas. He notes, "All of the events described below took place on public land in the State of Texas. Texas is known for its lack of public. . .
Read More

Video: Eldad Hagar Rescues a Sick, Homeless Dog

Here's the latest rescue video from Eldad Hagar of Hope for Paws, which is pretty harrrowing to watch in parts but well worth the effort. Aaron had spent seven months on the streets and was. . .
Read More

Video: How to Tie “Tuft and Tail” Emerger Patterns

This week's video from Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions isn't really about a single fly pattern, but about a style of fly that he calls "tuft and tail." These are mostly simple emerger patterns. . .
Read More

Photos: Mr. G’s 135 Inches of Northern Pike

Fish like this are why Mr. G has been coming back for more than two decades. Photos courtesy Wollaston Lake Lodge
Mike Lembke of Wollaston Lake Lodge in Saskatchewan sent in three photos of lodge guest Gerry Graunke, or "Mr. G.," who has been making the trip to the lodge for 22 years. The three fish. . .
Read More

Two Great Job Openings in Orvis Rod & Tackle!

The Orvis Home Office in Sunderland, VT
Do you dream of finding a great job in the fly-fishing industry? If you read this blog regularly, you're probably already aware of what a great place Orvis is to work—from the beautiful office. . .
Read More

Video: “Micro Management” from Dan Decibel

Here's the latest killer saltwater video from our old pal Dan Decibel, about chasing baby tarpon on the fly in Florida. This was Dan's winning submission in the 2015 Poonfecta Film Festival, and. . .
Read More

Photos: A Guide’s Solo Day on the North Branch of the Potomac

Written by: PJ Daley, Savage River Angler
That's a pretty good selfie with the day's best trout. Photos by PJ Daley
The fishing was spectacular during late August here in Western Maryland. The paper mill was still not releasing any effluent, and the fish were on a feeding streak with their newly acquired. . .
Read More