Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 01.29.16

Welcome the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we feature the best videos from around the world. This week, but we have a dozen great videos about. . .
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Enter to Win a Helios 2 Fly Rod in Our Latest Giveaway!

Midwinter can be a tough stretch for fly fishermen, so it seems like a good time to give away a made-in-the-USA Helios 2 fly rod for one lucky angler to use on vacation to warmer climes or. . .
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Video: Dog Abandoned to The Streets Receives A Life-Saving Transformation

Joey was found wandering the streets of Orange County, California only three months ago. He was picked up by OC Animal Care. His hair had been heavily matted and dirty from neglect. He was. . .
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Video: “Just Around the Bend” in New Zealand

Fly fishermen are, by nature, optimists. If the fishing is not good where we are, we tend to believe that it will be much better just upstream or downstream. In this great video by Swedish. . .
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New Online Magazine about Tenkara

Somehow, I missed the launch of a new online magazine dedicated to Tenkara fishing. But now that I've seen it, it's clear that Tenkara Angler is the real deal. According to the folks who. . .
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Video: Dog and Duck, Best Friends, are Adopted Together

Sirence the dog and Thing Two the duck have a special bond.
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It's common practice that when two dogs who have bonded, because they are siblings or have lived as a pair, come into a shelter together that it's best to adopt them out together. But a dog. . .
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The Gorgeous Fly-Fishing Art of Bob White

"One Last Look - Rainbow Trout" Oil on board by Bob White
Editor's note: I've been friends with Minnesota-based artist Bob White since we first met at a benefit fly-fishing event for St. Jude's Children's Hospital in 2007, but I've been a fan of his artwork for. . .
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Orvis Helios 2 Sweepstakes Official Rules

CONTEST RULES Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void that entrant's Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes. Promotion Description: The ‘Orvis Helios 2’ ("Sweepstakes") begins on 1/28/2016 at 12:00 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada)) and ends on 2/12/2016 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada)) (the "Promotion Period"). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of The Orvis Company ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of USA who are 18 or older. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and members of their immediate families
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