Get ready for Carp Throw Down 2016!

Written by: Conway Bowman

This is the prize, a wary, sometimes picky “trash fish” that’s a challenge for any angler.
Photo courtesy Conway Bowman

Hey carp fly-rod freaks! Get your hoppers and dry flies ready for 4th annual Lake Henshaw Carp Throw Down, which will be held on May 21, 2016. The CTD has evolved into the warmwater. . .

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Photos: The Peacocks (and more) of Colombia

Written by: Trent Jones, Orvis Bethesda

The author shows off a beautiful Rio Bita speckled peacock bass.
Photos courtesy Trent Jones

I just got back from a 10-day trip to Colombia, where I split my time between Bogota and the Rio Bita, a minor tributary to the Rio Orinoco, which lies on the border between Colombia and. . .

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The Joys of Turning Your Pet into a Therapy Dog

Illustration by Paul Rogers via

A great blog post on the New York Times website describes how Jane E. Brody recognized the therapeutic potential of a five-month-old Havanese puppy that she adopted in 2014. She. . .

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Video: Superstar Quarterback Introduces His New Puppy

Photo by Gisele Bundchen via Instagram

Here in New England, there are a lot of Tom Brady fans and a lot of dog lovers. The Patriots’ quarterback played to both groups yesterday, when he introduced his new dog, Fluffy, via. . .

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