Monthly Archives: June 2016

Chesapeake Bay Foundation: What Are Oysters Hiding???


Written by: Daryl Kenny

How much do you know about oysters?!
Photo by CBF

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Oyster Restoration project has been one of Orvis’ Customer Matching Grants for the past two years. Oysters are pretty remarkable little rascals who have more talents than most of us realize!

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Project Unconditional Photo 33: “Search and Rescue”

Written by: Jane Sobel Klonsky, Project Unconditional


Tateer Tot is a complex combination of hard-working hero and mischievous boy.
Photo by Jane Sobel Klonsky

McHenry, Illinois—Jim and his Bloodhound, Tater Tot, have been volunteering with Wisconsin Search & Rescue Dogs tracking team to track missing people and find human remains since. . .

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Videos: Fly Fishing Journeys Through Labrador and Newfoundland


Written by: Phil Monahan

Yeah, I know: they’re commercials. But our friends at The New Fly Fisher have a great eye for incredible scenery and wonderful fly-fishing action. If you love huge brook trout, you get an. . .

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Photos: A Striper Morning on Maine’s Kennebec River

Written by: Capt. Dave Pecci, Obsession Sportfishing Charters


Schoolie stripers offered a great morning’s enjoyment for this Westerner.
Photos by Capt. Dave Pecci

Longtime client John Kern from Salt Lake City joined me on the Kennebec for a morning of striped-bass fly fishing. We had a dropping tide, as we headed out at 5:30 a.m., and as we rounded. . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Catch Carp on the Fly


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

These fish are hard to fool and tough to land.
Photo courtesy Tom Rosenbauer

In the Facebook comments below last night’s post “How to Fish Wet Flies and Nymphs, with Tom Rosenbauer,” reader Jett Morris asked for similar information about carp fishing. So here’s. . .

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Photos: Saying Goodbye to Arizona’s Mountain Streams


Written by: Phil Monahan

There is nothing like a fresh rod set-up and some small-stream wild trout to break it in.
Photo by Tyler Coleman

This is a bittersweet post for me, as this was my last trip fishing the Arizona small creeks as a resident of the state. The time has come to relocate my family to Michigan, where we have. . .

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Story: Chasing Carp on a Summer Saturday


Written by: Tom Rosenbauer

The Bonefish Bitters was Shawn’s secret weapon for the day.
Photos by Shawn Combs

There are few things in life more enjoyable than a hall pass, a gorgeous summer day, and a plan to explore new water relatively close to home.  Last Friday, Shawn “Diddy” Combs, our head. . .

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