Video: Find Your Water—”Alpine Rises”

The latest video from the “Find Your Water” series follows anglers Ben Kraushaar and Anna Ortega on a trek into Colorado’s San Juan Mountains to fish some high-country lakes for stunning . . .

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Photos of the Day: Big Grayling in the Alaskan Bush

Written by: Duane Reading


These gorgeous Alaskan natives rose readily to a well-presented Griffith’s Gnat.
Photos courtesy Rouse Fly Fishing

Anthony and his son, Daniel, enjoyed a remarkable day in Alaska catching grayling on Griffith’s Gnats. After landing on Kijik Lake, in Lake Clark National Park and preserve, the group . . .

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Video: How to Tie the Foam Beetle 2.0

This time of year, I see very few insects hatching on our local waters, so I almost always fish a terrestrial pattern. Foam Beetles are great because they float well, are easy to see, and . . .

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New Studies Show that Dogs DO Understand Words


The dogs in the study pose on the MRI machine used to record brain activity.
Photo by Enik Kubinyi, via nytimes.com

A long-running debate among those who study dogs revolves around a simple question: Do dogs understand the words we say, or is it simply how we say them? Reasearchers at . . .

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Orvis Gun Room Find: A Remarkable 16-gauge Merkel 203e


Beautiful hunting scenes each side of the action.

Back in May, a customer called from Pennsylvania about two guns he wanted to consign. While his 12-gauge Winchester Model 21 was in superb condition and a rare find, his 16-gauge . . .

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Video: “A Dog’s Purpose” Trailer

Here’s a beautiful, heartfelt trailer for the film version of W. Bruce Cameron’s 2010 book, A Dog’s Purpose. Told from a dog’s perspective (though the narration of actor Josh Gad), it’s a story . . .

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