Infographic: Is That a Real Service Dog?

We have posted many times about the problems caused by people who try to pass off their pets as service animals to gain entry to restaurants, businesses, and even airplanes. Because pets . . .

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“Fear and Loathing in Belize, Part II,” by William G. Tapply

Written by: William G. Tapply


Although a trout angler at heart, Bill Tapply also loved casting in the salt.
Photo courtesy Vicki Stiefel

The first time I went to Belize, the wind howled for a week. Andy and I stayed in a lodge with ten other fanatical tarpon anglers, and in that entire week, twelve fishermen, supervised by six . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXVI: Bryan Huskey


Bryan Huskey gets ready to release his most memorable fish ever. . .a roosterfish caught from the beach in Mexico.
Photo by Paul Moinester

Bryan Huskey is a filmmaker and photographer from Boise, Idaho. He’s probably best known in the fly-fishing world for his film “Doc of the Drakes,” about an octogenarian angler suffering . . .

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Pro Tips: Hold the Line While Grouse Hunting

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co.


Grouse hunting with friends is a blast, but safety must be your paramount concern.
Photo by Mary Beth Monahan

From New England to Michigan and across to Montana, grouse hunting is all about being in the bush. Grouse coverts are particularly thick and sometimes difficult to navigate. Terrain, . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.21.16

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. It was a pretty slow week, as far as numbers . . .

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Photo of the Day: College Student Lands Record Pike on Lake Champlain

Written by: Drew Price


Lauren Dunn show’s off a women’s line-class record landed on Vermont’s Lake Champlain.
Photo by Drew Price

I first met Lauren Dunn in August of this year. Her dad, Brian, had contacted me to see if I was available to target some bowfin for potential IGFA women’s line-class world records. Lauren . . .

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Video: This Is the Lowcountry

Here is an absolutely glorious video from the grassy flats off Charleston, South Carolina, where—when the tides and winds are just right—you can experience incredible fishing for tailing . . .

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Photos: Late-Season Dry Flies on the Battenkill


This wild brook trout fell for a blue-winged olive imitation fished on a long, fine leader.
All photos by Robin Hill

It’s been a tough fall for anglers on the Battenkill, as drought conditions include extremely low and clear water. But last weekend, my friend Doug Lyons found that cooler temperatures had made . . .

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Classic Fish Facts: Brown Trout (Salmo Trutta)


There’s a whole subculture of anglers dedicated to catching large, reclusive browns.
Photo by Jim Logan

The brown trout (Salmo trutta) has earned a reputation as the wariest and wiliest opponent a river angler can face. Whereas a brookie or a cutthroat will often attack flies with gullible abandon, browns are usually more discriminating. The larger specimens, especially, are often. . .

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