Podcast: Vic Venters on Fine Shotguns

Reid Bryant talks guns with acclaimed shotgun writer Vic Venters. The two discuss Vic’s entree into the world of fine doubles, his take on contemporary double guns, and where the great bargains . . .

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Video: Crisp Brook-Trout Days in New England

Here’s a sweet little edit from our neck of the woods, as filmmaker Robb Morrell casts dry flies for brook trout on a New England stream. There’s some cool scene-setting cinematography, and . . .

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Pro Tips: Top 5 Autumn Olive Patterns


A blue-winged olive emerges from its nymphal shuck.
Photo by Stemonitis, via Wikipedia

Everybody loves the blue-winged olive hatches of spring, when the mayflies emerge on cloudy or even snowy days. It’s often the first great dry-fly fishing of the year, and the bugs are . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Find Pike and Muskies

In some parts of the country, the end of summer into fall is a great time to chase northern pike and muskellunge. Here are two great videos from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center, in which Tom . . .

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Our 10 Most Popular Dog Names

The first thing most people think about when they get a new dog is what they’re going to call it, if it doesn’t have a name already. And we’ve heard them all. The exercise of naming your dog . . .

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