Fish Facts: Pink Salmon (Oncorhyncus gorbuscha)

The large hump in front of the dorsal fin on spawning males is the reason for the species's nickname, "Humpy." Illustration by Timothy Knepp - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
In the angling community, the pink salmon (Oncorhyncus gorbuscha) is not generally held in the same high esteem as its cousins, the Chinook, coho, and sockeye. However, the sheer. . .
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Master Class Monday: What Do You Do When You Don’t Have the Right Imitation?

What do you do when you don’t have the right fly--when you know exactly what the trout are eating but you don’t have the right imitation? An Elk-wing Caddis becomes a moth by flattening the . . .
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Video: Golden Dorado in the Heart of Bolivia

Check out this amazing video from a clear-water, freestone stream in Bolivia, where golden dorado hunt baitfish and chase flies. It's so cool to watch the predators herd the bait against the . . .
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What Size Crate Should I Get for My Dog?

By: Jill Jones
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Having made the decision to adopt a dog, it’s time to start making a list of all the supplies and equipment you need before bringing her home. One of the bigger items on the list is probably . . .
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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 07.28.17

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. This week, we've got an even dozen . . .
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Podcast: Charley Perkins on Waterfowling and Lessons from a Life in the Outdoor Industry

Charley Perkins poses with his grandfather and outdoors mentor, Leigh Perkins, in Arkansas.
In his latest podcast, Reid spends some time with Orvis Hunting Product Developer Charley Perkins. Charley discusses his passion for waterfowl hunting, his innovations in hunting products, and . . .
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Podcast: Guiding for Permit, with Captain Will Benson

Capt. Will Benson (right) shares the 2017 Del Brown Permit Tournament trophy with Mike Dawes. Photo courtesy Will Benson
Okay, get ready for this because it’s a long one! I figured that since I had not done a podcast in a couple weeks I would give you your money’s worth, and this podcast includes a long interview . . .
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Take an All-New Phil Monahan Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 07.27.17

Welcome to the latest edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. This week, . . .
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