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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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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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: 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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How to Choose the Best Dog Collar

By: Jill Jones

Part of the fun of adopting a new dog is choosing all the supplies and equipment that will ease his transition into your household and cement his status as a beloved member of the family. There is so much cool stuff you can buy: adorable sweaters and jackets, comfy beds, monogrammed food bowls, etc., it is a bit overwhelming. In particular, when it comes to figuring out what may be the most important item—the best dog collar—owners are faced with a bewildering array of choices.

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