Pro Tip: Cleaning and Storing Your Gear for the Off-Season

Always make sure you follow the manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning and lubing your reels.
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It’s the final day of Vermont’s open trout season, and since many other states also close for spawning and winter, it seems appropriate to post this primer for how to ensure that your gear is ready to go next time you hit the water, which may be months away.

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Video Pro Tips: How to Set Up Your Fly Rod

So you’ve picked your fishing spot and parked the truck. Now it’s time to set up your fly rod for a day of fishing. This seems pretty basic, but there are actually a couple of tricks to make the process . . .

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Corduroy vs. Chino vs. Twill

By: Orvis Staff

Chinos and twill form the basis for a casual wardrobe.

Corduroy, chino, or twill—which of these classic materials is most represented in your cool weather wardrobe? No better time than the present to consider this question….

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What to Put in Your Hunting Dog First Aid Kit

By: Sondra Wolfer

Snake bite wound after debriding is gruesome but will heal.
Photos courtesy  Greystone Castle

You take every precaution to prevent injuries when you go wingshooting, waterfowl hunting, or out on a training session with your gun dog. Though he’s steady to shot without fail and is outfitted with . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.27.17

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 ten killer productions . . .

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