Shearling vs. Sherpa: Which Is Better?

By: Orvis Staff

Shearling and sherpa are two of the materials that always seem to pop up as frost threatens to turn to snow. But what is shearling, exactly, and what is sherpa? What is the difference between them? And when it comes to the shearling versus sherpa debate, is one better than the other? Wintry weather is blowing in….

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What to Put in Your Puppy’s Crate at Night

By: Orvis Staff


Tempted to toss a pile of adorable plush toys into your puppy’s crate to keep her company at night? Perhaps a bolstered dog bed will cradle her in comfort. You love your new little peanut after all, and want her to feel happy and secure within the confines of her new human family. But how safe are her toys and bedding? You can’t watch her all night long….

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.17.17

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 a ton of homegrown . . .

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Photos: A Free Pass for Redfish on the Louisiana Marsh

Written by: Drew Ross, Looknfishy


Nothing beats a great sight-fishing day on the marsh south of New Orleans.
Photos by Scott Myers

My wife and her best friend took the kids on a weekend trip, leaving me free to get on the water. So I called a buddy in New Orleans, and we made a tentative plan to hit the marsh over the . . .

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Video: How to Tie Hair Wings, Part 2

Here’s the second part of Tim’s lesson about creating perfect hair wings every time. In last week’s Part 1, Tim demonstrated how to choose the right hair and then how to prepare it for tie in. In . . .

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Can Dogs Get Bed Bugs?

By: Amber Roberts



Photos via Centers for Disease Control

Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are making a powerful, if undesirable, comeback after becoming scarce due to pesticide use in the 1950s. These parasites, once thought to infest only cheap motels . . .

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