Are Dog Beds Necessary?

By: Sondra Wolfer


Photos via orvis.com

If you’re wondering whether your dog needs a bed, ponder this: the average dog stands up on his feet for only five hours per day. If you’re a dog parent, you know what they’re doing the rest of . . .

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How to Clean a Dog Collar

By: Darren Marcy


Dogs love mud, and they end up soiling their collars, as well as themselves.
Photo by Jody, Stevenson

No matter how clean your dog stays or how fresh his coat, the collar he wears will eventually absorb enough skin oils, as well as dirt and grime, to develop an odor. Dogs who spend a lot of time . . .

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Remembering the Great Larry Kingrey

Written by, Taylor Edrington, Royal Gorge Anglers


Larry Kingrey was beloved by those he taught to fly-fish and those who benefited from his great patterns.
Photos courtesy Royal Gorge Anglers

Last Tuesday our dear friend, mentor, compadre, partner in crime, and one of the true icons of the fly-fishing industry went on ahead of us to find the eternal riffle. For the past year, Larry Kingrey . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.10.17

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 videos . . .

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5 Things You Need to Know about Travel to Cuba

Written by: Sarah Thies, Manager of Orvis Travel


Cuba’s pristine flats, stunning fish, and experienced guides are still welcoming American visitors.

If you’ve been thinking about visiting Cuba, you’re probably aware that the federal government has just announced a new policy that features tougher restrictions on American travelers. This has . . .

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A Well Designed Hunting Vest Saves a Dog’s Life

Written by: Michael Goodwin


Michael Goodwin and Cooper share the fruits of an Alaska ptarmigan hunt.
Photos by Michael Goodwin

The fall hunt for ptarmigan along Alaska’s Denali Highway was another fickle weather day–32 degrees and low clouds. Since it was just me and my Brittany, Cooper, I loaded my new vest with . . .

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Photos: Becoming a Believer in Brazil

Written by: Brian O’Keefe


The arapaima is an incredible game fish that rewards angling skill and fights like a monster.
Photos by Brian O’Keefe

When I saw that my Brazil itinerary included a stint at Pirarucu, the arapaima hot spot in the Amazon watershed, I had mixed feelings. From what I had seen in videos and in magazines, the arapaima . . .

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