Tag Archives: 5050 on the water

11 Questions with Geri Meyer of Driftless Angler

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips


Geri Meyer shows off a gorgeous British Columbia cutthroat.
Photos courtesy Geri Meyer

Last year, The Orvis Company launched 50/50 on the Water, an aggressive initiative to introduce more women to the sport we love and to promote those already making a mark in the fly . . .

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Photos: A Meaningful Mother-Daughter Day on the Water

Written by: Chelsea Long


Chelsea (right) was finally able to introduce her mom to fly fishing through CfR.
Photos courtesy Chelsea Long

Last month, I had the incredible opportunity to be a River Buddy for the Casting for Recovery (CfR) retreat in Waring, Texas. Casting for Recovery is a nonprofit organization that coordinates and . . .

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Meet the 2018 Orvis Breaking Barriers Award Recipient


Written by: Phil Monahan

Whitney Milhoan poses with Casting for Recovery’s “Judy” the Pink Drift Boat.
Photo courtesy Casting for Recovery

In 2015, Orvis created the Breaking Barriers Award to honor individuals who have gone above and beyond to introduce the sport of fly fishing to a more diverse audience. Past recipients have . . .

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Photos of the Day: The Student Becomes the Master


Written by: Phil Monahan

It’s hard to tell which of the two was more excited by their catch. (I’m guessing Tori, though.)
Photos courtesy Aidan Fox

I got a great photo message on Instagram that I just had to share. New Yorker Aidan Fox sent this description: “I’ve been following this account for some time and . . .”

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