Orvis Fly Fishing App Now Available in the Android Store!

Ok! Finally… ‘Droid users, you can now stop the emails and Facebook posts that simply say “ANDROID!!”

My friends at Green Mountain Digital submitted the Orvis Fly Fishing App to the Android store for Android version 2.1 and 2.2 last night and it is now available for download. Go to the Android store and search for ORVIS.

It was worth waiting for:
  • Animated knot instruction
  • Fly casting video instruction
  • Top 10 fly casting mistakes (I’ve made most of them at one time or another)
  • A field guide to the top 100 trout flies
  • LIVE Orvis fishing reports from around the country
  • A glossary of terms
  • AND the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast
All of this at your fingertips! So go to the Android store, check it out and let me what you think.
My turn: ANDROID!!

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Orvis Fish Pic of the Week

Orvis Fly Fishing Contest - Say Cheese
Brown Trout
Michael, Mechanicsville

Enter the Orvis Fly Fishing Photo contest for your chance to put your photograph on a future cover of the The Orvis Fly Fishing catalog, win a $1000 Orvis Gift Card or complete Helios Fly Rod Outfit and help preserve rivers and streams in the United States! Enter online at www.orvis.com/fishphoto.

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Expert Tips on Buying a Used Shotgun

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If you plan to buy a used double barrel shotgun anytime soon, you’ll want to listen to the latest Double Barrel Podcast with Bruce Bowlen, Orvis’ Head Shooting Instructor at the Orvis Wingshooting School in Manchester, Vermont. It offers invaluable and in depth advise. Here are excerpts from the Podcast to give you some of Bruce’s great tips.

Click the play button below to listen to Expert Tips on Buying a Used Shotgun. Go to orvis.com/podcast to subscribe to future episodes

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Orvis Dog of the Day – Bella!

Orvis Cover Dog Contest - Bella
Bella Dreaming
– Doug, Geneva

Enter the Orvis Cover Dog Photo contest for your chance to put your dog on a future cover of the The Orvis Dog Book catalog, win a $500 gift card from Orvis and help us beat canine cancer! Enter online at www.orvis.com/coverdog
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Orvis Fish Pic of the Week

Orvis Fly Fishing Contest - Bonefish Eye
Bonefish Big Eye
Josh, Spokane

Enter the Orvis Fly Fishing Photo contest for your chance to put your photograph on a future cover of the The Orvis Fly Fishing catalog, win a $1000 Orvis Gift Card or complete Helios Fly Rod Outfit and help preserve rivers and streams in the United States! Enter online at www.orvis.com/fishphoto.

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Early Morning Hooky on the Battenkill

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October Morning on The Battenkill
Eric Rickstad

Another gorgeous October morning here in Vermont. Only two weeks left of trout season, so Phil Monahan and I got up before light and met at a stretch on the Battenkill that we both like (which does not equate to a stretch where we consistently catch the river’s wild brown trout…there is not such stretch, for us anyway). A cold night in the thirties meant fog on the river first thing. Jumped some wood ducks first thing and thought maybe I should have hung up the rod and gone with the shotgun instead….

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