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Guide Anita Coulton Takes Top Honors at TU Tournament

Written by: Joe Demalderis, Cross Current Guide Service and Outfitters


Anita lands another trout during her winning session on New Jersey’s South Branch of the Raritan.
Photo by Nick Romanenko

Last Saturday, New Jersey Trout Unlimited held their NJ Fly Fisherman of the Year Tournament. Each TU chapter in the statesends a representative to compete for the title. In addition to . . .

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Vote In Our “Best of 2017” Contest—and Get a Chance to Win a Battenkill Disc Reel!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Alhtough it certainly wouldn’t have made the finals, here’s my best photo from 2017, featuring a mountain brookie.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Last week, we decided to soften the blow of of the end of Vermont’s trout season by getting everyone to post their favorite photos from the past year on Instagram. Almost 2,000 photos . . .

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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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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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Wanna Catch Bonefish in Cuba with Tom Rosenbauer?


Written by: Phil Monahan

The bonefish flats of Cuba are pristine, and the fish are relatively unpressured.
Photos courtesy Orvis Travel

Expansive, rarely-fished saltwater flats. World-class bonefishing with shots at tarpon and permit. Delicious, home-cooked meals. Vibrant culture. Warm, welcoming people. Illuminating . . .

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The Orvis Job Wall 11.07.2017


Written by: Phil Monahan

The view from Orvis HQ in southwestern Vermont is inspiring (although sometimes also distracting).
Photo via the Orvis Webcam

Welcome to the Orvis Job Wall, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of the Orvis team. If you read this blog regularly, you’re probably already aware of what a great . . .

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Win a 6-Weight H3 in Our “Best of 2017” Photo Contest!


Written by: Phil Monahan

The 9-foot 6-weight is the latest addition to the lineup, and it’s available in both D (distance) and F (feel) models.

On Saturday, Vermont’s regular trout season ended, which means that everyone around here is slightly depressed and is reliving the highlights of their year on the water. To make ourselves . . .

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ACTION ALERT: Montana DEQ to Hold Public Meetings on Proposed Mine in Smith River Headwaters


Written by: Phil Monahan

image via http://smithriverwatch.org

The Smith River–Montana’s only permitted recreational river–is renowned for its clean water, rugged canyon scenery, and incredible trout fishery. A small Canadian mining startup, Tintina Resources, . . .

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