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Here’s Your 2018 Orvis Lifetime Achievement Award Winner!

Written by: Debra Carr Brox


Sandy Moret celebrates landing a fat Florida bonefish, a species he’s committed to protecting.
Photo courtesy Sandy Moret

Sandy Moret has described fly-fishing as the hardest game on the planet. The unpredictable nature of fishing saltwater flats doesn’t discourage him—on the contrary, he loves the challenge and is . . .

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Meet the Winners of the 2018 Orvis-Endorsed Awards!


Written by: Phil Monahan

This is the easy part of being a guide: Josh Duchateau of Firehole Ranch shares in success on the Madison River. But there is so much more work, behind the scenes and on the water, that makes for a magical day.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Each year, for thirty-two years, the Orvis Company has recognized excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides Program (ELOG). These . . .

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Action Alert: Tell the U.S. Corps of Engineers that Pebble Mine Is Too Risky


Written by: Phil Monahan

Bristol Bay is home to the world’s last great wild salmon run–too important to fast-track Pebble’s permitting process.
Photo by Pat Clayton, Fish Eye Guy Photography

On April 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a public-comment period to collect opinions and information about the proposed Pebble Mine. But it seems as though the Corps is fast . . .

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Discover the Newest Orvis-Endorsed Outfitter: Breuckelen Fly-Fishing Adventures!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Breuckelen Fly-Fishing Adventures provides an amazing angling experience where you wouldn’t expect one.
All photos by Joel Ruby

For more than thirty years, Orvis has been putting its imprimatur on the best fly-fishing operations in the country and around the world, through its Endorsed Lodges, Guides, and Outfitters program. But the newest member of this elite club may be the most unique one yet. Located in the hippest part . . .

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Chicago’s North Pond Casting Pier is an Urban Gem


For city-dwellers, places like the North Pond Casting Pier are vital connections to the wonder of nature.
Photo courtesy North Pond Casting Pier

In the Spring of 2017, Orvis helped us spread the word about the potential loss of an iconic place in American fly fishing and casting history: The North Pond Casting Pier. Thankfully, in the year . . .

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Take Action Now to Keep Our Saltwater Fisheries Healthy!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Bluefish are a conservation success story. Let’s not go back to the Bad Old Days now!
Photo by Capt. John McMurray

Chinook salmon in California, coho in Washington, bluefish in the Mid-Atlantic, and king mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico: What do these fish have in common? One, they are a lot of fun to catch on a . . .

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Win a Recon Fly Rod and a Great Dog Bed in Our #WeLoveDogs Photo Contest!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Show us your dogs on the water!
Photos by Dylan Tucker, Jake Forsline, Lone Mountain Ranch, and Lisa Savard.

For the last the last month or so, Orvis has been celebrating the dogs that we have running around the office. Don’t miss our “Working Dogs” video, which profiles a few of our canine colleagues. . .

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