Video: Review of the Orvis Fabarm Elos D2 O/U 20-gauge Shotgun

Randy Wakeman is a well-known firearms consultant, author, publisher, speaker, and he clearly likes to review new guns. Here's he takes a long, hard look at the new Orvis Fabarm Elos D2 O/U 20-gauge Shotgun, which is a significant upgrade from the . . .
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Podcast: From the Fields of Saskatchewan, with Dave Brown

Dave Brown shares a successful hunt with his dog. Photo courtesy Dave Brown
Recorded live in Cabri, Saskatchewan, Reid spends an evening at bird camp speaking with Dave Brown of Dave Brown Outfitters. The two discuss the day they spent afield for Hungarian partridge and sharptail grouse, and Dave describes the nuances and . . .
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Podcast: The Nuances of Guns and Shooting with Jordan Smith and Greg Carpiniello

Reid spends an hour with Jordan Smith (Orvis Gunsmith) and Greg Carpiniello (Orvis Gunroom Manager) discussing the many nuances of guns and shooting. The trio explore shot size, chokes, dangers of steel shot in old guns, shotgun finishes, and . . .
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Introducing Orvis Hill Country Shooting/Hunting Grounds

A lot of work has gone into getting the new property ready for a November 3 "soft opening." Photos by Reid Bryant
Summer seems to be hanging on in southern Pennsylvania, and the hills of the Blue Ridge are still lush and green. It’s been a wet and heavy late season, and despite the arrival of October, the afternoons are still given to porch-sitting . . .
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Podcast: “In Late Fall”

In what may become a periodic new format for the podcast, Reid shares a written story of an early duck hunt, and a traditional reunion with an old friend. These periodic spoken-word/storytelling podcasts may become a regular installment, so don't hesitate to weigh in with your opinions. If you don't see the "Play" button above, click here to listen. Photo courtesy Reid Bryant
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Introducing Durrell Smith

Written by: Durrell Smith
Durrell Smith and Ruger. Photo by Josh Same
My name is Durrell Smith, and over the coming months, I will be contributing regularly to the Orvis Hunting Blog. It will be a pleasure to share a bit of my story, and to describe my insights, lessons, and adventures as I pursue the wonderful journey . . .
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Podcast: A British Perspective on Wing Shooting, with Matty Rawlinson of Owens Valley Wing Shooting

Photo courtesy Matty Rawlinson
On the eve of Reid's first hunting junket of the season, he spends a bit of time with Matty Rawlinson of Owens Valley Wingshooting. The two discuss Matty's early days afield in the UK, the . . .
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Podcast: Common Questions That New Hunters Face, with Julia Zema

Photo courtesy Julia Zema
Reid welcomes his colleague Julia Zema to the podcast to discuss the common questions facing new hunters, as they attempt to enter the world of upland bird hunting. Julia and Reid discuss . . .
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