Podcast: Discovering the Spirit

Reid takes a moment to pull back the curtain and describe his work: his job at Orvis and what it entails, how it came to be, and what a fall season looks like from his vantage point. This explanation hopefully provides context for the subject matter of . . .

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Podcast: Shotgun Terminology with Del Whitman

In this episode, Reid and gunsmith Del Whitman explore the language of shotguns. Focusing on a few commonly used but often misunderstood terms, Del provides both some definitions and some explanation of how the defined mechanisms function. . . .

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Podcast: Where Do Hunting Products Come From?

Reid sits down with the Orvis Hunt Product Development Team of Jesse Haller, Natalie Cullum, and Will Helmetag to discuss the development and testing process, and how new hunting items come to be. The group also runs through New products for . . .

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Going Lead-Free is for the Birds

At Orvis, we see guides as more than just providers of a good day on the water or in the field. Guides are the trusted authorities, the people who dedicate days, months, and years (in and out of the season) to developing a relationship with both the . . .

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Podcast: Orvis Hill Country Shooting Grounds

Orvis Hill Country Shooting Grounds, located in southern Pennsylvania, is one of the premier sporting clays, upland hunting, and instructional shooting properties in the world. Reid and the Orvis Hill Country staff gather on a call to talk about the . . .

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Podcast: Updates and a Patagonia Quail Story

Reid uses a solo podcast to update listeners on his summer thus far and what he’s got planned for the upcoming bird season. He also revisits “The Coincident Ecology of Birds and Men,” a story first published in Gray’s Sporting Journal. This piece describes . . .

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Podcast: Rob Fenwick and the Rise of E.J. Churchill

In this episode, Reid and Rob Fenwick, Managing Director at E.J. Churchill, discuss the iconic UK brand. Rob explores the history of Churchill guns, and the important impacts that Robert Churchill had on gun design and shooting technique. He goes on to . . .

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