Photos and Story: Into the Himalaya for Fly Fishing and More

One of my great joys in fly fishing is not really catching the fish (okay, that’s always a pleasure), but savoring the places the sport takes me. This spring, I had one such very special experience: I was fortunate to be able to visit Bhutan, a mountain nation . . .

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Meet the Winner of the Restored Land Rover Defender!

Last September, we launched our latest Drive Off in the Defender sweepstakes. The Grand Prize was a 1995 Land Rover Defender 90, carefully restored to its original glory and finished with one-of-a-kind Barbour interior detailing. . .

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How to Pack for Warm-Weather Travel

How to pack for warm weather travel.

Travel days can be fraught with peril, but packing for a warm- or hot-weather vacation need not be. A smidgen of planning before you hit the road will help pave the way for an adventure bereft of disasters. Use our simple packing guide to help you choose the right warm-weather travel clothing for your destination; once there your only worry should be which cool cocktail to enjoy before dinner. Follow Three Basic Rules When Packing for Warm-Weather Travel

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Are Ticks Active in Winter?

By: Orvis Staff


An adult eastern deer tick, one of the prime vectors of Lyme disease.
Photos courtesy the United States Department of Agriculture, via Wikipedia

Yes—ticks are active in winter, but their abundance and exploits are tied closely to the temperature. When it’s around the freezing mark, you won’t likely run across ticks when you go hunting or hiking with your dog. But when temps rise just above . . .

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Meet the Winner of the Barbour Land Rover Defender

Last year, Orvis teamed up with Barbour to give away a customized Land Rover Defender. On the two-season U.S. tour, the general public was invited to the local Orvis store to enter to win a fully restored, customized Land Rover Defender and other prizes. . . .

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Win a Restored Land Rover Defender!

The Land Rover Defender is an icon of off-road dependability, a remarkable 4WD vehicle famous from the savannah of Kenya to the wet fells of the Lake District. Launched in June of 1948, the first Land Rover® brought unprecedented versatility and . . .

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Win a $100 Gift Card in Our #FallOrvisDays Instagram Photo Contest

View this post on Instagram   Fishing with the locals in the Lamar Valley is an amazing experience! #orvisadventures #yellowstonenationalpark Photo: @sbergervt A post shared by Orvis Fly Fishing (@orvisflyfishing) on Jul 21, 2018 at 7:29am PDT We’re celebrating #FallOrvisDays with a great photo contest on Instagram. The themes of this year’s event are Protect, … Continue reading “Win a $100 Gift Card in Our #FallOrvisDays Instagram Photo Contest”

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Don’t Miss Fall Orvis Days!

Each spring and fall, Orvis Retail stores around the country celebrate the season by holding Orvis Days events, featuring local food and music, demonstrations of fly-fishing and dog-training skills, . . .

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Don’t Miss Fall Orvis Days!

Each spring and fall, Orvis Retail stores around the country celebrate the season by holding Orvis Days events, featuring local food and music, demonstrations of fly-fishing and dog-training skills, . . .

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Orvis Job Openings 08.07.18


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

Welcome to another Orvis Job Openings announcement, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of the Orvis team. If you follow our social channels, you’re probably . . .

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