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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Adventurous Recipe: Crispy Winter Squash Gnocchi

By Eva Kosmas Flores


Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

Gnocchi is one of my favorite comfort foods, these little pillowy dumplings are an Italian favorite that are traditionally made from potatoes. In this recipe, however, I’ve swapped the potatoes for delicious roasted winter squash to make an extra-flavorful and nutrient-packed meal.

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Egg Nog, Three Ways

By Eva Kosmas Flores


Photo by Eva Kosmas Flores

If you haven’t had homemade eggnog and have only had the store-bought variety, you don’t know what you’re missing. The difference in taste and texture between the two is leaps and bounds apart, and it’s worth spending a few minutes in front of a blender to make, trust me!

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