As most people know, Orvis donates 5% of pre-tax profits annually to conservation efforts around the world. The 2010 conservation efforts included a matching grant to American Rivers to help remove three dams on Pennsylvania’s Yellow Breeches, . . .Read More
photo by Toby Swank
The fishing season in Yellowstone National Park is winding down and will officially close this Sunday, November 8. This date is probably more relevant now than ever, as the popularity of fishing for fall-run trout heading up to the Madison River headwaters. . . Read More
photo by Sandy Hays
I just posted a long story over on the Adventure blog about my eye-opening trip to the Spanish Pyrenees last summer.
The diesel Volkswagen van chugged upward through the switchbacks as we climbed into the low-hanging clouds. Soon we couldn’t even see the rain-soaked green valley below, and our world became focused on the steep, rutted farm path in front of us. Occasionally, a group of cows blocked our progress, their bells clanging loudly in the stillness, and Ivan would creep forward to avoid pushing one off the edge. The end of the road was a saddle between two peaks, and when we hopped out, the air was damp and cold. As we donned fleece and raingear, Sandy and I exchanged skeptical looks: . . .
To read the rest of this story and see many more photos, hop over to the Adventure blog.Read More
In the much anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed film about the Pebble Mine, “Red Gold,” filmmakers Travis Rummel and Ben Knight explore the remote, untrammeled wilderness of Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula. The Felt Soul boys really know how to keep their audience wanting more: Although trailer for this film came online a year and a half ago, the DVD has just been released to the public.Read More
In this episode, Brett Ference from the Orvis Double Barrel Podcast is jealous of Tom’s download count so he drops by hoping to boost his numbers a bit.
Tom and Brett discuss pointers for bonefishing. Communicate with your guide and DON’T TROUT STRIKE are among the tips here.
Think Tom should have Brett on more often? Let us know in the comments section.
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Oprah and Gayle pose with guides Brian and Jenny Grossenbacher.
photo courtesy Grossenbacherphoto.com
Anglers sneak up on a small mountain stream to avoid spooking the trout. That orange
bag should be left far behind on the bank, though.
photo by Sandy Hays
I’m starting to think that being a partner in Worldcast Anglers is a pretty good job. Last week, we posted a picture of a monster taimen that WCA Jim Hickey caught on his recent trip to Mongolia. Now, his partner Mike Dawes offers a report and some great shots from his journey to Argentina in search of golden dorado. These guys work like dogs all summer, . . .Read More
Chris Wood, Trout Unlimited’s President and CEO, interviews Scott Yates, TU’s Director of the Western Water Project. Together, they discuss the various water challenges that exist in various Western states and talk about how TU works to achieve a balance that is good for landowners and fish.
From river flows to irrigation, their conversation touches on some of the hottest current water debates in the West.
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