Video: How to Choose the Right Leader

In this week’s how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, he talks about leaders–those all-important connections between fly lines and flies. He identifies the basic kinds of leaders and when you might want to use . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 05.29.20

Welcome to an all-new edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. This week is perhaps the most international-heavy collections ever, featuring . . .

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How Far Can My Dog Hike?

Hiking with your dog can be incredibly rewarding, creating a deeper bond between you.
Photo by: Cindy Dunican

How far your dog can hike will vary significantly based on multiple factors, including her age, breed, and fitness level, as well as the length and difficulty of the hike. The easy trail at your local nature center is a far cry from hiking a 14er—a mountain with a peak above 14,000 feet. If you’re considering adding regular treks with your dog to your outdoor adventures, research, preparation, and training are critical before hitting the trail.

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Video Pro Tips: Casting Lessons from Master Instructors

Our friends at Scientific Anglers have produced an excellent series of casting-instruction videos hosted by two modern masters: Bruce Richards and Jeff Wagner. Richards was the longtime head fly-line designer for Scientific Anglers and is responsible . . .

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