Video: How to Use Epoxy Resins

Last week, Tim covered UV-cure resins, and here he focuses on the older technology of epoxy resins. As Tim notes, many tiers prefer epoxy resins because they are cheaper and result in an almost indestructible coating. As usual, . . .

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5 Tips for Planning a Saltwater Destination Trip

Although there’s still plenty of great trout fishing to be had in much of the country, it’s never too early to begin planning your next saltwater destination trip. While all types of fly-fishing trips tend to reward those who plan ahead, salt water can actively . . .

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.15.21

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival! Every week, we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available and then serve them up for you to enjoy. This week, we’ve got a dozen new productions with an . . .

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What Size Crate Should I Get for My Dog?


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A dog crate should be big enough for your dog to comfortably rest and turn around in, but not too big, as a crate that’s too large can interfere with housebreaking training. Most dog crates are sized by the dog’s weight, so you’ll need to know your own dog’s weight before deciding on a crate size. In general, small or toy dogs should use a small crate, while the largest dogs like Newfoundlands should use an extra-large crate. However, most dogs will fall in between these extreme sizes, so it’s best to use the following chart to choose your dog crate sizing:

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Take an ALL-NEW Orvis Fly-Fishing Trivia Challenge 10.14.21

Welcome to another edition of our weekly trivia challenge, in which we test your knowledge of all things fly fishing and where you might learn a thing or two about this sport we love. Here’s the second Trivia Challenge written by our new assistant blog . . .

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Video: How to Catch Striped Bass on the Fly

Here’s a great video from The New Fly Fisher in which Tom Rosenbauer–a striper fanatic for more than 30 years–shares his favorite tactics and flies, as well as his gear choices. Fishing from shore or from a boat, you can usually find hungry stripers if . . .

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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 10.13.21

As most anglers know by now, it was a tough year for anglers and trout in Montana. Soaring temperatures and low water made for difficult conditions, and most guides and fly fishers went out of their way to ensure that they treated trout as carefully as . . .

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