Meet the Winner of Our “Local Slam” Contest

As part of this year’s “20 Days in September” photo contest, we introduced a new category: The Local Slam. Given that most people are sticking close to home this year, we wanted to give anglers a chance to explore nearby waters . . .

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Master Class Monday: How to Spot Trout in Deep Water

Spotting fish in deeper water is a great skill for an angler to have, and the key is to teach your eyes what to look for. Rarely will you see an actual fish shape. Instead, it’s about searching for an out-of-place “smudge” that seems as . . .

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Pro Tips: The Keys to Learning the Bonefish Game

Written by: Greg Vincent, H2O Bonefishing


Catching a bonefish is an accomplishment for any angler, novice or expert.
Photo courtesy H20 Bonefishing

Every year, hundreds of new anglers join the migration to the tropics in search of what many consider to be one of the world’s finest light-tackle game fish: bonefish. Here in The Bahamas, we are fortunate to have hundreds of . . .

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Dog Safety During Hunting Season


Photo via orvis.com

If you enjoy hiking with your dog and live in an area with seasonal hunting, hitting the trails takes an extra measure of prep and precaution. It is possible to walk your dog safely during hunting season, but doing so requires the understanding that you’re sharing the great outdoors and an awareness of how hunters engage in their sport. Being safe while walking your dog during hunting season requires:

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Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 10.23.20

Welcome to another 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’s eleven videos make up perhaps the most . . .

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Podcast: Musky Time, with Kip Veith

This week, my interview is with Kip Veith, Orvis-endorsed guide and author of The Orvis Guide to Muskies on the Fly, which has just been released. Fresh from lots of research and in the middle of his season, Kip has some . . .

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Classic Pro Tips: Tandem Streamer Rigs for Fall Trout


Big brown trout like big flies, especially in the fall.
Photo by Shawn Combs

When the nights start to cool and leaves start to change colors, the thoughts of brown trout turn to procreation. To build up energy for the spawning ritual and to put on weight before the lean . . .

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