Podcast: An Addendum and Addressing Uncertain Times

Like most of you, Reid is working from home, and he plans on doing regular short podcasts to stay connected. In this installment of the Orvis Hunting and Shooting Podcast, Reid shares some feedback from Doug Manzer, PhD., who responds to the . . .

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Video: 3 Ways to Tie-In Dry-Fly Hackle

In this week’s video, Tim demonstrates three different methods for attaching dry-fly hackle. He starts with the most basic, traditional method, then shows how to improve on that in two ways. Each method has its place, but it’s always good to . . .

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Video: How to Make a Porchetta Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is the official cocktail of the city of Louisville, Kentucky, as the drink was invented there, at the Pendennis Club, in the 1890s. The original called for whiskey, Angostura Bitters, a sugar cube, and water. I think you’ll agree that . . .

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Video: How to Make a When Pigs Fly Cocktail

Discovering a new twist on a classic cocktail is always a treat. Our in-house mixologist and senior designer, Jim Kershaw, shares a Vermont-themed version of a Whiskey Sour that showcases WhistlePig rye whiskey and pure maple syrup. The rye is . . .

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Classic Story and Photos: The Meat Mongers of Spring

Written by: Drew Nisbet, Orvis Fly Fishing and Wingshooting Community Leader


This savage brown ate a streamer, even though its last meal had not yet been digested.
Photos by Drew Nisbet, Orvis Buffalo

As winter releases its icy grip on the Northeast in late March and into April, many anglers look forward to warm spring days of fishing to rising trout on their favorite tailwater or freestone . . .

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Photos: More Entries from Our “New Season” Photo Contest!

On March 30, we launched our  “New Season” Photo Contest, which runs through April 2. There’s plenty of time for you to get in on the action. We’re picking three winners and offering some killer prizes, including a NEW Recon Fly Rod. All you have to do is share your favorite fly-fishing photo of 2019 with the hashtag #NewSeasonRecon. … Continue reading “Photos: More Entries from Our “New Season” Photo Contest!”

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Video: Tying a Clouser Minnow with Tom

For the fourth installment of his Facebook Live series “Tying with Tom,” Tom focused on one of the most versatile streamers of all time: the Clouser Minnow. He tells the fascinating story of how the fly came to be, and then he shows you his own method . . .

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