Written by: Simon Perkins, Orvis Adventures
Nelli Williams works to help Alaska’s young people take advantage of their home state’s natural resources.
Photo courtesy Nelli Williams
In 2015, the Breaking Barriers Awards were created to honor individuals who have gone above and beyond to bring new blood into fly fishing, to break down the barriers of introduction. Last. . .
Aubrey is all smiles and looks like a pro the way she’s holding that cutty.
Photos courtesy Glacier Anglers
Fly-fishing literature is rife with tales of fathers and sons, but that’s not the only parent-child option. Darwon Stoneman of Glacier Anglers in West Glacier, Montana, sent in these great photos of. . .
Young Pippa—daughter of Simon Perkins, Senior Manager of Orvis Adventures and Hunting, and his wife, Els Van Woert—has already been featured on this blog. Born into a sporting family, . . .
Written by: Maggie Mae Stone and Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff
Maggie (left) and Jenny shared a three-day tour of some of Montana’s iconic trout waters.
Photos by Maggie Mae Stone and Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff
We are #orvisgirls
The genesis of this was two years ago in Missoula, Montana at the Orvis Guide Rendevous. In a very male-dominated sport, it was no surprise that the few talented and able female anglers. . .
Here’s a great trailer for for an upcoming production called “Seasons of the Stone,” which will follow a group of ten female anglers across three states and 1,000 miles in the Greater. . .
The rainbows on the Upper Madison were feeding heavily, despite the cold.
Photo by Maggie Mae Stone
Maggie Mae Stone—a guide at The Tackle Shop in Ennis, Montana, as well as a former Trout Bum of the Week—sent in this cool shot from a solo trip she made yesterday. Here’s her. . .
Written by: Tyler Coleman
Wild Gila trout are among the rarest trout in the U.S., found only in Arizona and New Mexico.
Photos by Tyler Coleman
Here are a few pictures from our trip spent chasing native wild trout in a remote creek in Arizona. After many setbacks–one being a major car accident that had shutdown the freeway, causing. . .
Written by: Katie Rouse, Rouse Fly Fishing
One day after her 13.1, Katie landed this 30+.
Photo by Jamie Rouse
I headed to Louisiana to run in the NOLA half marathon last Sunday, and the next day, Jamie and I went out with fellow Orvis guide, Lucas Bissett, of Low Tide Charters. I landed this 30-pound. . .
Connie Burke and friend grab a little gusto!
Photo by Casting for Recovery
The mission of Casting for Recovery is to enhance the quality of life for women with breast cancer through a unique program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. Orvis is proud to be a founding sponsor.
No one can explain the therapeutic value of a Casting for Recovery retreat better than the women who have participated. Last summer Connie Burke was one of those participants….
A brown like this is worth braving a frigid winter day in North Georgia.
Photo by Reid Ogden
Will Taylor—guide and owner of The Fly Shop Company of Blue Ridge, Georgia—sent in another great photo of client Lesa Varie (you might remember her gorgeous tiger trout) with a. . .