Casting for Recovery: Life-Changing Moments


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….

Read More

Photo: A Tiger in Bulldog Country


Tiger trout are not native in the southern Appalachians, but they make very cool trophies.
Photo by Reid Ogden

Will Taylor—guide and owner of The Fly Shop Company of Blue Ridge, Georgia—sent in this great photo of client Lesa Varie, who landed a gorgeous tiger trout on a 3-weight while fishing. . .

Read More

Video: Maddie Brenneman, “Angler”

I guarantee that this is the best commercial for a headlamp you’ve ever seen, but aside from that, it’s also a powerful evocation of the angling ethos. Guide Maddie Brenneman (whom you. . .

Read More

Photos: Fall in Yellowstone with Maggie Mae

Written by: Maggie Mae Stone,  The Tackle Shop


Browns are on the prowl in fall in Yellowstone National Park.
Photos courtesy Maggie Mae Stone

Last week, I had the chance to fish in Yellowstone National Park for three full days. This is my annual trip, and the Park always produces some amazing fish this time of year. Although the. . .

Read More

Orvis Associate is Trout Unlimited’s Stream Champion


Jackie Jordan was all smiles when she hoisted her first landlocked salmon ever.
Photo by Pete Kutzer

From 9 to 5 on weekdays, Jackie Jordan is an Assistant Art Director in Orvis’s Creative Services department, where she designs catalogs and other materials for our Women’s line of gear and . . .

Read More

New Issue of Dun Online Magazine

The Fall 2105 issue of Dun, a fly-fishing magazine created by women, is online now. There are cool articles on urban fly fishing, the incredibly varied fisheries of Finland, and a backcountry. . .

Read More

Video: How to Be a Badass

Okay, folks: watch closely. This is how you do it. You gear up, you walk down to the river, you make a cast. See? Fly fishing is easy. Kara Armano fishes the Fryingpan River near Basalt, . . .

Read More