Photos: Into the Arizona Wilderness for Gila Trout

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. . .

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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….

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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. . .

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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. . .

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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. . .

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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 . . .

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