11 Questions with Two of the Orvis Women Behind 50/50 on the Water

Written by: Kip Vieth, Wildwood Float Trips

Christine Atkins (left) and Jackie Kutzer are the faces of the new Orvis-led initiative, and they’re responsible for much of the heavy lifting, as well.
Photo by Kami Swingle, TwoFisted Heart Productions, via orvis.com

Last year, The Orvis Company launched 50/50 on the Water, an aggressive initiative to introduce more women to the sport we love and to promote those already making a mark in the fly . . .

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Video: Kendjam – Heart of the Amazon, by Todd Moen

Todd Moen of Catch Magazine has pulled another great video from the vault and posted it on Youtube. This one is special, even by Todd’s high standards, as it focuses on an incredible part of the world that anglers can help to . . .

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Podcast: Winter Fly-Fishing in the Far North, with Timbre Pringle

Interview begins at 40:08. Continuing our exploration of winter trout fishing techniques, this week my guest is angler and photographer Timbre Pringle. You have likely seen photos of Timbre or ones taken by her and her husband, Darcy, in Orvis catalogs and ads, as well as in many of the fly-fishing magazines. She doesn’t exactly fish in … Continue reading “Podcast: Winter Fly-Fishing in the Far North, with Timbre Pringle”

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Video: Fly Fishing and Family in “Common Thread”

In the summer of 2018, I traveled to northeastern Saskatchewan to Wollaston Lake Lodge to fish for big northern pike. (See “Armed to the Teeth.”) At dinner on the first night, we met our tablemate, a woman named Mary Pettigrew, . . .

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Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Winter in Arkansas

Written by: Kati Rouse,  Rouse Fly Fishing

Kati and her husband, Jamie, throwing streamers on a sunny early winter afternoon.
Photo courtesy Rouse Fly Fishing

Here in the Ozarks, our winters are pretty mild. Unless we are in the middle of a cold snap, our lows stay around freezing and our highs are in the upper forties, and sometimes warmer. Luckily, all of our big fisheries are . . .

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Photos and Story: Holidays on the River

As rafting and fly-fishing guides, my wife, Kait, and I have built our lives around water, and we make our home—with our two-year-old daughter, Juniper Rogue—in Grants Pass, Oregon, on the banks of the Rogue River. Because . . .

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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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Video Pro Tips: How to Fish Undercut Banks

Big trout love holding against undercut banks, which offer protection from predators and strong currents plus easy access to a steady supply of food. But catching these fish is not always easy. The keys are to take up the proper . . .

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