Pro Tips: Proper River Etiquette for Spring Run-Off

By Kaitlin Barnhart


When the river gets crowded, proper fishing etiquette becomes even more important
Photo by Steve Hillebrand, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

With blown-out rivers on the horizon for mountain fisheries, many anglers are gearing up for spring tailwater fishing. This time of year can provide some of the best fishing, but it’s often paired with . . .

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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 and Photos: An Epic Small-Stream Battle


After a tough battle that requires serious concentration, Amelia was all smiles.
Photo by Dave Jensen

The day started with a five-hour drive down island and a stop to stock up on supplies before made our way to a piece of water to fish. We have a tendency to pack our days full. Every year . . .

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Podcast: An Excellent Introduction to Drift Boats, with Hilary Hutcheson


Hilary Hutcheson shares her driftboat with daughters Ella and Delaney, and she gets to fish.
Photo via Facebook

I frequently get requests for a podcast about drift boats, and although I enjoy rowing one, most people don’t let me row their boat unless they are really desperate. So I called on an expert, . . .

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