When Sara Work was growing up, her dad was a bit of a distant figure. He seemed to have this great fly-fishing life with his friends, but he didn’t share that passion with his family. So as an adult, when Sara was thinking of a great way to . . .
A couple weeks ago, a father hired me to guide him, his wife, his daughter, and her husband. The father and mother had fished 30 years ago, and the the other couple had never picked up a rod before. At this point in the season, I had planned to take them. . .
This beautiful central-Pennsylvania brown trout was caught by Amidea Daniel, using a Higa’s SOS nymph, while fishing a soft edge in high water. The size 14 SOS, with a bright-red holographic tinsel flashback, is one of her favorite patterns, when . . .
Kaitlin Boyer (right) and Robin Schmidt are working to bring more women through the guide school at Colorado Mountain College. Photo by Kaitlin Boyer
There’s an old saying that “When women support each other, incredible things happen,” and until recently, I hadn’t fully exercised this concept, nor did I know how. Sometimes, it takes an unprecedented experience to fully bring things into perspective. . . .
The first batch of bios offer a diverse tribe of women who love the sport.
Last year, we launched the 50/50 on the Water website to inspire and celebrate women in the sport we all love. In its first couple years, the #5050onthewater campaign has made great strides, and women from all over the world have joined Orvis in this . . .
Spring fishing on Nevada’s Pyramid Lake produced this big Lahontan cutthroat. Photos courtesy Sara Serrata
Sara Serrata is a passionate fly fisher, mother, and preschool teacher. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but she now lives in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Northern California. Sara is an ambassador for Brown Folks . . .
Fly fishing has long been a (mostly) boys’ club, and the 50/50 On the Water campaign was designed to inspire and celebrate women in fly fishing. From women-specific gear development, to education and . . .
A fishing guide for more than two decades, Lisa Savard now shares her knowledge with others.. Photo by Tim Savard
Lisa Savard runs Savard Hospitality Consulting, along with her husband Tim, from their home alongside Rock Creek near Clinton, Montana. Before they moved out West in 2014, Lisa and Tim owned and operated Lopstick Lodge & Cabins in Pittsburg, New Hampshire for. . .
Today’s #momentofchill is from our own Joel Ruby and features our friend, Maria–who is assistant manager of the Orvis Outlet in Manchester, Vermont–casting for brook trout on a stream near Orvis HQ, amid . . .