Photo of the Day: Prototype Brown Trout

Written by: Shawn Combs, Orvis Fly-Rod Designer


It didn’t take long for Tom Harrison to put a bend in a prospective new fly rod while on a field-testing float.
Photo by Shawn Combs

I spent last Friday afternoon with guides Tom and Dan Harrison, playing with some new prototypes. Like a true pro, Tom stuck this nice. . .

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Photos: Opening Weekend on the Emerald Isle

Written by: Paul Moinester


The brown trout were hungry after the long winter closure.
All photos by Paul Moinester

On the train back from Dundalk, I scanned through my photos from the last three days, amazed by how much water we had covered and how many fish we had brought to hand. It was opening weekend of trout season in the northeastern corner of the. . .

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Photos of the Day: The Magic of the Green

Written and photographed by: Andy Bennett


The Green River is an amazing fishery, but it can frustrate the best of us.
All photos by Andy Bennett

Recently, while fishing the Green River in Utah, I decided to ease my frustration and turn my camera to the rising fish, instead of failing miserably to fool them. The amazing water clarity and shallow depth. . .

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Photos: Hard Work Pays Off in New Zealand

Written by: Hannah Perkins


Chris Budro fights a difficult New Zealand brown in close quarters.
Photo by Hannah Perkins

We had been fishing hard for the past month, waking up early and getting home late. We spent the days staring into flowing water praying we would see some type of movement that was clearly different from a. . .

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