Discover the Newest Orvis-Endorsed Outfitter: Breuckelen Fly-Fishing Adventures!


Breuckelen Fly-Fishing Adventures provides an amazing angling experience where you wouldn’t expect one.
All photos by Joel Ruby

For more than thirty years, Orvis has been putting its imprimatur on the best fly-fishing operations in the country and around the world, through its Endorsed Lodges, Guides, and Outfitters program. But the newest member of this elite club may be the most unique one yet. Located in the hippest part . . .

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Podcast: Tips for Finding Stripers, with Capt. Aron Cascone


This big striper exploded on a baitfish fly just a few feet off Capt. Aron Cascone’s rod tip.
All photos by Sandy Hays

This week, I interview Capt. Aron Cascone of Westerly, Rhode Island, for his tips to help anglers on foot find striped bass along the New England Coast. He then discusses choosing the right fly, the . . .

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Photos: Guides on the Run for Stripers

Written by: Dylan Snell, Orvis Manchester Fly-Fishing School


The author shows off a sweet striper landed during an epic Day Two sight-fishing session.
Photos courtesy Dylan Snell

Recently, a small group of instructors and guides from the Orvis Manchester Fly Fishing School made our annual pilgrimage to ply the salt for striped bass. In true fish-bum fashion, the mad. . .

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Pro Tips: Making the Most of the Cinder-Worm “Hatch” for Big Stripers

Written by: Capt. Aron Cascone, Constant Angler


Big bass sip worms from the surface when the hatch is really on.
Photo courtesy Capt. Aron Cascone

In Rhode Island, the cinder worm emergence–some anglers call it a “hatch”–sure took its time getting started this season. The switch finally got flipped in a big way on May13th. There are now plenty of stripers and an abundance of worms to keep. . .

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Video: “Homecoming” in the Southeast

Parker Smith–who lives right on the Madison downstream of Quake Lake–sent in this cool video from a trip back to his native South Carolina, where he made the most of his time. From. . .

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Photo: The Doctor Is In, and So Are the Huge Stripers


Doctor Sherman didn’t even take the time to change out of his work clothes before boating this fat striped bass.
Photo courtesy Dr. Mark Sherman

Orvis fan Dr. Mark Sherman sent in this great photo last night, along with the story behind it: “I caught this bass off Sandy Hook, New Jersey, at dusk. With Capt. Joe Maz at the helm, I was. . .”

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