Orvis Job Openings 02.04.18

The view from Orvis HQ in southwestern Vermont is inspiring (although sometimes also distracting).
Photo via the Orvis Webcam

Welcome to another Orvis Job Openings announcement, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of the Orvis team. If you follow our social channels, you’re probably already aware of what a great place this is to work—from the . . .

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Two Female Guides Launch a Scholarship Drive to Get More Women in the Industry

Written by: Kaitlin Boyer


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. . . .

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Tom Rosenbauer to Receive 2019 Izaak Walton Award


Clockwise from top right: Tom as a youngster in western New York, as part of the Orvis Fly Fishing School faculty, on the water in Vermont, and with a huge Labrador brook trout.

The American Museum of Fly Fishing–in Manchester, Vermont–has announced that the recipient of this year’s Izaak Walton Award will be our own Tom Rosenbauer. The Izaak Walton Award was established in 2014 to honor and celebrate individuals . . .

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Save 20% on All Fly-Rod Outfits, Including Helios 3!

To celebrate the holiday season and to help outfit anglers for upcoming adventures, we are offering 20% off all fly-rod outfits–which include rod, reel, and fly line. This deal has been an annual tradition, but we’ve never included our high-end rods and . . .

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Orvis Job Openings 10.30.18


The Orvis Home Office in Sunderland, VT

Welcome to another Orvis Job Openings announcement, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of the Orvis team. If you follow our social channels, you’re probably already aware of what a great place this is to work—from the . . .

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Who Are the 50 Most Influential Fly Fishers of All Time?


Through his books, articles, and podcasts, Tom Rosenbauer has had a profound influence on the sport.
Photo by Phil Monahan

The 50th Anniversary issue of Fly Fisherman magazine is out, and it’s full of great stuff–including a list of the 50 most influential fly fishers of all time. The list was created by the magazine’s staff, and I’m sure they’ll get plenty of argument over who’s . . .

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Remembering PA Fly-Fishing Legend Charlie Meck

Written by: Paul Weamer


Charlie Meck was an idol to generations of East Coast trout anglers.
Photos courtesy charlesmeck.com and legacy.com

Today is a very sad day for me and the fly-fishing world. My friend Charlie Meck died on Tuesday afternoon. He passed peacefully with his family beside him. Charlie was a fly-fishing icon, . . .

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