Sometimes youngsters don’t know how difficult something is, so they try anyway. . .and succeed.
Photo courtesy Van Dodgen
During this first full week of 2014, we’re counting down the Top 10 Posts of 2013. (Although, since the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival is almost always the most-read post of each week, we’ll disqualify the F5 from this contest.) We’ll repost two of the Top 10 per day, leading up to our announcement of the most-read post, on Friday afternoon. So stay tuned all week to see what resonated most with Orvis Fly Fishing readers last year. Here’s #8, in which a young angler managers to catch a. . .
Written by: Mike Kaul, Two Rivers Emporium
Fifteen-year-old Jesse McGettrick helps out a guest at Jackson Fork Lodge Last Summer
Photo courtesy Dan Abrashoff
A couple months ago, Dan Abrashoff of The Lodge at Jackson Fork Ranch in Bondurant, Wyoming, sent us this great photo, and he asked Mike Kaul of Two Rivers Emporium, in nearby Pinedale, to tell the. . .
Written by: Dan Davala
One toothy grin deserves another.Photo by Matt Miles
This past Tuesday, my good friend Trent Jones and I had the opportunity to chase some Virginia muskies with Orvis-endorsed Guide Matt Miles. While Matt guides clients for everything from trout to stripers, hunting down these toothy “river monsters” with a fly rod is his favorite challenge. You can tell it really gets his blood pumping. This was our second time fishing with. . .
Written by: Daniel Göz
Though this small, contaminated lake is in the middle of an industrial complex, it’s home to beautiful pike.
Photo by Daniel Göz
My long time friend Freddy and I had decided to give the brand new 6-weight Helios 2 a test by providing her a nice first fish. For this, we went to a small lake, which sits right in the middle of a. . .
SCOTF Interns recreate an angling scene in the company offices in North Carolina.
Photo courtesy SCOTF
Steve Seinberg from Southern Culture on the Fly sent us the above photo, along with a note: . . .
Longtime Great Lakes guide Greg Senyo and his (then) biggest steelie ever, a 17-pounder.Photo courtesy Greg Senyo
A couple years ago, Greg Senyo of Steelhead Alley Outfitters took his biggest steelhead ever, estimated at 17 pounds, and the smile on his face suggests he was. . .
Written by: Pat Clayton
The world’s largest runs of wild salmon, including sockeyes, spawn in the rivers of Bristol Bay.
All photos by Pat Clayton
Editor’s note: Last April, we posted about photographer Pat Clayton‘s goal to spend the summer in Alaska to photograph the region threatened by the proposed Pebble Mine. Here are some of his images and thoughts on the. . .
Written by: Dave Danley, Falcons Ledge
This beautiful, 20-inch marble trout sports red spots, as they do in certain watersheds.
Photo courtesy Dave Danley
In September 2010, my wife and I had the rare opportunity to travel to Slovenia. This was the culmination of many years of dreaming and researching about this country and its endemic. . .
Orvis summer intern Grant White shows off one on his two rainbows on the day. Photo by Jan Nemec [Editor’s Note: Before he headed back to college, our great summer intern, Grant White, made a trip to California, where he got some fishing in. Here’s his second post on that experience.] My last blog post … Continue reading “Photos of the Day: An Intern Takes to the Field II”