By: Jill Jones
Part of the fun of adopting a new dog is choosing all the supplies and equipment that will ease his transition into your household and cement his status as a beloved member of the family. There is so much cool stuff you can buy: adorable sweaters and jackets, comfy beds, monogrammed food bowls, etc., it is a bit overwhelming. In particular, when it comes to figuring out what may be the most important item—the best dog collar—owners are faced with a bewildering array of choices.
See All Orvis Learning Center Fly Fishing Video Lessons
With Opening Day right around the corner in much of the country, and many rivers high from snow runoff, there will be a lot of opportunities to fish streamers. Knowing when to use these large subsurface patterns, as well as how to choose from the wide array of choices, can be baffling for those not accustomed to streamers. So here are. . .
This week we have a full Fly Box (the only way to be at the beginning of the season!) and cover topics that range from how to store leaders, to figuring out stream depths, to safe handling of fish in cold water, to fishing streamers with switch rods. And lots more. I even try to answer the question of whether I’d prefer to have six less expensive fly rods or three top-of-the-line ones. That question caused me some soul-searching, and I waffled a. . .
It’s that time of year again! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can participate in, and the free FF101 classes taking place at Orvis Retail Stores are the perfect way to get started.
If you’ve already completed Fly Fishing 101, you’re ready for the next step. Join us for a short outing on local water for a chance to catch your first fish! A nominal fee for the outing may apply.
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