Orvis Hunt Book Instagram Photographer IV: Mark Coleman


Here’s the winners’ spread from the Orvis Fall Hunting Book

As we were putting together our new digital hunting book a few months ago, we realized it was missing something – the photos and stories of our fans and customers in the field. So we. . .

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Orvis Hunt Book Instagram Photographer III: Anthony Precopio


Here’s the winners’ spread from the Orvis Fall Hunting Book

As we were putting together our new digital hunting book a few months ago, we realized it was missing something – the photos and stories of our fans and customers in the field. So we put the call out on Instagram asking for your wingshooting photos that captured your hunting experience. The result was hundreds of photos entered, with a dozen chosen to be in the book. We love how the spread turned out and wanted to do more to tell the stories of the people behind the photos. So watch this space for profiles of these intrepid photographers, as well as examples of their work

Our second photographer is Anthony Precopio, from Virginia. His winning photo captured the contented pose of his dear, departed Maddie, just after she had completed her final. . .

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Photo: Cayenne’s Magic Hour


Cayenne looks proud of her achievement.
Photo by Steve Hemkens

Steve Hemkens—vice president of Orvis Rod & Tackle/ Orvis Adventures—sent in this great shot of his beautiful English Springer Spaniel, Cayenne, who managed to hunt up this fine. . .

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Orvis Hunt Book Instagram Photographer II: Pat Fitzpatrick


Talk about a great day to play hooky!
Photo by Pat Fitzpatrick

Our second photographer is Pat Fitzpatrick, from Texas. He notes, “All of the events described below took place on public land in the State of Texas. Texas is known for its lack of public. . .

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Orvis Hunt Book Instagram Photographer I: Chad Chorney


Here’s the winners’ spread from the Orvis Fall Hunting Book

As we were putting together our new digital hunting book a few months ago, we realized it was missing something – the photos and stories of our fans and customers in the field. So we put. . .

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What Makes a Great Dove Field?

Written by: Jennifer Miller, Greystone Castle


Black oil sunflowers are a favorite of Doves!
All photos courtesy Greystone Castle

For many people in the South, dove season is just two months away. To attract birds, a well-planned dove field is a must. There are several key things to look for: . . .

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Photo: The Joys of Introducing Others to Turkey Hunting

Written by: Simon Perkins, Orvis Adventures


Frazier Blair (left), Els Van Wort, and little Pippa admire the morning’s trophy.
Photo by Simon Perkins

Nothing really compares to hunting turkeys in the spring….besides introducing it to others and watching them experience it for the first time. The other day, I wandered into the woods at. . .

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Photos of the Day: A Friendly Ruffed Grouse


Burr Sprague
All photos by Mary Sprague makes contact with his pet grouse for the first time this spring.

Mary Sprague—one of the most beloved Orvis employees of all time, who worked at the company for 50 years—is retired now, but she sent in these great photos of her husband, Burr, and his. . .

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