Photo Essay: Thoughts on Training Dogs


Tish and Martha doing some hilltop chilling with clients.
All photos courtesy Dave Brown

I think we all can agree that dogs are man’s best friend. For those of us who spend a a lot of time with working dogs, this unique relationship between man and beast holds true. They sense your mood, and when push comes to shove, they are quick to perform. In a weird sense they become. . .

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Photos: The Joys of Introducing Kids to Turkey Hunting

Written by: Scott McEnaney, Eastern ELOG Fishing Director


Not every kid has a chance to learn to hunt, so it’s great to help out when you can.
All photos courtesy Scott McEnaney

One of the joys of turkey hunting is how friendly it is for a youth hunter. The audio aspect of a gobbling Tom combined with the visuals of a fortunate hunter watching a show is something every kid who has. . .

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Photos: An Ice-Out Leads to Hot Duck Hunting

Written by: Andrew Pierce, Orvis Adventures Marketing Manager


Andrew Pierce poses with their haul, as Cece proudly sits in the background.
Photo by Jon Ams

Saturday morning was awful. We got up at 3:30a.m. and headed north to a new spot on Lake Champlain in upstate New York. . .only to find the boat ramp and bay completely iced in. Panic set in, and we hauled to the two nearest boat ramps, where we found the same story. (“Nearest” is a relative term, since the ramps were all about. . .

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Photos of the Day: Opening Day Duck Hunt


Steve Hemkens and Cayenne survey the morning’s results.
Photo by Andrew Pierce

Vermont’s duck season opened today, and many of our associates were up before dawn. Director of Orvis Rod & Tackle Steve Hemkens and Adventures Marketing Manager Andrew Pierce found themselves in just the right spot (which they are. . .

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