Simon Perkins helps out a new angler.
Photo courtesy Simon Perkins
Simon Perkins, Senior Manager of Orvis Adventures, knows a thing or two about teaching folks to fish. He was a fly-fishing guide in Montana for more than a decade, and. . .
Jace and A.J. are very passionate about fly fishing and conservation.Photo via twinterritory.com
Twin Territory is the brainchild of Jace and A.J. Garcia, real-life teenage twins from Utah whose website and Facebook page promote their love of fishing, hunting, outdoor activities. . .
Garett teaches me the “fish shake” after landing his first brookie.
Photos by James Hathaway
Longtime Fly Fishing blog readers may remember James Hathaway, who used to be Orvis’s Communications and Conservation Manager and whose byline appeared here regularly. He. . .
Written by: Spencer Higa, Falcon’s Ledge
Amy tested the waters first, catching her inaugural trout on a fly.
Photos courtesy Falcon’s Ledge
The photo above shows Amy’s first fish on a fly rod, which she caught on a recent trip in Utah. Her son followed suit and caught his first fish on a fly rod, too. This mother-son duo has just found. . .
Chad Brown is dedicated to introducing inner-city kids to the outdoors through fly fishing.Photo by Corey Arnold via outsideonline.com
Back in April, Orvis presented Chad Brown with the first annual Breaking Barriers Award, at the 2015 Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Missoula, Montana. Writing on Outside Online, Patrick . . .
Written by: Jace Garcia, Twin Territory
Utah students explore stream ecology.
Photos by Jace Garcia
Twin Territory is all about getting kids off the couch, away from video games and into the outdoors. Recently, we were asked to help with a program here in Utah called “Trout in the. . .
Written by: John McKinnie, Lone Mountain Ranch
The clinic offered kids of all skill levels to participate and learn new techniques.
Photos by John McKinnie
Last weekend, the U.S. Youth Fly Fishing Team held a clinic at Lone Mountain Ranch. Heading into the event, I wasn’t really sure what to expect, since this is my first exposure to competitive. . .
This 6.5-pound landlocked salmon has been feeding heavily on something, based on that gut.
Photos courtesy Riverkeep Lodge
Steve Murray, owner of Riverkeep Lodge on the Atikonak River n remote Labrador, sent in these great photos of his son, Stephen Murray Jr., showing off some sweet landlocked salmon. Longtime blog readers may. . .
Back in March, we posted the trailer for a film by Max Rhulen, a Colorado photographer/filmmaker who is already pretty accomplished for a high-school student. Here’s the finished five-minute. . .
Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions
Teens are among the hardest groups to engage in a new activity.Photos by Will Lillard
Before I led Lillard Fly Fishing Expedition’s first teen fly fishing adventure, I sat down for a beer with TU’s Director of Youth Education, Franklin Tate. We talked about the success TU has. . .