Black Friday #MomentofChill: Lord of the Flats

Lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, inhabit many bonefish flats, and many a wading angler has held their breath at the sight of a dorsal fin headed right for them. However, these sharks are not normally aggressive toward humans. There has never been . . .

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Your Happy Thanksgiving #MomentofChill

Here is today’s #MomentofChill, a from Trey Mullen of Brush Creek Ranch, which features a beautiful cutthroat trout gorging itself on mayflies. I hope you have the opportunity to do the same with family and friends today! Cutthroat trout . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.26.19: Autumn in the Grouse Woods

Today’s #MomentofChill, features our very own Scott McEnaney, Director of Orvis Adventures, and his dog, Brix, strolling through an overgrown field. Shot just minutes from Orvis HQ in Sunderland, Vermont, the video portrays the kind of landscapes our . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.25.19: Acadia Natives

The Atlantic coast of Maine is a harsh environment for a brook trout, yet these hardy natives have existed in the streams and ponds of Acadia National Park since the last ice age. Brook trout require cold, clean well-oxygenated water to survive, and . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.22.19: White-Night Salmon

Much of Russia’s Kola Peninsula—one of the world’s last great Atlantic salmon fishing regions—sits above the Arctic Circle, so the weeks around the summer solstice provide almost 24 hours of daylight. This means that anglers can cast Spey rods for . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.21.19: Waiting for the Fall

The final stage of a mayfly’s life cycle is called an “imago” or “spinner,” and clouds of these mating insects are often visible dancing in the air above a river. Spinners are usually easy to identify by their transparent wings, extra-long tails, and . . .

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#MomentofChill 12.08.18: The Mating Dance

Today’s #MomentofChill is from young Matteo Moretti, a student at nearby Middlebury College. It shows the mesmerizing dance of mayfly spinners over a lovely stream. The final stage of a . . .

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