Photo of the Day: Orvis Intern Sets Vermont State Record?


Ian holds up his trophy fish, perhaps the only record he will ever hold.
Photo by Jared Zissu

On Thursday evening after work, Orvis marketing intern Ian Conde experienced an epic fishing moment. Stalking a beautiful trout stream in the Green Mountains of Vermont, he spotted. . .

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Video: Summer Interns’ Failure and Redemption


Jared hoped to catch a brown like this on the Battenkill. But alas. . . .
Photo by Flylords

After a long work week, my fellow intern, Jon, and I decided to take a trip to the legendary Battenkill. Charting out our journey on google maps, we keyed in on some good runs and had. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week XLI: Drew Price


Drew Price has a knack for finding the big fish that Vermont isn’t really known for.
All photos courtesy Drew Price

Drew Price runs Master Class Angling, a guide service in northwestern Vermont, where he takes clients fishing for everything from smallmouth bass and pike to bowfin and carp. But he also. . .

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Photos: Phoebe’s Last-Day Brown Trout in Vermont

Written by: Phoebe Bean


The brown trout were eager to eat a streamer, as the temperature climbed into the mid 30s.
All photos by Phoebe Bean

Tomorrow is my last day at the Orvis HQ office before I get in my car and drive 2,500 miles back west. Tomorrow is my last day, and I’m in denial. Who knew that four months could slip away so quickly? I am not looking forward to saying goodbye to the folks at Orvis who have become. . .

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Foam Is Home


Photo by Phoebe Bean

Thanks to Orvis colleague Pete Kutzer, my bleak outlook on the closed fishing season in New England has brightened a bit.

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Photos: Endless Autumn for Brook Trout


This snaky brook trout displayed some very dramatic spawning colors.
All photos by Phoebe Bean

Almost two weeks ago, I wrote a post titled, “The Last Gorgeous Brookie Day of the Season?” Yet today, with the mercury hovering just below. . .

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