Video: A Father/Daughter Guide Team in Alaska

In honor of the upcoming Father's Day, here's a video of Mark and Kate Rutherford, father/daughter guide team in Alaska fishing for salmon, rainbows, and grayling. R.A. Beattie produced this quite . . .
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Casting for Recovery/Orvis Challenge

Orvis helps CfR kick off their retreat season Photo by Casting for Recovery
The mission of Casting for Recovery® (CfR) is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique retreat program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. The program offers opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life and experience healing connections with other women and nature. CfR serves breast cancer survivors of all ages, in all stages of treatment and recovery, at no cost to participants....
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Casting for Recovery: Life-Changing Moments

Connie Burke and friend grab a little gusto! Photo by Casting for Recovery
The mission of Casting for Recovery is to enhance the quality of life for women with breast cancer through a unique program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. Orvis is proud to be a founding sponsor. No one can explain the therapeutic value of a Casting for Recovery retreat better than the women who have participated. Last summer Connie Burke was one of those participants....
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Announcing the Orvis #findyourpause Contest

We're celebrating women who love the outdoors by giving away an awesome prize package...
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Casting for Recovery: A Celebration

Mary Jane Edwards (r) & friend celebrate Photo by CFR
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in celebration of the brave women and men who battle this dreadful disease, we'd like to share with you the remarkable journal of...
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First Ever Women’s Fly-Fishing Forum at 2013 Somerset Fly-Fishing Show

Somerset Forum

The panel members at the Women's Forum represented a wide array of fly-fishing professionals.

photo courtesy Kelly E. Buchta



The 2013 Somerset Fly Fishing show hosted the first ever Women's Forum. Organized by Kelly E. Buchta, Tracey Stroup and Wanda Taylor, this two day event hosted eight panel members who answered audience questions regarding females in the sport of. . .


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Video: Women-Only Fly-Casting Class with April Vokey



The last April Vokey video we posted showed an unresponsive crowd and a frustrated instructor. This video, an episode of the YouTube series "Fishing with Rod," shows a much different story, as Vokey teaches a group of women how to fly cast. The premise here comes right out of our recent post on. . .


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Photo of the Day: A Little River Archery


Jaimie Mercer, Orvis Director of Retail Sales & Operations, aims a bow-and-arrow cast at a Utah trout, under the watchful eye of guide Grant Bench of Falcon's Ledge.

photo by Doug Barnes



This is a cool photo from last summer's trip several Orvis folks made to Falcon's Ledge after the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City. We posted about Jamie Mercer's day on the water back in August, and there's a great post on the FL blog about the second day of the. . .


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