The fourth and final video in our series on getting started in fly fishing is all about the flies you’ll use to catch fish. As you continue on your fly-fishing journey, your collection will surely expand to include dozens more fly patterns, but these six are a strong . . .Read More
Getting Started in Fly Fishing, Part 3: Two knots are all you need to get started!
The third video in our series on getting started in fly fishing is all about knots. There are really only two knots you need: the clinch knot will allow you to tie on a fly to the end of your tippet, and the double surgeon’s knot is used to add more tippet to your . . .Read More
Getting Started in Fly Fishing, Part 2: Master the fly cast
The second video in our series on getting started in fly fishing is all about casting. You may have heard that fly-casting is “difficult” or “an art form,” but it’s really much simpler than you think. The key is to understand that the fly rod casts the line, not the . . .Read More
Getting Started in Fly Fishing, Part 1: How to rig your fly rod
The first video in our series on getting started in fly fishing focuses on how to rig your fly rod. This includes assembling the rod itself, attaching the fly . . .Read More
Check the Date . . . .
Although a homegrown bamboo fly rod would be awesome, scientists still haven’t quite figured out a way to make this work. (The fictional Doctor Paoles is named for the taxonomic Order of bamboo.) However, Orvis does have the technology to create the world’s finest fly rods, to fit a variety of budgets—from the handcrafted works … Continue reading “Check the Date . . . .”Read More
Video Pro Tips: How to Dead-Drift a Streamer Under an Indicator
Here’s a great video from The New Fly Fisher, featuring Tom Rosenbauer fishing streamers under an indicator, rather than the ol’ cast-and-strip. This is a killer technique for cold water, when trout are not prone to chase down a fast . . .Read More
Celebrating a Life Outdoors: Leigh H. Perkins, 1927-2021
Leigh H. Perkins, who purchased The Orvis Company in 1965 and over the next three decades transformed it into one of the country’s most respected sporting, apparel, and dog brands, passed away at the age of 93 on . . .Read More
Wednesday Wake-Up Call 04.28.21
On Monday, April 26th, Orvis along with twenty-five of the largest fishing and hunting businesses and organizations in the country sent a letter to the Biden Administration calling for permanent . . .Read More
Check the Date, Please . . . .
Although a human-size dog bed looks cozy and comfortable, we haven’t really made one. (Kudos to theatrical property master Ken Mooney, of Ken Mooney Restoration & Design, for creating our mock-up.) Nope, we’ll stick with what we know and do it better than anyone else: making dogs’ lives better. And we do make the world’s … Continue reading “Check the Date, Please . . . .”Read More
Introducing the New Orvis PRO Dog Waders!
One of the myriad wonderful things about dogs is that you can share outdoor adventures with them, and many breeds love to spend time around and in water. A well-trained fishing dog is . . .Read More