Tag Archives: women in fly fishing

Photo of the Day: A Winter Whopper in Vermont

Written by: Abbie Mahurin


Orvis’s Abbie Mahurin shows off a fine Vermont brown caught on an unseasonably warm Saturday.
Photo by Andy Mahurin

You know the saying: I was in the right place at the right time. Saturday’s exceptionally warm temperature made for a fantastic day on the water–especially for winter in Vermont. Around 10 . . .

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Video: “Lucky,” a Film About Fly Fishing and Family


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s a great video about a young woman’s love of fly fishing and how it helps her connect with her dad. A student at the University of Texas, Meris McHaney, shot this film herself, and it really . . .

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Photos and Story: Four Days on the White River

Written by: Emily Roley, Taos Fly Shop


Emily shows off a beautiful brown, even if it isn’t the monster she was looking for.
Photo by Ron Sedall

Here is the extent of what I knew about the White River the morning we head east: it is in Arkansas, it is a big tailwater, and it is home to massive brown trout. Of these three facts the most . . .

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Classic Video: “Some Kind of Exotic” in British Columbia


Written by: Phil Monahan

Check out this glorious video about the pristine waters around Fernie, British Columbia. Hilary Hutcheson tours the region with guide Paul Samycia, as they chase native cutthroats and . . .

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Guide Anita Coulton Takes Top Honors at TU Tournament

Written by: Joe Demalderis, Cross Current Guide Service and Outfitters


Anita lands another trout during her winning session on New Jersey’s South Branch of the Raritan.
Photo by Nick Romanenko

Last Saturday, New Jersey Trout Unlimited held their NJ Fly Fisherman of the Year Tournament. Each TU chapter in the statesends a representative to compete for the title. In addition to . . .

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Photos: A Silver King on a 6-weight in Belize

Written by: Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff,  Fly Fish Beavers Bend


That’s no bonefish, even though it was landed on a set up more approriate for smaller quarry.
Photo by Rob Woodruff

My husband, Orvis-endorsed guide Rob Woodruff, and I were married at El Pescador in Belize back in 2013. Since then, we have been fortunate enough to return at least twice a year on our hosted . . .

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Photos and Story: An Angler’s First Tarpon in Belize

Written by: Cynthia Harkness, Orvis Dedham (MA)


Cynthia is all smiles after achieving her dream of landing a tarpon on the fly.
Photos courtesy Cynthia Harkness

In September, I hosted a fantastic group of female anglers on a fly-fishing adventure to El Pescador, in Belize, through Orvis Travel. It was a trip of many firsts: . . .

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