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Browsing the "ORVIS" Tag

Cheap saltwater fly reels that work

What you want to look for in a reel is a smooth drag, decent rate of line retrieval, durable finish, comfortable handle design, easy drag adjustment, and a warranty. [...]

July 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The best of ICAST 2017

These IFTD winners should become a few of your favorite things in the coming weeks. Sage's Salt HD getting high marks with "Best in Show". [...]

July 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Tips & Tactics: Start and finish with terrestrials

Terrestrials have their arrival dates just like bugs do - beetles, crickets, grasshoppers - mayfly, caddis and so on. One land-based insect is always in play; ants [...]

June 22, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Sportsman working together save the Delaware

For now, anglers can expect a healthy Delaware fishery. We owe thanks to Friends of the Upper Delaware River for leading the charge. [...]

June 7, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Right Now: Help the Upper Delaware River!

The Upper Delaware is a tailwater river and one of the finest wild trout fisheries in the U. S. In less than a week, it could be in grave danger. [...]

May 30, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Choosing the right waders and boots

The folks at The Fish Hawk fly shop in Atlanta walk you through the process of picking the right waders and wading boots and insist on GoreTex. [...]

May 22, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Orvis – How to reinvent a 160 year old fly fishing company

If you don’t think that Orvis – long known for fly rods, Nantucket Red pants and patterned dog beds -- has changed, just ask a seasoned Montana fly fishing guide [...]

May 18, 2017 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Gear, News, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Want some feel good news? – Breaking Barriers Awards

Breaking Barriers Awards were created to honor individuals who have gone above and beyond to bring new blood into fly fishing, to break down the barriers of introduction. [...]

May 11, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Jimmy Albright’s namesake knot still reigns

Your cold, you're wet, the sea is rolling and you need to tie a Haywire to mono. You'd better know how to tie the Albright. It's quick and easy. [...]

April 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Fly Fishing: The top topwater flies for summer

When going topwater during the hot summer days there's no mystery in where to cast: parallel to the bank in slow water, pool tailouts, marsh grass, tailing fish [...]

April 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide