Top 5 Unconventional Patterns for Early Spring in Colorado

Written by: Jon Easdon, Angler’s Covey


A March rainbow trout from a Colorado freestone stream.
Photo via Facebook/anglerscovey

When it comes to springtime in Colorado, the warmer weather and longer days spark a flurry of bug activity. Fish start coming out of their winter metabolism to an increasingly varied . . .

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Classic Pro Tip: How to Fish Behind a Midstream Rock


Written by: Phil Monahan

The best way to approach a midstream rock is from downstream.
Photo by Sandy Hays

One of the first things a fly fisher learns is that trout like to sit behind rocks. (They also like to sit in front of rocks, but that’s another post.) The problem of presenting a fly to these fish is caused. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Bull Red for the Chairman


Written by: Phil Monahan

Leigh Perkins shows off a fat Florida spottail caught this morning off the Florida Panhandle.
Photo by Capt. David Mangum, Shallow Water Expeditions

Orvis Chairman Leigh Perkins–father of our current CEO, Perk, and Vice Chairman, Dave–is fishing today off the Florida Panhandle today with Capt. David Mangum of Shallow Water . . .

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Check Out the Nominees for the 2017 Orvis Endorsed Awards!


Written by: Phil Monahan

2015 Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide of the Year (East): Brown Hobson, based in Asheville, North Carolina.
Photo courtesy Brown Hobson

For more than thirty years, the Orvis Company has been recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges, Outfitters, and Guides program. The winners of . . .

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