Welcome to our latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, made up of the best videos from around the world. This week, you’ve got fourteen wonderful videos that. . .
Written by: William G. Tapply
It’s a little-known fact, and I hesitate to reveal it, but here goes: on the otherwise undistinguished little trout stream that passes under the bridge just a three-minute drive from my front door here. . .
Written by: Preston Ailor
So I did it. I had to fish the last eight days straight, but I did it. And it was fun!
The beginning of September was easy, as I knew it would be. Labor Day came late and, as a teacher, that meant that I would have a full week without students. But as school started, . . .
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Orvis is pleased to celebrate the fine, life-affirming work done by Casting for Recovery. CfR’s mission 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.
Recently Orvis received a beautifully written, incredibly touching letter from a woman named Sheila Rodriguez, who participated in a CfR retreat in Idaho this year. We want to share this with all of you who have supported this incredible program.
I have stage 4 breast cancer. That’s terminal. There’s no cure. There’s no chemo or medication that’s going to make it go away. Every 3 weeks I go in to the oncology center and have IV infusions of medications that will hopefully slow the growth of the cancer. Every 3 months I have my body scanned to see what all those nasty cancer tumors are doing. My situation is literally a matter of time. I’m praying for time….
Written by: Peter Nardini, American Museum of Fly Fishing
One for the Salt: Harold Gibbs Striper Bucktail
Harold Gibbs is considered the father of modern striper fishing in the Northeast. Originated in the 1940s, the Gibbs Bucktail (above) was one of the first attempts at suggesting a specific forage. . .
Do you dream of finding a great job in the fly-fishing industry? If you read this blog regularly, you’re probably already aware of what a great place Orvis is to work—from the beautiful office. . .