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The 10 best hotels in New Zealand

Best hotels in New Zealand<p>1<p>Booking.com<p>Huka Lodge, nr Lake Taupo<p>If it’s good enough for Queen Elizabeth II... The British monarch and many more famous …

New Zealand

The Best Way To Spend 72 Hours at Jackson Hole

Here's how to pack a week's worth of adventure into just three days.<p>As meditative as it is to stare at a mountain or ocean for days on end, sitting still isn’t an adventurer’s first choice. When daily life is full of sedentary office meetings and digital screen fatigue, getting into nature means …

Jackson Hole

The Off-Season Transition From Snow Whisperer To Water Whipper Warren Miller athletes Ian Provo and Forrest Jillson weigh-in on the switch from skiing lines to casting them amidst warmer weather. | WarrenMiller.com

Summer marks a seasonal phenomenon for skiers. Guys and gals who’ve been committed to the pow all winter long suddenly trade in their planks for …

Fly Fishing

10 Best Beach Hotels in Florida

1 of 11<p>Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Henderson Park Inn, Destin<p>3 of 11<p>The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

10 Best Fly Fishing Nets: Your Buyer’s Guide (2018)

Anyone who’s lost a monster fish right at the river bank or off the side of the boat will tell you owning a reliable fly fishing net is a <i>must</i>. If …

Fishing

Evening fly fishing on the Roaring Fork River (video)

The evening hatches on the Roaring Fork River are not to be missed right now.<p>On this edition of The Drop-In, we head out on a stretch of the Roaring …

Fishing

Master Class Monday: How to Fish Gravel Shelves - Orvis News

This week’s Master Class Monday video video is another Orvis exclusive by Dave and Amelia Jensen, in which they discuss how to catch trout that are …

Classic Photo Essay: Dry-Fly Heaven in Yellowstone National Park

Tom Evenson and I spent Tuesday night at Hubbard’s Yellowstone Lodge, which was pretty cool for me: it was the first time I’d stayed there since I …

Yellowstone National Park

Dial In Your Dry Fly Game

By Jason Tucker Dry fly fishing is all at once the foundation, Holy Grail, and most difficult aspect of fly fishing. In a bygone day, fly fishing …

5 Essential Rules for Late-Summer Fly-Fishing

The dog days of summer can wreck a trout fisherman. The heat is brutal, the water is low, and the big hatches are mostly long past. Worst of all—fish …

Fishing

Fishing Breaks - A very special legacy

Dermot Wilson in retirement<p>Well, I guess that might slightly depend on your circumstances but consider the person standing before you. He could be in …

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Perfect Summer Shirt Can Be Yours

Here's how to get it.<p>It's no secret that we're big fans of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in these parts. We like his movies. We like his workouts. And we really like his style, which has been particularly on-point this summer. (Shoutout to Johnson's very talented stylist, Ilaria Urbinati.) And it all …

Insider Hotel Secrets For The Affluent Traveler

You want honest advice that no one else will give you? Talk to Anthony Melchiorri.<p>Mr. Melchiorri is an hotelier extraordinaire. A former Air Force protocol officer, he takes a no-nonsense approach as a wildly successful “hotel fixer” on the Travel Channel’s original series <i>Hotel Impossible</i>. In this …

Hospitality

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

The Yeti Hopper Is Currently On Sale for 30% Off

The portable cooler has scored rave reviews.<p>YETI Hopper Two 20 Portable Cooler<p>BUY IT HERE<p>To put it bluntly, a lot of people are kind of obsessed with Yeti's Hopper Two 20 portable cooler. Reviewers have called it "the best" and "amazing" and we've even declared it the "God of coolers." Matt Damon …

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.29.18

Welcome to the latest edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos …

Fly Fishing

Jun 21, 2018<p>‘Our Wild’ profiles three wildlife biologists and anglers as they immerse themselves in Wyoming’s public lands.<p>Jun 5, 2018<p>My Mom Vala from YETI and Tributaries Digital Cinema profiles its namesake character Vala Arnadottir.<p>Jun 5, 2018<p>A Normal Life, from Filson, profiles Russell Owen, a …

How to go fly fishing in NYC

When Natasha Eng, 33, boards the subway after work, fishing rod in tow, she knows what you’re probably thinking: “I basically get called an old man,” …

The Secret Life of a Fly-Fishing Guide

<i>A Normal Life,</i> from Filson, profiles Russell Owen, a fly-fishing guide on Alaska’s Alagnak River. Owen has set upon an unusual journey—one that has, at times, isolated him from the ones he loves.

These 5 Brands Believe Craftsmanship Still Matters

Get to know an important generation of artisans.<p>In an era of on-demand conveniences and mass-produced <i>everything</i>, it may be unpopular to point out that faster isn’t always better. In fact, when it comes to craftsmanship, faster is just…faster. And no one knows that better than the skilled tradesmen …

Listen: The Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast - Lessons from the legendary Au Sable, with Josh Greenberg

100%<p>88 Views<p>1 Likes<p>(Visited 88 times, 1 visits today)<p>PREV<p>Listen: Remote. No Pressure. Fly Fishing Podcast-Episode 47 Katie Cahn Survivor<p>NEXT<p>Listen: …

Fishing

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Workouts

Video Tip: The Keys to Making Delicate Presentations

Welcome to our ninth installment of “Ask a Fly-Fishing Instructor,” in which we answer readers’ questions about their biggest fly-casting problems. A …

8 Great Fly Fishing Destinations

The rainbows and browns are out there, so what are you waiting for? Cast your line at one of these spectacular resorts and destinations. Most offer …

Do you sit down all day? Here's six stretches you need to stop your body seizing up

Unfortunately, many of us have jobs where we are required to sit for extended periods of the day. In terms of our health, it's a terrible situation to find ourselves in.<p>Almost all the research on the subject suggests that sitting for long periods of time raises a number of health concerns, …

9 Design Ideas to Steal from Seattle’s London Plane

Yesterday we featured Seattle chef Matt Dillon’s cookhouse on his Vashon Island farm, which also supplies his restaurants (see the story at Cookhouse …

The Fitbit Flyer Wireless Headphones Work as Hard as You Do

Fitbit's foray into wireless audio is a strong start<p>Everyone is busy these days. We’re so busy, even the stuff we buy needs to be busy and do a multitude of functions while still looking cool, and be durable enough that we can busy the heck out of it and it’ll take it like a champ.<p>Take, for …

SAGE SALT HD: New Video series

UNVEILING our new video series Dally’s Mail Box, with the arrival of the first Sage SALT HD rods into the shop, truly some of the first you can get …

Fly Fishing

The Best Inexpensive Hotel Rooms in the World Photos

Photo: Nikolas Koenig<p>Typically, a less expensive hotel room promises scratchy sheets, scant accommodations, and possibly a few uninvited guests scurrying across the floors. While the Four Seasons may be a little out of reach for travelers on a budget (or is it?), you don’t have to sacrifice comfort …