Fly Fishing

'Yellowstone' TV series a juicy soap opera in Western attire

<i>“Just tell me who to fight.” – Kelly Reilly’s Beth Dutton to her father, John Dutton, played by Kevin Costner.</i> <i><br>“Everyone.” – John Dutton’s reply.</i><p>Blood …

Paramount Network

7 Summer Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

Summer festival season is right around the corner, and that can feel overwhelming. Every other weekend, there’s a concert series or a food-and-wine tasting or a yoga gathering, and it’s tough to know which are worth splurging for. So whether you’re a biker, surfer, film buff, or just someone who …

Ski Area

L.L.Bean Takes 'Be An Outsider' To Work

L.L. Bean is looking to throw its own twist on the #OptOutside movement, taking an al fresco co-working concept on a big-city tour.<p>The new effort is …

L.L.Bean

Live the Adventures from Your Favorite Books and Movies

Certain works of pop culture have a magic way of portraying the wilderness. Even when the hero is stranded in the woods after a plane crash, paddling dangerous rapids with criminals, or escaping grief on the Pacific Crest Trail, there’s something that makes you wish you were there, too.But what if …

Hiking

Nature Calling: How Weekapaug Inn Lets You Escape The Rat Race

In the distance, a great egret glides gracefully across the pond, while, closer to where we stand on the veranda, a purple martin lands on the lawn. All around, the sound of nature is undisturbed – with the squawk of seagulls and the soothing lapping of water your soundtrack. This is <b>Weekapaug Inn</b>, …

New England

Flyfishing for Carp with Mulberry Flies

Carp are total jerks. Stalk them on the flats or in a clear river when they’re feeding on forage, like nymphs and crayfish, and they’ll snub your …

Fishing

5 of the best fishing locations in the UK

Across the UK, we are lucky to have some beautiful spots perfect for fishing and angling<p>Across the UK, we are lucky to have some beautiful spots …

Fishing

Michigan Smallmouths on the Flats

We don’t get nearly enough good videos about fly-fishing for smallmouth bass, so I’m always excited to find a new one. Filmmaker Dory Breaux and his …

Lake Michigan

Simsbury Native Runs One-Woman Fly Fishing Business

Teach a woman to fish, and she’ll start her own business improving the industry and guiding people on expeditions at locations across the …

Fishing

Fishing the Remote Flats of Mexico

In 1545, a Spanish ship met its fate on a treacherous and previously uncharted reef 70 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Sailors who …

Fishing

Exploring Yellowstone Country, Montana

A couple hours after landing at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in Montana, we were sitting in The Cowboy Bar and Supper Club in the tiny …

National Parks

Sneak Peek: Heckfield Place Revives English Country Elegance

Nearly a decade in the making, the long-awaited Hampshire hotel is finally ready to make its quietly luxurious debut.<p>With its neat red-brick facade …

Luxury Lifestyle

With "Cloudbursts" author Thomas McGuane gathers the short works that have dotted his long career

Before the 10 novels, three collections of short stories, essay collections and screenplays (more than 3,000 pages of fiction alone), you could find …

Montana

Video Tip

Orvis CEO Perk Perkins is a knot and leader geek, and he developed this knot, based on the same principles as the Orvis tippet-to-fly knot. He saw …

Fishing

Paul Smith: In praise of Bourdain

I have been writing quite a bit about salmon fishing in recent weeks. I suppose that’s fine, given the time of year and so much going on in the …

Anthony Bourdain

The Word 'Hack' Is Meaningless And Should Be Retired

Just makes Peru's penalty miss from the first half of the game feel all the much worse.<p><b>​[Via Reddit]</b>

Star Wars

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 06.15.18

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 …

Fishing

Native Country: Flyfishing for Mountain Cutthroat Trout in Idaho

This much I know: Ernie was a stubborn SOB. He constantly strayed from the trail to eat grass. Or he’d unexpectedly quicken to a trot, bouncing me …

Fishing

A Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing With Your Father

<i>Heather Radke</i> | <i>Longreads</i> | <i>June 2018</i> | <i>6,282 words (25 minutes)</i>In front of the cash register at the fishing shop in Grayling, Michigan, between the …

Long-form Journalism

North Carolina’s Cherohala Skyway Is One of America’s Best Winding Drives

Winding its way through Cherokee and Nantahala national forests, the Cherohala Skyway, a 43-mile ribbon of tarmac that regularly cuts along hillsides …

Hiking

5 places where you can enjoy the wide open spaces

ADVERTISING<p>A dude or guest ranch vacation offers families old-fashioned hospitality and the opportunity to learn horsemanship in an authentic and …

Hawaii

Around the World with the New Issue of Catch Magazine

The May/July issue of <i>Catch Magazine</i>, The Official Journal of Fly Fishing Photography & Film, has hit the digital newsstand, and it kicks off with a …

Fishing

Fridays on the Fly: Wes Hodges’ Proper Etiquette For Fishing With Guides

<i>Intro by Justin Forrest, words by Wes Hodges</i>Fishing with a guide in new waters is one of the best ways to learn about an area, catch some fish, and …

Fishing

Isle Royale National Park: Why the Lake Superior island should be your next vacation

Isle Royale is one of the most accessible National Parks for Minnesotans, yet very few people visit. Around 25,000 people set foot on the island each …

National Parks

Fly-Fishing On Montana's Big Hole River, Signs Of Climate Change Are All Around

Nature is a powerful economic driver here, and livelihoods depend on cold water and healthy fish. People know it’s warming, but few will say that's …

Fishing

Pro Tips: How to Make a Downstream Dry-Dropper Presentation to Wary Trout

Written by: George Daniel, <i>Livin On The Fly</i><p>Trout streams are like humans: every one has a different personality. Some are overly friendly, and some …

Fishing

6 Epic Multisport Trips

Summer is the season for multisporting. Thanks to ample sunlight, in a single day you can squeeze in a pre-breakfast trail run, a midday paddle, and an afternoon mountain bike ride before capping it off with moonlit yoga. Sounds fun, right? But planning all that—packing the right gear, sorting out …

Ski Area

Rusty Flybox: Father's Day

Being a dad is amazing.<p>It is amazing in a way that I’d struggle to adequately encapsulate in words. That is why I stick to writing about fly …

Fishing

The nation’s only distillery that’s also a fly-fishing shop is in Colorado

BERTHOUD — As far as anyone knows at Hale & Bradford Distilling, the town of Berthoud might have the nation’s only combination distillery tasting …

Denver

Rivay X Coggins Roscoe Shirt

We teamed up with style aficionado, author and passionate fly fisherman Mr. David Coggins to create a modern fly fishing/safari/travel/Hemingway …

Fishing