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Moment of Chill Anthem


Written by: jnixon

The holiday season is a time of joy and fellowship, but it can also put a person through the wringer. According to the American Psychological Association, 70% of Americans feel increased stress due to lack of time, the pressure of gift-giving, and difficulty managing expectations. That’s why Orvis has a gift for you—something you can […]

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Interview With An Orvis-Endorsed Guide: Paul Haldenwang


Written by: Isobella Ash

This blog was written by Neville Broad, a previous Salt Champion (2016 and 2017) and Orvis UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival Guide.  Here he interviews Orvis-Endorsed Guide, Salty Dog Fishing’s Paul Haldenwang about saltwater fly fishing for bass, the Salty Dog experience, & more! Meet the Orvis-Endorsed Guide – Salty Dog Fishing’s Paul Haldenwang. I […]

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How To Look After Your Dog On Bonfire Night


Written by: Isobella Ash

Glorious autumn is perfect for walking the dog, but it’s a sign that Halloween is on the horizon and the two-month onslaught of fireworks. Diwali, New Year’s Eve, and The Chinese New Year annually also make this season bang out of order for Britain’s pets.   Worryingly the RSPCA revealed that 62% of pet parents confirmed […]

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What You Need For Grayling Fishing On The Fly This Winter


Written by: Isobella Ash

Andy Ford is an England Rivers International fly angler and co-presenter of the BT Sport TV fishing show ‘On The Bank’. Here he tells us all about his love of fishing for winter grayling. As the warmth of summer makes way for cooler weather and shorter days, anticipation starts to grow in me. Rain falls, […]

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Success For The Inaugural Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival 2020


Written by: Isobella Ash

Our first ever Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival took place from Friday 4th September to Sunday 6th September 2020 in Chichester, with 60 anglers taking part in the opening festival.  This safe and social event for anglers was a huge success and a lot of fun! The fishing marks across Chichester, Hayling, and Thorny Island […]

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Orvis Mullet Fishing Tips


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought to you by Colin Macleod. I have had the great pleasure to fish with a Recon fly rod, paired with a Hydros reel, for the past three seasons, and what a delight it has been! The intrepid duo has delivered 144 mullet to date and still have the appetite for many more. The tally […]

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Saltwater Fly Fishing Guide


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought to you by Neville Broad Back in January, I had the pleasure of sharing my knowledge and experiences of Saltwater Fly Fishing (SWFF) with a packed audience at the flagship Orvis store in Regent Street. It was so good to see old friends and even better to begin making new ones, all through the […]

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Preparing For The Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought to you by Colin Macleod Just days to go until the inaugural Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival and I can’t wait! Storm Francis may be cracking his cheeks along the south coast at the moment but thankfully the Festival Weather Gods have promised light winds and spells of warm sunshine for the running of […]

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A Fishing Day At Chichester: Finding Marks And More


Written by: Isobella Ash

My name is Tom Skipsey and I’m the Orvis Riverkeeper. Throughout my angling career, I have had a lot of chances to meet like-minded anglers, some who have become good friends and great fishing partners. One person, in particular, is Susan Skrupa. We met last year at the saltwater fly fishing festival in Cornwall. Thinking […]

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