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Orvis UK Natural Desktop Backgrounds


Written by: Isobella Ash

During this second lockdown, we know that many of you will be longing for the great outdoors. That’s why we’ve created desktop backgrounds for you to use, so every time you log on, you can be inspired by the beauty of the natural world. Take a look at them below and please download whichever you […]

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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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Tips For Fishing Gear Maintenance: Rods & Reels, Waders, And Fly Lines


Written by: Isobella Ash

Most fishing gear will last for years if you treat it right, and incorrect storage can shorten that life span or ruin the aesthetics of a fine rod or reel. For instance, C. Boyd Pfeiffer, the godfather of tackle craft, tells of how he put a fly rod away wet, and when he retrieved it […]

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Planning for A Mini Adventure


Written by: Isobella Ash

At Orvis, defining and celebrating #TheArtoftheMiniAdventure is important to us now more than ever. So, what does adventure mean to you? For many, it’s all about exploring a new place, water, or summit and the journey that takes you there. Orvis PR and Events Associate, Emma Sandham, borrowed the iconic Orvis Land Rover to assist […]

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Young Lady Anglers And The @fly_girl_global Community


Written by: Isobella Ash

The Fly Girl Global community was created for young lady anglers to build confidence, make angling friends their own age, learn from each other, and have fun! Read more about Fly Girl Global’s journey from the perspective of her father below. The purpose of @fly_girl_global is to help young lady anglers go from feeling like […]

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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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