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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Training Retrieving While You Work From Home


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi For this post in our series, we will discuss one of my favourite ways to give Romi some mental and physical exercise. I find that working your dog’s mind and body every day (preferably in the morning) will help your dog burn up any extra energy, which […]

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Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival Activity Booklet


Written by: Isobella Ash

Welcome to the Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing FestivalActivity Booklet. Our Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival takes place from Friday 4th – Sunday6th September 2020 in Chichester Harbour and our Orvis Chichester Store. Download this booklet and let us take you on a fun journey basedaround the fantastic Saltwater Fly Fishing we have here in the UnitedKingdom. […]

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Training Recall While You Work From Home


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi   As we found out in the previous post, “heel”  is a great tool not only for establishing and maintaining control, but also to get some necessary exercise each day with your dog (ideally outside). Right now, we are all inside with our dogs more than usual, and […]

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Working Alongside Your Dog: Understand Your Dog’s Behaviour


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi   Despite the challenging times we are all facing, I like to think that there are some silver linings, one of which is the opportunity to build, or strengthen, the lifelong relationships we share with the dogs in our lives. One friend who was considering (and now has) […]

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How To Create Productive Work Spaces At Home With A Dog


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi   Just a few months ago, I had never heard terms like “social distancing,” “self-quarantine,” or “ PPE.” Nowadays, such things are a way of everyday life. These are weird times for sure, and for many of us, that means spending way more time at home than usual. […]

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