Tag Archives: 50/50 on the Water

Bespoke BUFF® designed in support of the Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival


Written by: Emma Sandham

We are delighted to announce the return of BUFF® as one of our wonderful event partners at the second annual Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival this September. The Beginning of BUFF® The story being BUFF®- A family factory in the west of Barcelona and one simple idea. Joan Rojas passion was the seed for our […]

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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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50/50 Day on the River Test


Written by: Isobella Ash

The Orvis Kimbridge beat, known as the ‘Ginger Beer’ beat is a world-renowned destination amongst anglers. The River Test is the pre-eminent chalk stream and generally regarded as the birth place of modern fly-fishing. Close to the start of the season, as part of the 50/50 On the Water Campaign we held a day for […]

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Let Curiosity Be Your Guide London Panel discussion


Written by: Isobella Ash

Orvis UK’s mission has always been to guide its patrons to lead more fulfilling lives through a deep personal connection to the adventure and wonders of the natural world. This then led to the creation of the #5050onthewater campaign that exists to inspire and celebrate women in fly fishing. Recently we have been encouraging women […]

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Why Women Should Fly Fish #5050OnTheWater


Written by: Isobella Ash

Earlier this week Claire Zambuni was interviewed by Matthew Wright and the team on Talk Radio about the Orvis #5050onthewater scheme that encourages women to try fly fishing. We want to make it easier for women to get into this typically male dominated sport as this can often leave women to feel unwelcome on the […]

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On the Beat: Timsbury 5


Written by: Jodie Lindop


On Thursday 9th August, we enjoyed a day of fly fishing at our Timsbury beat and were joined by a range of special guests, including Orvis Ambassador Marina Gibson @marinagibsonfishing, Nick Parker @hampshireriverkeeper, Phil Parker @redneckriverkeeper, Rob Thompson @hampshire.bass.nut, Oscar Boatfield and Nell Wharton from @boatonflyfishers, directors of CHALK Bedrock of Flyfishing, Leo and Chris from @chalkstreamfly, Nick Weston from game and cookery school @huntergathercook and Dannielle Norman, blogger and founder of @getoutgirluk.

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