Author Archives: Isobella Ash

Dry Flies & Nymphs For Early-Season Success


Written by: Isobella Ash

BT Sport Presenter and England Rivers International Angler, Andy Ford talks dry flies and nymphs best for early-season success & the materials you’ll need. When you’re planning your approach for the new season, what do you tie? Those boxes that were used and abused back in October have probably got more gaps in them than […]

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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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Orvis UK Winter Desktop Backgrounds


Written by: Isobella Ash

During this unconventional Christmas, we know that many of you will be longing for wintery walks and fishing on the icy riverbank. That’s why we’ve created desktop backgrounds for you to use, so no matter what the restrictions allow us to do you can still log onto your computer and be inspired by the beauty […]

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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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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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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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