Tag Archives: Fly Fishing

The Weird Science Of Coaching Kids To Fish


Written by: Isobella Ash

Fishing & Mountain Guide Stewart Yates Talks Developmental Psychology And How An Understanding Can Help When Coaching Kids To Fish And Try Other Hobbies. Kids today, what do you make of them? There is an ingrained, programmed response to that question, isn’t there? And that’s a good starting point when developing our approach to coaching […]

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Gearing Up for Saltwater on The Fly


Written by: Neville Broad

One of the good things about lockdown for me has been the chance to catch up on reading, albeit on-line, and time to tie some flies. With the Saltwater Festival fast approaching, here’s some useful go to areas direct from Orvis online that saltwater fly fisher might find useful. First, there’s a great new email […]

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Mullet Fly Fishing Q&A with Colin Macleod


Written by: Isobella Ash

During the Mayfly Festival, Colin Macleod went live on the Orvis UK Facebook page and answered some of your burning questions. Sadly we did not have time to answer them all so we compiled them together along with Colin’s comments and created this blog. Enjoy! What is your earliest fly fishing memory? Emma Sandham My […]

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American Flies in Scotland? Surely that won’t work?


Written by: Isobella Ash

Alba Game Fishing is an Orvis endorsed tour operator and fishing guiding company, based in Edinburgh. Stewart Collingswood founded Alba 16 years ago and created a company that had elements of everything he loved: fishing, photography, Scotland, beautiful locations, food, whisky, heritage, e-procurement, and tourism. Now he is living the dream and is an expert […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Fishing Skills During Isolation


Written by: Isobella Ash

Our Brand Ambassador Marina Gibson has kindly written this fantastic blog to help improve your fishing skills while isolation. So take a look and have a go! 1. Accuracy practice (preferably outdoors to avoid breakages!) • Place the targets in a range of distances and positions (straight ahead, left & right). If you don’t have […]

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Orvis Book Club


Written by: Isobella Ash

No matter what is going on in the world, a good book can provide insight, comfort as well as a welcome escape. As the COVID-19 outbreak continues and many of us are seeking entertainment while staying at home, reading offers some respite and relaxation. In the first of our series #OrvisBookClub, we look at two […]

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Saltwater Fly Fishing for Beginners | How To Start Fly Fishing?


Written by: Neville Broad

 Saltwater Fly Fishing for Beginners(SWFF) During these wet winter days one can’t help but remember what it’s like to be fishing in the saltwater, waiting for the savage take of a bass or mullet. The great attendance at my recent presentation in Orvis Regent Street store was no fluke – the popularity of Saltwater fly […]

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Neville Broad Presentation on UK Saltwater Fly Fishing


Written by: Isobella Ash

Yesterday evening I had the pleasure of sharing my knowledge and experiences of Saltwater Fly Fishing (SWFF), to 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 power of shared fly fishing passions. I […]

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