Tag Archives: Fly Fishing

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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An Introduction To Saltwater Fly Fishing (SWFF)


Written by: Neville Broad

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 fishing in the UK/ Ireland […]

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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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Alba Game Fishing’s Free Children’s Fishing Event


Written by: Isobella Ash

Here at Orvis, we want everyone to fall in love with fly fishing just as we have, making memories on the water, with likeminded people, in beautiful surroundings. To make planning a world-class fly-fishing adventure like this easier, we created the Orvis-Endorsed Program. The Orvis endorsement ensures that you will encounter unparalleled service, respect for […]

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The Lady Is In Full Swing


Written by: Isobella Ash

While some of us have cleaned and put away our fly gear until 2020, one of the UK’s quintessential river species, the Grayling (Thymallus thymallus), is open for business throughout the winter months. Often referred to as the lady of the river, the European grayling proper is distinguished from the similar Arctic grayling (T. arcticus arcticus) by […]

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Orvis UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival


Written by: Isobella Ash

This blog was written by Neville Broad, a previous Salt Champion (2016 and 2017) and pro-runner up (2018 and 2019).  If you want to find out more about Saltwater Fly Fishing and how Orvis can help you, he can be reached at Orvis Westerham’s store on Saturday’s. Alternatively contact your local Orvis store or reach out […]

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UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival


Written by: Isobella Ash

We are proud to announce that we are headline sponsors for the UK Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival 2019.  This will be The Salt’s 4th year, returning to the Cornish Coast this September, celebrating the under-rated saltwater fishing that we have available here in the UK. Fly fishing has become more and more popular among those […]

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Fly-Fishing Perfection on New Zealand’s North Island


Written by: Isobella Ash

[Editor’s note: Here’s a classic story, written by Phil Monahan about a 2004 journey to New Zealand’s North Island, with, his friend Sandy Hays and another more famous angler.] As the thirty-six-foot Top Cat plowed through the mounting whitecaps in the middle of the lake and sheeting rain lashed at the windows of the cabin, I found […]

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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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The ‘Catch & Cook’ Experience Package


Written by: Isobella Ash

Earlier this week we welcomed Nick Weston and his team to our Kimbridge beat, on the River Test, to announce the launch of our new collaboration; a Catch & Cook experience package as well as promoting Nick’s new cookbook “Adventures in Wild Food” that is available to purchase later this month. Despite the bad weathers […]

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