Tag Archives: Fly Fishing

Success For The Inaugural Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival 2020


Written by: Isobella Ash

Our first ever Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival took place from Friday 4th September to Sunday 6th September 2020 in Chichester, with 60 anglers taking part in the opening festival.  This safe and social event for anglers was a huge success and a lot of fun! The fishing marks across Chichester, Hayling, and Thorny Island […]

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Orvis Mullet Fishing Tips


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought to you by Colin Macleod. I have had the great pleasure to fish with a Recon fly rod, paired with a Hydros reel, for the past three seasons, and what a delight it has been! The intrepid duo has delivered 144 mullet to date and still have the appetite for many more. The tally […]

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Preparing For The Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought to you by Colin Macleod Just days to go until the inaugural Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival and I can’t wait! Storm Francis may be cracking his cheeks along the south coast at the moment but thankfully the Festival Weather Gods have promised light winds and spells of warm sunshine for the running of […]

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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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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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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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