Tag Archives: Fly Fishing

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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The London Fly Fishing Fair


Written by: Isobella Ash

This time last week we were one day into the London Fly Fishing Fair (LFFF), alongside lots of brands such as Hardy, Guide, Costa, and Patagonia. There were also lots of great destination fishing venues with stands, as well as UK based stillwaters and river communities. Although Orvis and Fin & Game were two of […]

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We are the first fly fishing company to partner with ‘Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme’


Written by: Isobella Ash

We are delighted to establish a recycling partnership with the Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme (ANLRS). This scheme is the first of its kind in the United Kingdom and has identified a sustainable route for fishing line to be recycled. The non-profit, voluntary scheme was founded and launched in 2018 by the Local Independent Sea […]

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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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The Finest Therapy On Earth


Written by: Isobella Ash

This year, over a quarter of us will experience a mental health problem or condition of some kind, which is an astonishing figure. However, it has been discovered that Fly fishing is extremely good for your mental health and well-being, but how is that? I have fished the fly for over 30 years, the realisation […]

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