Tag Archives: Fly Fishing

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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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

Winter Fly Fishing: Catching Grayling 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 […]

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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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