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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Saltwater Fly Fishing Guide


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought to you by Neville Broad Back in January, I had the pleasure of sharing my knowledge and experiences of Saltwater Fly Fishing (SWFF) with 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 […]

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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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Training Retrieving While You Work From Home


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi For this post in our series, we will discuss one of my favourite ways to give Romi some mental and physical exercise. I find that working your dog’s mind and body every day (preferably in the morning) will help your dog burn up any extra energy, which […]

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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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Training Recall While You Work From Home


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi   As we found out in the previous post, “heel”  is a great tool not only for establishing and maintaining control, but also to get some necessary exercise each day with your dog (ideally outside). Right now, we are all inside with our dogs more than usual, and […]

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Working Alongside Your Dog: Understand Your Dog’s Behaviour


Written by: Isobella Ash

Brought you to by Charley Perkins and Romi   Despite the challenging times we are all facing, I like to think that there are some silver linings, one of which is the opportunity to build, or strengthen, the lifelong relationships we share with the dogs in our lives. One friend who was considering (and now has) […]

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