From 15th – 30th May 2021, the Orvis Virtual Mayfly Festival will celebrate this special time of year for the fly fishing community.
As part of our Virtual Mayfly Festival celebrations we have created a children’s activity pack – full with games, trivia, colouring in and a competition too!
Leigh H. Perkins, who purchased The Orvis Company in 1965 and over the next three decades transformed it into one of the country’s most respected sporting, apparel, and dog brands, passed away at the age of 93 on . . .
At Orvis, defining and celebrating #TheArtoftheMiniAdventure is important to us now more than ever. As we begin to see light at the end of the tunnel and brighter spring days bursting with nature, we decided to revisit the Mini Adventure, speaking to some friends of Orvis about the adventures they have had so far this year and what they are most looking forward to now that we can travel a little further away from home.
Chapter One: The Basics of Fly FishingYou might have heard that fly fishing is just for trout, but nothing could be further from the truth. You can catch salmon and pike. You can even use a fly rod in saltwater for fish like striped bass, bonefish, and even huge gamefish like tuna and marlin. It […]
BT Sport Presenter and England Rivers International Angler, Andy Ford talks dry flies and nymphs best for early-season success & the materials you’ll need. When you’re planning your approach for the new season, what do you tie? Those boxes that were used and abused back in October have probably got more gaps in them than […]
We may not be able to travel, but we can still quench our thirst for adventure by discovering more about the mini-adventures close to home. See how other outdoor enthusiasts have been embracing the natural landscapes that their local areas have to offer.
Most fishing gear will last for years if you treat it right, and incorrect storage can shorten that life span or ruin the aesthetics of a fine rod or reel. For instance, C. Boyd Pfeiffer, the godfather of tackle craft, tells of how he put a fly rod away wet, and when he retrieved it […]
At Orvis, defining and celebrating #TheArtoftheMiniAdventure is important to us now more than ever. So, what does adventure mean to you? For many, it’s all about exploring a new place, water, or summit and the journey that takes you there. Orvis PR and Events Associate, Emma Sandham, borrowed the iconic Orvis Land Rover to assist […]
During this unconventional Christmas, we know that many of you will be longing for wintery walks and fishing on the icy riverbank. That’s why we’ve created desktop backgrounds for you to use, so no matter what the restrictions allow us to do you can still log onto your computer and be inspired by the beauty […]