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Video: Orvis Recon Rods

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Tom Rosenbauer, aka Mr. Orvis, thoughtfully combs over the newest “price-point” rod the company is coming out with.  The Recon series is a high-performing rod that’s priced quite a bit lower than one might think: $425 – $450 depending on … more

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Video: New Orvis Superfine Glass Rods

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Orvis product developer Shawn Combs gives us the skinny on on the newest series of fly rods from the company: Superfine Glass.

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Video: Glass Rod Test – What an Atlantic Salmon on a Three-Weight Looks Like

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Orvis plans on unveiling a new crop of superfine glass rods soon. More on that later…. In the interim we tried to break a prototype. Earlier this summer Shawn “Puffy” Combs, product designer at Orvis – showed MidCurrent and a … more

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Video: Orvis’s New Made in the USA CFO Reel

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Orvis is reintroducing their classic CFO reel and this time it will be made in the USA. The reels will be available early in 2014 and come in sizes 1wt – 7wt. They’ll all feature a click an pawl drag … more

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Video: Orvis Product Development on Quality Control for Silver Sonic Waders

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Orvis Product Development Specialist Tim Daughton explains the unbelievable number of quality control checks that each pair of Silver Sonic Waders goes through from factory floor to fly shop.

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Video: The Right Way to Wear a Sling Pack

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There are a number of fishing companies out there that are making “sling packs” for fly fishing. The problem I’ve noticed is that for a first-time user they can be a bit confusing to put on correctly, no matter the … more

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Video: Oliver White Explains the Orvis Guide Sling Pack

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The man that knows no fishing boundaries and has seen and done almost all of it talks candidly about the Orvis Guide Sling Pack and why he likes it so much even, though it’s “not a product he would normally … more

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Video: Orvis Silver Sonic Waders

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With patented sonic welding technology offering a higher level of durability and water resistance, the new Silver Sonic Waders mark a milestone in design for the Orvis Company and product development specialist Tim Daughton. To be released in September 2012, … more

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Orvis Announces Free Fly Fishing Classes

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From May through July, Orvis will offer free fly fishing lessons nationwide through Orvis retail stores and participating dealers (www.orvis.com/ff101). This season Orvis hopes to introduce even more outdoor lovers to the sport with Fly Fishing 101 and 201 beginning … more

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Orvis Magnum Sling Pack in Safe Passage Line

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The new Magnum Sling Pack is a larger design of the most popular bar in Orvis’s Safe Passage line. Many anglers feel sling bags are the most practical because they can carry a large amount of gear but when not in use … more

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