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Tag: Orvis

Washing Breathable Waders

Have a question you want answered? Email it to us at [email protected] Question: I recently noticed an unpleasant odor in my car, which turned out to be caused by my waders in the back. Can you wash breathable waders without ruining them? If so, how? Mark C., via email Answer: Not only can you wash breathable waders, but you should if you want them to...

Video: Orvis BOA Pivot Boot

Tom Rosenbauer from Orvis give us an in-depth look at the new Orvis BOA Pivot boot that is durable, lightweight and utilizes the BOA dial and lace system.

"The Confluence"

The Origin Whose idea it was to get me a fly rod one Christmas I don’t know.  Maybe it was my own idea.  Maybe Santa Claus's.  Most likely it was my wife, Beth's. Unlike me, she's good at filing away gift ideas during the year. The previous spring, my father-in-law, Ted Tanner, had loaned me his nine-foot bamboo rod for the afternoon. It was an...

Video: Orvis Hydros SL Reel

Tom Rosenbauer of the Orvis company offers details on the 2016 Hydros SL, a super large arbor fly reel.

Video: Two New Orvis Rods

Tom Rosenbauer, king of all things Orvis, gives MidCurrent the scoop on the new Superfine Glass 6wt rod as well as the four new short (7'11") rods in the Recon series.

Video: Orvis Guide Sling Bag

Tom Rosenbauer, marketing manager for Orvis, talks about the company's redesigned sling bags for 2015. Some of the newer features include a new color, a stiffer back that allows for better breathability, and other changes.

Video: Orvis Recon Rods

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 size.

Video: New Orvis Superfine Glass Rods

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

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

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 few other journalists why using a fiberglass rod has its benefits, aside from the "slowed-down" action.  We tried to take one to...

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

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 system, and will range in price from $325 - $349 depending on size.