Tag: Orvis

Podcast Episode: Guide Stories on The Orvis Podcast

In a recent episode of the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Podcast, Tom Rosenbauer sits down with full-time, professional Orvis-endorsed guides while at the Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Montana. “Some stories are bizarre, some funny, and some touching,” says Rosenbauer. “I also asked each guest for a tip so it’s not all pure entertainment.” Listen here.

2019 Orvis-Endorsed Awards

Guides, lodge owners, and outfitters from around the world recently gathered in Missoula, Montana, for the 2019 Orvis Guide Rendezvous. The event features presentations, seminars, and panels that focus on best practices in conservation efforts, recruitment, customer service, and marketing measures pertinent to outdoor businesses. The Orvis Guide Rendezvous...

2019 Orvis Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Lonnie Allen of Three Rivers Ranch

Orvis has announced the winner of their annual Lifetime Achievement Award: Lonnie Allen of Three Rivers Ranch. “Lonnie’s career in the fly-fishing industry spans over three decades. Her willingness to be innovative, take risks, build and nurture relationships, help her community, and protect and promote the preservation of resources are just a few of...

Orvis Pro Wading Boot Review

If you’re in the market for new wading boots, don’t miss a look at the new Orvis Pro Wading Boots, which are described as part sneaker, part Michelin tire. “The Orvis Pro collection represents a new approach for the blue-blood brand: treating anglers like athletes,” writes Kyle Stock in this review via Bloomberg.

Orvis Announces 11th Year of Free Fly Fishing 101 Clinics

Orvis has announced the new season of Fly Fishing 101 Clinics, which are offered free of charge at Orvis locations across the United States. “Our hope is that we can help break down the barriers to entry and provide a unique opportunity for families and friends to come together and connect in the outdoors,” says Tom Rosenbauer.

Orvis/Michelin PRO Wading Boot

In an industry-first collaborative effort with Michelin, Orvis recently trotted out the PRO Wading Boot. Michelin agricultural tires were the point of inspiration resulting in an outsole compound specifically designed for fly fishing. Several days of testing supports Orvis’s impressive claims that the boot is highly abrasion resistant and greatly...

Tippets: Teardrop Cast, Being a Better Guide Client

When casting to spooky fish, utilizing the teardrop cast can help you achieve success. Learn how to master the technique in this post and video from Louis Cahill via Gink & Gasoline. Simon Perkins, Orvis COO, started out working as a fishing guide, and in this podcast episode, shares his experiences, “good and bad, and suggests ways we can be better...

Podcast: Wet Fly Swing Interviews Tom Rosenbauer

Wet Fly Swing's Dave Stewart chats with author and resident Orvis fly fishing expert Tom Rosenbauer and talks about the story behind Orvis, fly fishing tips & tricks and common questions.

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.