Back in the 1800s and early 1900s, tennis players had it rough. The standard tennis uniform comprised a pair of flannel pants, a long-sleeved button-up shirt, and—just to make it clear that this outfit was not designed for. . .
Lots of anglers are aware that fish have an exceptional sense of smell, and there’s a whole fish-attractant market built around that fact. What some may not realize is that there are many scents that will actually send fish. . .
“I first bought this product 8 or 9 years ago, and I still have them. The current purchase is just to add to the wardrobe; the originals will now be downgraded from best to lounging around the house and garden. One other point: the comfort. . .
Written by: Nicole Roller
A snakebite is definitely one of the very worst ways to conclude a day in the field. If you hunt in the contiguous United States, there’s at least half a chance you’ll run into a venomous snake while you’re in the field—and, particularly if you live in the South, it’s a. . .
Written by: Nicole Roller
Fabulous summer blouse! I bought one of these in every color and now have six of them! They fit well, launder beautifully and receive lots of compliments. My perfect. . .
Written by: Jim Blair
Being a avid fisherman, hunter, whitewater rafter, backpacker, and day hiker most of my 65+ years has given me a lot of experience in the trials and tribulations of outdoor clothing. As a young lad starting out in cotton to a young adult who could afford wool, the difference made all the difference in the world. Problem was there was no breathable, lightweight material for warm weather until. . .
One of the Orvis products I’ve come to depend on is the Orvis Tempur-Pedic Deep Dish Dog Bed (item 4X99). As the proud parent of a 16-year-old German shepherd mix, it’s all about making him comfortable at this point. The Tempur-Pedic material is perfect for his poor, arthritic hips, while still being soft enough that he loves sleeping on it. All day. Which, at his age, he’s earned the right to do.
I’ll be the first to admit that I had a hard time convincing myself that my dog needed a Tempur-Pedic mattress, but we didn’t have it long before it became obvious that there really is no substitute for it, especially for an older dog like mine. Best of all, it still holds its shape just like the first day I brought it home. I just can’t believe I didn’t get one sooner!
Written by: HB Smith, Richmond, VA
photo via orvis.com
I was on the James River in Richmond, Virginia, last fall fishing for smallmouth and was having a very slow day. I went around an island into a shallow cove with a very weedy bottom that I had fished many times before with no luck. I was using a 3-weight that day, thinking I wouldn’t have much luck with anything besides the bream.