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Video: Fly-Fishing “Happiness”


Written by: Phil Monahan

Happiness // Scanout.com from Scanout on Vimeo.

Here’s a cool video from a Norwegion group called Scanout, about which there’s very little information, whether you look on their blog, their facebook page, or their vimeo page. Nevertheless, they’ve made this lovely montage of a woman’s day out on the water. It’s a mesmerizing perspective on some of the joys of fly fishing. Happiness, indeed.

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Video: Fly-Fishing “Happiness”


Written by: Phil Monahan

Happiness // Scanout.com from Scanout on Vimeo.

Here’s a cool video from a Norwegion group called Scanout, about which there’s very little information, whether you look on their blog, their facebook page, or their vimeo page. Nevertheless, they’ve made this lovely montage of a woman’s day out on the water. It’s a mesmerizing perspective on some of the joys of fly fishing. Happiness, indeed.

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Donna’s Monster Minnesota Musky


It takes four hands to handle this huge St. Croix River musky.
Photo by PJ Smith

I share many fishing experiences with my husband, PJ. We fish most of the time on our own, but when it comes to hunting muskies, we usually get a guide. On our most recent trip, we went with Kip Veith from
Wildwood Float Trips
, in Monticello, Minnesota. He’s an experienced fly fisherman, knowledgeable about the river, and loves catching. . .

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Picture of the Day: Jackie’s First Landlock


Written by: Phil Monahan

JJ Salmon2

Jackie Jordan is all smiles, as she hoists a gorgeous Vermont fish, her first landlocked salmon ever. Just a bit earlier, she had lost an even larger one.

photo courtesy Jackie Jordan

Just last year, Jackie Jordan, one of our assistant art directors, was a beginning fly fisher. I posted about her very first fish on a fly, as well as her first big brown. Today, she sent me the above picture of a gorgeous landlocked salmon, caught from the a river in far northern Vermont, along with a note: . . .

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Picture of the Day: Jackie’s First Landlock


Written by: Phil Monahan

JJ Salmon2

Jackie Jordan is all smiles, as she hoists a gorgeous Vermont fish, her first landlocked salmon ever. Just a bit earlier, she had lost an even larger one.

photo courtesy Jackie Jordan

Just last year, Jackie Jordan, one of our assistant art directors, was a beginning fly fisher. I posted about her very first fish on a fly, as well as her first big brown. Today, she sent me the above picture of a gorgeous landlocked salmon, caught from the a river in far northern Vermont, along with a note: . . .

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Photos: Women on the Rogue

Ladies on the Rogue

What could be better than a three-day float down one of the Northwest’s most beautiful rivers?

photo courtesy Heidi Adcock

My first glance at the river compelled me to immediately grab my camera in an attempt to capture a group of large risers in front of Morrison’s, the river lodge I was staying at. I was thinking out loud to myself, “Oh, now this is going to be good!”

Six ladies and I were about to embark on a three-day fishing adventure on the Rogue River in beautiful southern Oregon with Tight Lines, an Orvis endorsed outfitter run by Jeff Helfrich and his crew. The Rogue River became protected under the “Wild and Scenic Rivers Act “of 1968 to preserve the outstanding scenic, recreational, . . .

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Orvis Sevierville Event: Pink Your Drink


Written by: Kathleen Moore

Pink Your Drink

The Pink Your Drink event benefits Casting for Recovery.

If you’re in the Sevierville, TN area, check out this great event. The 2nd Annual “Pink Your Drink” party will feature complimentary drinks from Chambord Vodka, hors d’oeuvres, and an Orvis merchandise raffle. All proceeds benefit Casting for Recovery, which combines counseling, medical information, and fly-fishing to build a focus on wellness instead of illness within a supportive, natural environment. See event details below:

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Orvis Sevierville Event: Pink Your Drink


Written by: Kathleen Moore

Pink Your Drink

The Pink Your Drink event benefits Casting for Recovery.

If you’re in the Sevierville, TN area, check out this great event. The 2nd Annual “Pink Your Drink” party will feature complimentary drinks from Chambord Vodka, hors d’oeuvres, and an Orvis merchandise raffle. All proceeds benefit Casting for Recovery, which combines counseling, medical information, and fly-fishing to build a focus on wellness instead of illness within a supportive, natural environment. See event details below:

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