Young anglers love new rivers the way they love the rest of their lives. Time does not seem to be of the essence and somewhere in the system is what they are looking for. Thomas McGuane

This is the solstice, the still point of the sun, its cusp and midnight, the year’s threshold and unlocking, where the past lets go of and becomes the future; the place of caught breath, the door of a vanished house left ajar… Margaret Atwood

Nichol Dance : Who are you? Ollie Slatt : Who are you? Nichol Dance : Nichol Dance. I asked you first. Ollie Slatt : Oh, I’m Ollie Slatt. I mine for subversive coal in the Bull Mountains. Yeah, we have to blast through 20 feet of sandstone to reach the coal vein. We have two spoils banks and they have two striver arrangements. And I am damn proud of it! Nichol Dance : Why are you telling me this? Ollie Slatt : Because of… Read More

And some time make the time to drive out westInto County Clare, along the Flaggy Shore,In September or October, when the windAnd the light are working off each otherSo that the ocean on one side is wildWith foam and glitter, and inland among stonesThe surface of a slate-grey lake is litBy the earthed lightning of a flock of swans,Their feathers roughed and ruffling, white on white,Their fully grown headstrong-looking headsTucked or cresting… Read More

Download our #OrvisSaltwaterFestival Activity Booklet and let us take you on a fun saltwater fly fishing journey. Once you have completed it, send it back to us for the chance to win an Orvis Saltwater Fly Fishing Festival Trucker Cap! 🎣 — Orvis UK (@OrvisUK) August 20, 2020