Carlton Boyce has always recoiled from spending hundreds of pounds on a pair of wellies. Can Le Chameau’s Chasseur boots change his mind?

Westley Richards, the iconic Birmingham based gunmakers, held an event at its Pritchett Street showroom and factory recently to celebrate the launch of its new partnership with Orvis UK. The ‘Orvis Residency’ will run for three months, including the Christmas period, at the Westley Richards store in Birmingham’s Gun Quarter.Continue Reading

Orvis currently has a residency at the Westley Richards showroom in Birmingham, and CALIBRE magazine spent the afternoon there last Friday learning how to cast a fly. Shamefully, while I’ve done a fair bit of sea fishing over the years, I’ve never done any fly fishing, so when the kindContinue Reading

The Macnab is considered the greatest countryside challenge in luxury fieldsports, says Kate Gatacre. “It will be verra, verra deeficult. I said the odds were a thousand to one, but I think ten thousand wad be liker the thing.” Thus Pronounces Wattie Lithgow, the old stalker, to the three adventurers inContinue Reading

Fly-fishing is an accessible, and surprisingly adventurous, sport for all, says John Kelley. The saying goes that “if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”. For those new to fishing it may beContinue Reading

Orvis and Westley Richards, who between them have an impressive 370-year history, are joining forces to launch a residency in the Westley Richards flagship store in Birmingham. The event, which will be held on the 20th September 2019 between midday and 8pm, will showcase the very best fly fishing andContinue Reading

Orvis UK and Hunter Gather Cook have partnered to launch the ultimate outdoor experience package: a day of fly fishing, foraging and cooking, ending in a freshly cooked meal that celebrates the best of British wild food. The package was launched on the 9th of April with a special dayContinue Reading

Virgin fish in unexplored waters are any angler’s dream. Kate Fensterstock fly-fishes golden dorado in northern Argentina. As any angler will attest, the most coveted landscape is one that is untouched, untainted, and full of fish who are foreign to the bits of fluff we put in front of them.Continue Reading

On a crisp December morning, fishing enthusiasts congregated on Orvis UK’s idyllic Kimbridge beat to engage in a spot of Winter grayling fishing ‘The Lady of the Stream’ Belonging to a cold-water fish family of six sub-species, the grayling – Thymallus thymallus – can be found across areas within theContinue Reading