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.
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 in
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 and
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.
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 the