Testing New Orvis Stillwater Fly-fishing Gear in Colorado

Testing New Orvis Stillwater Fly-fishing Gear in Colorado

Fly-fishing is one of the best ways to get away from it all—the calmness of the water, the excitement of making a catch, and the blissfulness that comes with unplugging in the great outdoors. But there’s no denying the importance of quality fishing gear. So we teamed up with Orvis to test out some new stillwater fly-fishing gear while out in South Park, Colorado.

We met with Shawn Combs, director of product design and development for Fish/Hunt at Orvis, and Chip Swanson, Orvis’ 2019 freshwater fly-fishing guide of the year, to get some insight into their latest innovations.

 

“We took the Helios 2 series and really focused on: What does the customer want?,” Combs told Men’s Journal. “And whether it was guides or the average angler on the water, accuracy was the most important thing. What that means is more energy … Read the rest