Visit Orvis UK at The Game Fair 2018

Visit Orvis UK at The Game Fair 2018

Join Orvis UK at the Game Fair 2018, Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July, at stands #G808 and #L1443 for all things fly fishing, dog and outdoor lifestyle!

Orvis Fly Fishing 101:

Throughout the weekend Orvis instructors will be offering free Learn to Fly Fish classes on the casting pool in the Fishing Village. FF101 introduces modern fly fishing to absolute beginners by making it accessible to everyone, fun, free and simple:

  • Discover modern fly fishing
  • Learn how to fly cast
  • Essential kit & skills made easy

To book, please visit the Orvis stand (#G808) to secure your free 45-minute introduction to fly fishing class – this can be booked in at any point during the show, from 10.30am daily.

Photo credit: Pursuit International Magazine 

Test cast new Helios 3:

New for this season, the Helios 3 is Orvis’ flagship fly rod. Orvis’ Helios 3 has been praised for its improved accuracy, flexibility and lightness, enabling those who have fished with it to remark that it simply feels like an extension of their own arm. Test the Helios 3 for yourself on the Fishing Village Casting Pool – no appointment needed, just approach the Orvis stand.

Photo credit: Pursuit International Magazine 

First ever dedicated Orvis dog stand:

This year, Orvis UK have brought its first ever dedicated dog product stand to The Game Fair, showcasing its finest Dog Beds and accessories. Located directly next to the Working Dog Arena. With great show offers, competitions and dog-friendly services, stop by the stand to meet the Orvis-dog experts.

Orvis’ reputation when it comes to Dog Beds is becoming legendary in the market with dog beds engineered to provide a level of comfort unsurpassed by the competition. The Orvis collection of superior-quality dog beds, all of which can be personalised with embroidered text, includes a variety of dimensions, shapes, materials, and fill types, so you can find the best dog bed for your pet’s distinct needs. If you purchase a ‘Game Fair Orvis Dog Ticket’ you get £25 off when you spend over £50. Purchase here.

 

50 50 on the Water:

Visit the Orvis stand to learn more about its comprehensive campaign to advance gender parity in fly-fishing. From women-specific gear development to tailored learning and adventure experiences to non-profit partnerships and women-centric storytelling, 50/50 On the Water aims to inspire and celebrate women in the sport we all love. The campaign embodies three main goals: 1) making it easy for women to participate in the sport, 2) celebrating the unique connection between women and conservation and 3) showcasing authentic experiences of real women fly-fishing.

Talks and seminars:

Join Orvis UK’s Richard Banbury in the Fishing Theatre for a talk on ‘Changing Landscape of Fly Fishing. There has never been a better time to take up fly fishing.’ Timings below.

  • Friday 27th @ 4pm
  • Saturday 28th @ 11.30am
  • Sunday 29th @ 12pm

Orvis UK ambassador, Marina Gibson, will be taking her stance on the Fishing Village casting pool to demonstrate ‘Fly casting for youngsters.’ Timings below.

  • Friday 27th @ 12.30pm
  • Saturday 28th @ 2pm
  • Sunday 29th @ 12.30pm

Orvis will also have one casting demonstration a day at The Game Fair, delving into ‘How to choose the best fly rod for your fishing.’ Richard Banbury of Orvis examines the versatility of today’s most popular fly rods.

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