Upcoming Seminars and Events
Spring Orvis Days Events
10-11AM - Introduction to European and Tightline Nymphing
11AM-12PM - Early Season Trout Fly Tying Demonstration
10AM-4PM - Pet Adoption and Information Booth, Connecticut Humane Society
12-4PM - Land of Nod Vineyard Wine Tasting
4-5PM - Night Time Trout Fishing
Call us at 860-678-7900 for information on upcoming classes and seminars this season.
Learn the Fly-Fishing Basics for Free
Fly Fishing 101 & 201
Fly Fishing 101
Fly Fishing 201
A free Trout Unlimited Membership—a $35 value—is included for all FF101 and FF201 graduates. Upon completion of the course, you will receive special in-store offers, valid for the purchase of Orvis products.
Please see store associates or call 860-678-7900 for details.
Local Fly-Fishing Information
CT Fisheries Overview: Freshwater
Dry Fly Rod: 1-3 wt. full to mid flex
Dry Fly Rod: 3-5 wt mid
Striper/Pike Rod: 9-10 wt. 9’ (to move large flies)
Trout Rod: 864 mid
Trout Rod: 1-4 wt. Mid flex
Trout Rod: 2-4 wt. Mid flex
Trout Rod: 4-5 wt. 7-9’ mid
CT Fisheries Overview: Saltwater
Long Island Sound
Species: Striped bass, Bluefish, Shad, Herring
Location: Enfield to Old Lyme
Access: Call store for current info.
Connecticut Fisheries Reference
Store Manager: Ed Fowler
We will refund your money on any purchase that isn’t 100% satisfactory.
Anytime, for any reason. It’s that simple.
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“If we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources, we must be willing to act to preserve them.”
– Perk Perkins, Chief Executive Officer, The Orvis Company