For more than 150 years the Orvis name has stood for outdoor traditions, quality, and customer satisfaction. The Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont was founded in 1856 by Charles Orvis, where he offered the finest fly fishing equipment, and priding himself on customer satisfaction and service. Today, along with world famous fly-fishing gear, Orvis offers distinctive clothing, home furnishings, gifts, and dog products. Each item is rooted in the heritage of authenticity and the outdoors, and is backed with a no-questions-asked guarantee.
As the longest-running mail order business in the United States, Orvis offers you experience and knowledge that no other retail company can. Each day they strive to apply what they know and learn to bring you even better service and products tomorrow.
Though millions of loyal and longtime customers receive Orvis catalogs each year, there are now more than 44 Orvis retail stores in the U.S. and the UK, and more than 500 Orvis dealers worldwide who sell and service the Orvis product line.
Orvis began in 1856 as a fly fishing company. To this day they remain more committed than ever to the sporting traditions and the natural environment. Orvis donates 5% of pre-tax profits annually to organizations that protect fish and wildlife habitat. Over the last six years, Orvis has donated nearly $5 million to these organizations, including Trout Unlimited, The Nature Conservancy, Coastal Conservation Association, Ducks Unlimited, The Conservation Fund, Ruffed Grouse Society, and The Atlantic Salmon Fund.