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Stockbridge Orvis Retail Store

Stockbridge STORE HOURS:
Monday
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
High Street
Stockbridge, SO20 6HB
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Come Tie with Us

Join us for a short store-based course and learn how to tie flies. Our events are open to anyone with any level of experience.

Fishing Events

Leader Makeup and Construction (Hosted by Kris Kent) Sunday 22nd July 11:00am – 1:30pm

French Leader Fishing for Trout (Hosted by Oscar Boatfield) Sunday 19th August 11:00am – 1:30pm

Introduction to Tenkara (Hosted by Vito Rubino) Sunday 2nd September 11:00am – 1:30pm

Introduction to Salmon Fishing (Hosted by Mark Shickle) Sunday 16th September, 11:00am – 1:30pm

Modern European Nymphing Techniques (Hosted by Oscar Boatfield) Sunday 14th October 11:00am – 1:30pm

Fly Fishing for Pike (Hosted by Kris Kent) Sunday 4th November 11:00am – 1:30pm

Call us at 01264 811019 for information on upcoming classes and seminars this season.

FF101 & FF201

Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages, the Fly Fishing 101 course includes free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.

If you're looking for a great way to get the family together outside, book a free Orvis class to get started. Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can participate in. All ages are welcome to attend this store-based course, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Bring the whole family and learn what this great sport is all about.

2018 Dates:

June
Saturday 30th 10:00am – 12:30pm

July:
Saturday 14th 10:00am – 12:30pm
Saturday 28th 1:30pm – 3:00pm

August:
Saturday 11th 10:00am – 12:30pm
Summer Bank Holiday -
Monday 27th 130pm – 3:00pm

September:
Saturday 8th 10:00am – 12:30pm

October:
Saturday 13th 10:00am – 12:30pm
Saturday 27th 10:00am – 12:30pm

Class spaces are limited. Call or stop by to reserve a spot.

Please see store associates or call 01264 811019 for details.

FLY FISHING 301

Class spaces are limited. Call or stop by to reserve a spot.

Whether you are a beginner or you are someone that just wants a little guidance on how to become a better fly fisher, nothing beats time on the water with a knowledgeable guide or instructor. Our classes are the next step in your fly-fishing education. Designed to give you a great on-the-water fly-fishing experience, the day's instruction is built around specific techniques and local fisheries.

We shall cover:

  • Fly-casting techniques
  • Essential knots
  • How to choose your tackle
  • Lake entomology (the science of insects)
  • How to simplify fly selection—you don’t need hundreds of patterns!
  • How to locate fish on a stillwater
  • How to play, land, and safely release fish
2018 Dates:

August:
Saturday 26th 10:00am - 4:00pm

September:
Sunday 23rd 10:00am - 4:00pm

October:
Saturday 7th 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 28th 10:00am - 4:00pm

November:
Saturday 10th 10:00am - 4:00pm

Please see store associates or call for class details.

Our Services

  • Wide range of men's and women's clothing
  • Range of fly-fishing essentials
  • Luxury dog products
  • Come feed the fish and raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Fly fishing tackle available to rent (rods, reels and nets)

Local Waters

A variety of waters which include our Orvis beats at both Timsbury and Kimbridge on the Test, along with our Itchen beat at Abbotsworthy. See our website for all the local carriers/tributaries of the Test.

Stillwaters include the following: Holbury Lakes, Manningford Fishery, John O'Gaunts, Dever Springs ,Avington Lakes, Meon Springs and Rockbourne Fishery.

Product Availability

We stock as many of our range as possible in-store but have so many more online. If you see something on orvis.co.uk or in the catalogue and we don't have it in store, don’t worry, we can take the order at the till and send it straight to your door, absolutely free of charge.

Free Gift Wrapping Service Available

Brands Available

Barbour, Aigle

Store Personnel

Orvis Retail Store - Stockbridge - Oliver NewberryStore Manager: Oliver Newberry
Olly has been managing our Stockbridge stores since 2010. Living locally for most of his adult life, he loves to indulge in what the Test Valley has to offer, in particular his keen interest in fly fishing. It was fly fishing that built the foundation for Olly’s relationship and eventual employment with Orvis. Olly believes both Orvis and the historic Stockbridge High Street can cater to all your needs—whether it be classic country attire or first-class dining. Olly and his staff would like to give you the warmest welcome!

Orvis Retail Store - Stockbridge - Kris KentFishing Manager: Kris Kent
Kris grew up playing on the banks of the River Pang and fishing the Kennet around West Berkshire. Ever since he has had a passion for angling. He has fly fished for Trout and Grayling all over the UK as well as in the USA, Scandinavia, Poland, Slovenia and Bosnia. He also does some winter trotting for Grayling, Chub, Roach and Dace and fly fishes for Pike. Kris is a prolific writer on rivers, fish and angling published in the e-zine Eat, Sleep, Fish as well as in Total FlyFisher, the Wild Trout Trust’s journal Salmo Trutta and Grayling, the Grayling Society’s journal. He has been a life member of the Wild Trout Trust and Grayling Society for over a decade and sits on their executive committees with responsibility for online communications and public relations.

CAN’T MAKE IT TO A CLASS IN PERSON? NO PROBLEM.

The Orvis Fly-Fishing Learning Center has hundreds of tutorials, videos, podcasts & articlas available on-line, right now!

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