Orvis of Banchory-A must visit venue for visiting anglers

Orvis of Banchory-A must visit venue for visiting anglers


Orvis of Banchory is a truly delightful retail and fishing outlet situated a few minutes’ walk from Banchory Bridge over the River Dee. This world famous retail company has a very well stocked establishment in Banchory which is hugely popular, both with the residents of Deeside and many visiting anglers and their families. The store offers a superb range of top quality merchandise to suit all, complemented by a very experienced team of friendly and helpful staff, ably led by the very experienced store manager Claire Vannet.

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The well stocked fishing section of the store is overseen by Ben Dixon, an AAPGAI master instructor for trout and SGAIC instructor for salmon. Ben is both knowledgeable and enthusiastic, offering great advice to ensure visiting anglers they get the products, service and advice, whatever their requirements are. The fishing section offers well known brand names such as Scott MacKenzie, Rio, Airflow, Vision and of course Orvis. Fly-tying equipment comes from Cookshill and a superb range of flies from the Caledonia Fly Company at competitive prices. The fishing section also offers a range of fishing equipment to hire ensuring people can try before they buy. Ben also oversees the Orvis two hour introductory courses for people wishing to try their hand at fishing throughout the fishing season; these run from March until the end of September. Their two hour introductory course covers the basics of fly fishing and fly casting. You can contact Ben in the store for the dates that are scheduled throughout the fishing season (note these may be subject to alteration)

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 Many visiting anglers have long suffering partners/fishing widows who are very understanding when it comes to their much needed fishing sorties on the Dee. What better way to repay their kindness by visiting the store and purchasing a lovely gift to show you really care ! Clare recommends items of clothing or fine gifts as a suitable and welcome surprise which will delight your partner when you return home. There are of course a great selection of ladies wear and menswear items too, with well recognised brand names such as Hunter, Barbour International, Le Chameau, Orvis and Sandwich ensuring a great choice of hunting, shooting, fishing and leisure wear items available to purchase. Orvis also have a loyalty scheme that sees customers being notified about clearance bargains when they run their sale events nationally. To find out more go to the Orvis shop website here or visit the store, which is located at 2-8 Bridge Street, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5SX and is open Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 5.30 pm.



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