Fly fishing gear

Bakewell store celebrates first anniversary with fundraiser to benefit the British Heart Foundation and the Royal British Legion


Orvis UK is holding its annual Flies and Pies event at its King Street store, Bakewell, on December 3, 2021.

Orvis UK, which sells fishing gear, outerwear and pet accessories, is holding its annual Flies and Pies event on Friday, December 3, 2021 from 4 p.m.

Local businesses are supporting a silent auction by donating prizes, including guided fishing days, local water day tickets and baskets.

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There will also be a raffle to win a Helios 3 fly rod or £ 450 gift card – these raffle tickets will be sold for £ 5 each and the winner will be drawn live on Facebook.

Guest fly-tyers for the evening will be Philip White, author and former river keeper on some of England’s most beautiful game rivers, including Derbyshire Wye and Hampshire Avon.

Deb Leonard Tropic will sell her award-winning skincare products, Cake Corner will serve up sweet treats to eat and buy, and Jayne Rawlinson will offer her color matching consulting service.

The Flies & Pies Shopping Night is an annual event organized by Orvis UK for local fishing clubs over the past seven years.

His Bakewell store has a wide range of over 500 different flies.

Orvis UK has 18 retail stores and one outlet store in the UK.

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