Behind the Scenes


  1. Wednesday, 3/11/15

    Cutting Edge Fly-Fishing Gear for Spring 2015

    Spring is almost here, and warmer temperatures aren’t the only reason we’re excited. The change in seasons means it’s time to go fishing and hit the rivers, lakes and streams with three innovative new products: the new Apex Fly-Fishing Rod, the L.L.Bean Nipper and the redesigned Rapid River Vest Pack.   “For us, innovation and… More



  2. Monday, 3/9/15

    Up Close and Personal

    Artist A.D. Maddox Will Reel You In    The big trout races at you in an explosion of color. In the excitement of the moment, you feel the strength and energy of the fish. You find yourself eye level with nature’s freshwater torpedo – the wild steelhead. “There’s something I love about this sport,” says… More



  3. Thursday, 2/26/15

    Q&A with The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore

    For years L.L.Bean has been proud to equip the on-air meteorologists of The Weather Channel with the outerwear and gear they need to stay warm, dry and protected. Throughout the season, we’ll be highlighting these amazing and inspiring individuals so you can learn more about what it takes to do what they do. We previously… More



  4. Thursday, 2/19/15

    Q&A with The Weather Channel’s Paul Goodloe

    For years L.L.Bean has been proud to equip the on-air meteorologists of The Weather Channel with the outerwear and gear they need to stay warm, dry and protected. Throughout the season, we’ll be highlighting these amazing and inspiring individuals so you can learn more about what it takes to do what they do. We previously… More



  5. Thursday, 2/12/15

    “Constantly improving”: Seth Wescott talks about his partnership with L.L.Bean

    When we design a piece of outerwear or active clothing, we want it to provide peak levels of comfort, even in extreme situations—like, say, winning a global snowboarding competition. Which is why we feel lucky to get feedback from Seth Wescott—the most decorated snowboard cross athlete in history.   Since 2011, Seth has given us… More



  6. Wednesday, 2/4/15

    The River Wild: A World-Class Fishery Inspires a World-Class Fishing Vest

    The most likely place in the United States to catch a five-pound brook trout and landlocked salmon is deep in the Maine woods. This fabled fisherman’s paradise is the Rapid River, and getting there isn’t easy – the only public access is by hiking, biking or boat.   The Rapid flows just 3.2 miles to… More



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