The butt ring has lost its liner so we have included a similar eye which you can rewhip on. it has a down locking reel seat. No line weight listed. Hope to leave it to my son yet, but not too soon. It is rated for 5 weight line. $15.99 shipping. As in the photo's the rod is blue in color with a cork handle. The Green Mountain Series was dropped and replaced by The Rocky Mountain Series. Orvis Rocky Mountain Series Fly Rod 8' 6” 3 5/8 OZ 6Wt. NEW - Orvis … Orvis head of Rod & Tackle Steve Hemkens was in the Orvis rod shop, and rod-repair supervisor Jim West happened to show Steve the letter below, which accompanied a broken fly rod. Kind Regards. For the next two years, I used that old 8-footer probably more than my 9-foot Orvis. He would always say that Orvis understood the connection between fisherman and the water. Click & Collect. Facebook. Current bid: US $62.00. This price is … The Orvis Rocky Mountain Reel is a cartridge based system which means the spare spools sit between two parts of the reel. For the next decade, I fished all over western Idaho and eastern Oregon until 2001, when my father tragically passed away. Cork handle, wood spacer and black alloy reel fittings. The cork has a very slight variation in color but there are no marks(see photos) The SERIAL NO: 66658. We reached out to to the letter’s author and asked for some pictures, which are included here. Free Shipping! Orvis Graphite Trout Fly Rod T3 Model 907- This 4 piece, 1 tip 9' Tip Flex rod has forest green shafts and wraps, 2 ceramic stripping guides, a full Wells handle, and a metal screw up-locking reel seat with a Ended: Oct 24, 2020. Beautiful story, I sure hope Keegan can somehow find a way to repair that Orvis rod. Pictures: first one is from 1986, … So….did Keegan ever repair the rod??? Now that my dad is gone those rods are our connection to him and the gifts he gave us with his time, love and fly fishing. Orvis 8FT 4WT 2 piece Rocky Mountain Series Fly Rod with New Case. Aluminum rod tube and Fenwick rod sleeve, rod and reel plus the pictured selection of flys, streamers, leaders, etc. Model: Orvis Rocky Mountain Presentation Spin/Fly SetLength: 6' … A reserve price is the minimum price the seller will accept. In addition to the above listed series of currently available small-stream fly rods, there is also a large cult following of the vintage Orvis Superfine series rods as well as the vintage Orvis Rocky Mountain and Silver Label series rods which were built on the same blank as the Superfine rods but featured different components and one less snake guide. Orvis Green Mountain Series graphite fly rod. ... Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly/Spin … From United States +EUR … Awesome story. Posts: 0. It’s a … Legendary Orvis quality fly reel, made in England. Orvis bamboo fly rods go back to the 19th century, to the earliest days when Calcutta cane was the norm. • Weighs 5.29 ounces with line. What happened to it?? Time left 5g 21h left. I wanted to share a story with you about this pole. Orvis Batten Kill Fly Rod, 7’6’’ … Then they discontinued the rod and used the Rocky Mtn to describe a series of rods wih the PM10 blank and utillity fittings like Wayne stated. Case is in excellent condition with only a few small indentions on the outer vinyl. Case is in excellent condition with only a few small indentions on the outer vinyl. Fly Fishing School Rods - S prefix (incomplete) Miscellaneous Serialized Rods (incomplete) ... Rocky Mountain - 13/64 & 10/64 waisted ferrules: 6 1/2: 2 1/2: 3: Leather tube, retailed by Clapp & Treat, optional bright ferrules & reel seat: 022: 1940: Equinox: 7 1/2: ... • Hallie Galaise, the last of Mary Orvis Marbury's fly tiers, retained producing Orvis Superfine Flies: 056: Manchester: 8 1/2 … Orvis Impregnated Bamboo Rocky Mountain Fly& Spin Rod in excellent unused condition. It sounds like a story that a lot of fly fishermen and fishermen alike can relate to. It meant were now trusted to not screw up anything of value. RMO is the only outfitter with a fly shop on the Provo River. Cloth bag is marked “Orvis, Manchester, Vermont 05254". Ending Saturday at 1:33PM PST 1d 16h. So here we are. 15 bids. The Length is 6-1/2' weighing 3-1/8 oz. Then in the 90's they started using the old names to describe series of rods. Steve was touched by the letter, and asked Jim to show him the rod in question. Fading to the bluing on the fly rod ferrules. From United States +EUR 43,72 shipping estimate. The Rod Has Had A Reel Attached But Never(Sadly) Got Out There& Fished With, So Nows The Chance For A New A Home Where It Can Get Out There& Get Fishing Like It Was … Here We Have One Very Nice ORVIS HLS Rocky Mountain Fly Rod& Case. $236.55. Orvis fresh and saltwater fly reels are designed to perform at the highest standards and are ready to tackle any species. shipping. About 6 months ago, I caught a snag, and the old rod finally gave way and snapped. Condition: Used. Pre-Owned. Model: Orvis Rocky Mountain Presentation Spin/Fly SetLength: 6' 6"Configuration: 3/2 Weight: Line: HDG (6) Serial Number: 30618 & 30166. Orvis head of Rod & Tackle Steve Hemkens was in the Orvis rod shop, and rod-repair supervisor Jim West happened to show Steve the letter below, which accompanied a broken fly rod. This rod’s serial number is "13506"; and according to the Orvis database this rod was built in 1952. In 1982, I was born, and my father found his second passion: being a parent. Press alt + / to open this menu. My daughter said why don’t you send the remains back to Orvis. Originally sold in 1961. Orvis Recon 10’ 3WT Fly Rod. Ending Jan 22 at 9:35AM PST 7d 12h. Another amazing opportunity I’m about to move on is “Travel Nursing” in my RV…….I think there will be a day or two left over to go fly fishing. hour. £199.00. I would definitely retire that Orvis and hand it on the wall in my living room…..wow what a story piece…..really touched my heart!! Time left: 9 h 3 m 15 s. The listing has ended. Any rod can haphazardly toss a fly through the air: its the precision that counts. A handle with a reel and another burnt handle with a few strands of graphite remaining. Blue-ribbon trout fishing is within walking distance of our shop. On April 24th 2014 my family suffered a massive basement fire in where we were lucky to escape the upper floors with our two labs. I pulled out the old 8-foot rod and began placing perfect casts right through the brush into the channel. Fly fishing , quail hunting, family and work were his. £15.00 postage. Customs services and international tracking provided. Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly Rod - 2 pc, 6'6" 4 wt 2 1/8 oz Graphite w/bag and tube. All guides and wraps are original and tight. … My guess is the essay was more a goodbye than request. Required fields are marked *. The H3 was built to reduce the variables and harness the energy behind each casttranslating to impressive accuracy. When I was 10 years old, my father decided it was time for me to give up the Zebco spinning rod for fly fishing, and what better pole to do it with than the tried-and-true Orvis. I bought it from a guy who said it was a Rocky Mountain. Lovely slim fast action rod in fitted cloth bag and Orvis screw top alloy tube. Colin S. Schaffer – Second generation lifetime Orvis customer. Thank you for the service. Great story and great writing. Sold Out I don’t care who you are something happens when you cast an Orvis rod. I believe that this is the correct subform for this topic. Although my father would take a few casts here and there (on his newer, lighter Orvis rod), he preferred to sit back and help me hone my skills to become the master fisher he was. The butt section weighs 1.9oz; mid-section 0.5oz; and the … $59.99. That’s a great story and would love to know if the rod was ever fixed. and handles a DHG(6) line. This reduces the cost of the cartridge spools as they have no working parts and are only plastic, however this does not compromise the strength of the spool -I am yet to hear of any spools breaking or being damaged Time left: d. h. m. s. day. Never did I spend more quality time with my father than on the banks of the rivers of Idaho and Oregon. I think it is important for any fisherman to understand the story and life that every rod carries. Up for sale is a very nice Orvis Rocky Mountain 6 1/2" Bamboo Fly Rod. We reached out to to the letter’s author and asked for some pictures, which are included here. Fly fishing is like life, and nothing and no one lives forever. The first rod is a Rocky Mountain fly rod serial #38179 6'6" 3-piece, 2-tip construction. A very scarce set to find - in like new condition. Copyright 2021, The Orvis Company Inc. Reversible for left or right hand retrieve. Orvis Rocky Mountain I have an Orvis Rocky Mountain 8'6" 6wt 4pc that is a nice medium/moderate action rod with some backbone, and is very versatile. Orvis Technical Questions: email@example.com or 800-778-4778 IntroductIon The Rocky Mountain Turbine is built with a new, die-cast aluminum spool and frame around our famous Battenkill-style drag, with an offset system to give you the stopping power you need for big fish, combined with a lighter weight for optimum balance on your fly rod. Orvis Rocky Mountain 5/6 reel and two piece Fenwick Eagle Graphite 7.5 Ft 2& 5/8 ounce fly rod. Jordan was involved with producing bamboo rods for more than 50 years, first with the Cross Rod Co. of Lynn, Massachusetts, then with South Bend in Indiana and finally with Orvis in Manchester, Vermont. Steve was touched by the letter, and asked Jim to show him the rod in question. Orvis HLS Graphite 9’6”, 2 piece trout fly rod, bag & Orvis alloy tube ... £15.00 postage. Orvis had their early rods produced by Phillipson and later rolled their own glass blanks. I worked in an Orvis shop when the RM series rods were fairly new back … Once I graduated college and entered the workforce, I picked up a 9-foot, 60weight Orvis rod and started fishing all over central California, from the Kern River to Bishop. Grey spiral carbon blank with blue whipped guides. Wish more dads could slow down and spend a little more Quality time with the kiddos today……crazy society we live in…(Makes me wanna just pack the Toyota Warrior and hit the road for non-stop fly fishing in Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon……for starters. In the 80's, Orvis used to name the rods they produced, the Rocky Mtn, Henry's Fork, Tightloop, Far and Fine, etc. I’m 58 yrs young…….and ready to go into semi retirement on the road. EUR 210,96. He and that rod spent the next decade fishing all of the big rivers in southern Idaho and western Montana. The loses were great. the blank and wrappings look just like a superfine and the handle is all cork, even the reel seat is cork. or Best Offer. And in each of these quality moments sits this rod. Item Information. Oh yea…..got my first Elk last season in Red River…….I’m totally hooked!!! Pair this reel with a vintage Orvis bamboo or fiberglass fly rod! Joined: 2006/9/18 8:28. Have a bunch from 40’s to 80’s.My best friends of me and my Dad.Days on the Battenkill. 8 bids. This story really illustrates that. This rod’s story is one of father and son, bonding and love. Orvis Recon 10' 3 Weight Euro Nymph Fly Rod - TCO Fly Shop. This rod is in great shape and it is an extremely hard to find model. Ending Jan 17 at 5:32PM PST 2d 20h. Your email address will not be published. [Editor’s Note: This story originally ran back in December, 2013. He was always big on being connected to something in your life. Auction includes cushioned Orvis reel case. $14.90 shipping. or Best Offer. I am a new fly fisher , doing things kinda backwards as I lost my father at a young age in a airplane crash. Model: Orvis Rocky Mountain Presentation Spi Description Particulars A very scarce set to find - in like new condition. Every fly rod has a memory.action,history and persna behavior. Immaculate ORVIS Rocky Mountain Series FLY ROD 9' 3-1/8 oz., 4-Weight 2-Sections. Details about Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly Reel 3/4 See original listing. After my father’s death, fishing just wasn’t quite the same, and for the next six years I spent most of my time studying and going to school. The inside of the case and the rods look new. Accessibility Help. No window is too small for this precise rod thanks to the increased hoop strength that reduces vibration for a truly accurate cast. Drop flies right where you want themev… Reel is marked “Orvis, Madison, British Made” on back of reel and “III” on reel foot. Free shipping . I had a similar rod of my grandfather’s. I let that rod sit for the next six months, when yesterday I decided to give Orvis a call and see what they could do. While its rods evolved along with the industry as a whole, the golden age of bamboo fly rods at Orvis came under the purview of Wes Jordan, who was hired to run fly rod production there in 1939 and would stay until his death in 1975. 0 bids. 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