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 I was contacted by Jim in rod repair and he said he would see what he could do. Ralph Daviet(a happy man). We have the largest inventory of Orvis Fly Reels including the new Mirage, Mirage LT, and Hydros reels. Aluminum rod tube and Fenwick rod sleeve, rod and reel plus the pictured selection of flys, streamers, leaders, etc. 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. Yet, the Fly & Spin models typically sell at a significant discount when … When my father was in his early 20s, in the early 1970s, he left Portland, Oregon—with not much more than the clothes on his back—for Idaho to follow his passion for fly fishing. Cork handle, wood spacer and black alloy reel fittings. The first rod is a Rocky Mountain fly rod serial #38179 6'6" 3-piece, 2-tip construction. I pulled out the old 8-foot rod and began placing perfect casts right through the brush into the channel. Item Information. Then in the 90's they started using the old names to describe series of rods. I worked in an Orvis shop when the RM series rods were fairly new back … I’m 58 yrs young…….and ready to go into semi retirement on the road. £15.00 postage. Ending Saturday at 1:33PM PST 1d 16h. [Editor’s Note: This story originally ran back in December, 2013. That’s a great story and would love to know if the rod was ever fixed. Never did I spend more quality time with my father than on the banks of the rivers of Idaho and Oregon. As what seems to be common knowledge, the Fly & Spin versions of various Orvis bamboo rods including the Rocky Mountain, share the taper of the fly rod version, while the spinning (no mention of fly) is a very different taper. Orvis 8FT 4WT 2 piece Rocky Mountain Series Fly Rod with New Case. I think a good fly rod has “soul” which other types of rods and tackle don’t have. It moves you. 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. From United States +EUR 43,72 shipping estimate. SKU: N/A Category: Fly Rods Brand: Orvis. Case is in excellent condition with only a few small indentions on the outer vinyl. Beautiful story, I sure hope Keegan can somehow find a way to repair that Orvis rod. He and that rod spent the next decade fishing all of the big rivers in southern Idaho and western Montana. Approximately C $80.24 (including shipping) Reserve not met. Pictures: first one is from 1986, … Model: Orvis Rocky Mountain Presentation Spi Description Particulars A very scarce set to find - in like new condition. I felt awful, but at the same time was shocked at the quality of that rod that had, after decades of use, held up and still casts beautifully until its final day. And in each of these quality moments sits this rod. Orvis Madison III with original cloth bag. It is rated for 5 weight line. This rod comes with a brand new case. The Orvis Rocky Mountain Reel is a cartridge based system which means the spare spools sit between two parts of the reel. No line weight listed. It consists of two unused rods in a red velvet-lined vinyl-covered hardwood presentation case. Present dry flies with delicacy on high mountain lakes, then fish small streams with tight cover on the hike back to the trailhead. Model: Orvis Rocky Mountain Presentation Spin/Fly SetLength: 6' 6"Configuration: 3/2 Weight:  Line: HDG (6) Serial Number: 30618 & 30166. Orvis Fly Reels. I laughed at the thought but I did send them back. I have a 7'6" Orvis rod that I was told is a rocky mountain but it looks a lot like a superfine. Orvis Rocky Mountain 9’ 2 piece graphite trout fly rod for line rate #6. Both tips are fly tips. A Orvis customer for life, 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. For the next decade, I fished all over western Idaho and eastern Oregon until 2001, when my father tragically passed away. Here we have an Orvis presentation fly/spin set, one of 125 that Orvis made as a limited set. This is a 2-piece rod and is 7 feet 9 inches. Phillipson made rods are fairly easy to identify as they look like Phillipsons. 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. Pre-Owned. Lovely slim fast action rod in fitted cloth bag and Orvis screw top alloy tube. Thanks for sharing the photo and loving memory of a good man. Subscribe to Newsboy and be the first to be informed. 0 bids. It’s a … Orvis Rocky Mountain Series Fly Rod 8' 6” 3 5/8 OZ 6Wt. $249.00. The inside of the case and the rods look new. Oh yea…..got my first Elk last season in Red River…….I’m totally hooked!!! I believe that this is the correct subform for this topic. Orvis fresh and saltwater fly reels are designed to perform at the highest standards and are ready to tackle any species. Fly fishing is like life, and nothing and no one lives forever. Fly fishing , quail hunting, family and work were his. Click & Collect. Blue-ribbon trout fishing is within walking distance of our shop. 8 bids. Auction includes cushioned Orvis reel case. Fading to the bluing on the fly rod ferrules. 9 talking about this. Any rod can haphazardly toss a fly through the air: its the precision that counts. Orvis Batten Kill Fly Rod, 7’6’’ … Case is in excellent condition with only a few small indentions on the outer vinyl. $2,000.00. Click & Collect. Free Shipping! 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!! £199.00. Orvis Rocky Mountain 9’ 2 piece graphite trout fly rod for line rate #6. bag ... £129.00. 3-3/8 inch diameter. Condition: Used. Worked well with ice in the guides a few days ago too. Trout Species; Overview & Pricing; Your Trip; Our Guides; Our Waters; Book A Guided Trip; Liability Waiver; ... SHARE. I wanted to share a story with you about this pole. Ending Jan 17 at 5:32PM PST 2d 20h. 8 bids. Kind Regards. A very scarce set to find - in like new condition. Immaculate ORVIS Rocky Mountain Series FLY ROD 9' 3-1/8 oz., 4-Weight 2-Sections. Current bid: US $62.00. Your email address will not be published. I bought it from a guy who said it was a Rocky Mountain. $217.50. It’s a wonderful story that really requires no further comment.]. Warmest regards, Steven. 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. • Weighs 5.29 ounces with line. $59.99. 0 bids. He was always big on being connected to something in your life. Pre-Owned. Rocky Mountain National Park; Guided Trips. In the 80's, Orvis used to name the rods they produced, the Rocky Mtn, Henry's Fork, Tightloop, Far and Fine, etc. And most importantly, thank you for the memories. As in the photo's the rod is blue in color with a cork handle. Originally sold in 1961. After going thru the debris I found the remains of two 5 wt 9′ Orvis rods. I was devastated, as I saw 40 nearly 40 years of native browns and Yellowstone cutthroats lying in pieces on the banks of the Lower Owens. From United States +EUR … $53.00. Legendary Orvis quality fly reel, made in England. Time left: 9 h 3 m 15 s. The listing has ended. Here We Have One Very Nice ORVIS HLS Rocky Mountain Fly Rod& Case. About 6 months ago, I caught a snag, and the old rod finally gave way and snapped. or Best Offer. Time left 17h 45m left. 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. He would always say that Orvis understood the connection between fisherman and the water. 15 bids. 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 Drop flies right where you want themev… Joined: 2006/9/18 8:28. Thank you for the service. Orvis' "Fly & Spin" models are nothing more than their flyrod counterparts in combo spin/fly drag. This is a page to share and celebrate the first generation Orvis Graphite fly rods. Orvis Recon 10’ 3WT Fly Rod. Press alt + / to open this menu. Description ; FEATURES ; Reviews (0) Description. Much more than I ever thought would happen. $236.55. I am a new fly fisher , doing things kinda backwards as I lost my father at a young age in a airplane crash. $14.90 shipping. the blank and wrappings look just like a superfine and the handle is all cork, even the reel seat is cork. Since 1856. It meant were now trusted to not screw up anything of value. Have a bunch from 40’s to 80’s.My best friends of me and my Dad.Days on the Battenkill. Accessibility Help. Hope to leave it to my son yet, but not too soon. 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. The butt section weighs 1.9oz; mid-section 0.5oz; and the … All of the sections are straight and are full length (measuring roughly 27 1/2" each). Orvis bamboo fly rods go back to the 19th century, to the earliest days when Calcutta cane was the norm. I think it is important for any fisherman to understand the story and life that every rod carries. Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly Reel 3/4: Condition: Used. The butt ring has lost its liner so we have included a similar eye which you can rewhip on. Great story and great writing. $15.99 shipping. With what little money he had, he bought the rod enclosed in this case. 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. 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. No window is too small for this precise rod thanks to the increased hoop strength that reduces vibration for a truly accurate cast. From Attitudinally, one mile south of Lake LeBoeuf. Rocky Mountain Outfitters is a four season fly-fishing outfitter providing float and wade fly-fishing trips. Colin S. Schaffer – Second generation lifetime Orvis customer. The loses were great. Reel is marked “Orvis, Madison, British Made” on back of reel and “III” on reel foot. Grey spiral carbon blank with blue whipped guides. $18.00 shipping. and handles a DHG(6) line. Steve was touched by the letter, and asked Jim to show him the rod in question. Time left: d. h. m. s. day. So….did Keegan ever repair the rod??? In 1982, I was born, and my father found his second passion: being a parent. The inside of the case and the rods look new. Thank you, Orvis, for the quality. EUR 210,96. The Green Mountain Series was dropped and replaced by The Rocky Mountain Series. EUR 144,21. Item location: ... Orvis Silver Label Fullflex4.0 837-2 Fly Fishing Rod w / Rod Case Used. Ending Jan 22 at 9:35AM PST 7d 12h. Orvis Impregnated Bamboo Rocky Mountain Fly& Spin Rod in excellent unused condition. This is a 3 section 2 tip Rod. £15.00 postage. The H3 was built to reduce the variables and harness the energy behind each casttranslating to impressive accuracy. 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. it has a down locking reel seat. I had a similar rod of my grandfather’s. I was sent back two brand new rods and a new reel!! I know that you may not be able to fix this rod, and that is fine, but I hope that there is a rod that will carry a similar story someday for me and my children. Both are in very good condition. Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly Rod - 2 pc, 6'6" 4 wt 2 1/8 oz Graphite w/bag and tube. Pair this reel with a vintage Orvis bamboo or fiberglass fly rod! Fading to the bluing on the fly rod ferrules. 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. Orvis Technical Questions: info@orvis.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. The Rocky Mountain is a fast action trout rod. This rod is in great shape and it is an extremely hard to find model. Free shipping . My daughter said why don’t you send the remains back to Orvis. Required fields are marked *. Cloth bag is marked “Orvis, Manchester, Vermont 05254". 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. I left it broke and put in up in our modest family cabin. Ended: Oct 24, 2020. Of course, I still fished as often as possible, but education was my priority. This rod’s story is one of father and son, bonding and love. 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. This rod’s serial number is "13506"; and according to the Orvis database this rod was built in 1952. The cork has a very slight variation in color but there are no marks(see photos) The SERIAL NO: 66658. A reserve price is the minimum price the seller will accept. Orvis Rocky Mountain 5/6 reel and two piece Fenwick Eagle Graphite 7.5 Ft 2& 5/8 ounce fly rod. shipping. Copyright 2021, The Orvis Company Inc. RMO is the only outfitter with a fly shop on the Provo River. About two years ago, I was on a narrow river and needed a smaller pole than my 9-footer. 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. Awesome story. 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. hour. Paflyfish | A fly fishing community for trout and bass with stream reports, forum, maps, hatch charts and blog covering Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Ohio ... Orvis Rocky Mountain Rod #2. He still fished regularly, and I remember watching him cast with grace and wishing I could someday fish like him. This Outstanding 4 Piece ORVIS Fly Rod Is In Awesome Condition& Comes As Shown Within Pictures With Case& Rod Sleeve. or Best Offer Orvis Power Matrix 10, 9’, 2 piece trout fly rod, bag & Orvis Codura tube. Have a dream , have a passion. Jump to. Posts: 0. Facebook. I always yearned to learn fly fishing and hunting skills…..and well life went on and I went to college, got married, had kids etc etc………and now it’s just me……on an adventure of a lifetime following a passion that had always been in the middle of my heart. Orvis HLS Graphite 9’6”, 2 piece trout fly rod, bag & Orvis alloy tube ... £15.00 postage. Your email address will not be published. Vintage Orvis 151S Spinning Reel … Thank you for that story and allowing me another moment with my father. 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 … My guess is the essay was more a goodbye than request. For the next two years, I used that old 8-footer probably more than my 9-foot Orvis. Orvis Clearwater Classic Series Fly Rod 9'-5wt. The Length is 6-1/2' weighing 3-1/8 oz. Steve was touched by the letter, and asked Jim to show him the rod in question. My Far & Fine turned 30 and is still a great rod. Winning bid: US $65.00 [ 1 bid] Shipping: $8.95 Standard Shipping | See details . Model: Orvis Rocky Mountain Presentation Spin/Fly SetLength: 6' … Originally sold in 1961. Shop for Orvis Fly Reels at ReelFlyRod. NEW - Orvis … It's a great streamer and light bass rod, and also does fine for all around trout fishing as well. A handle with a reel and another burnt handle with a few strands of graphite remaining. Getting our first Orvis rods was a moment like your first car or first kiss. It sounds like a story that a lot of fly fishermen and fishermen alike can relate to. What happened to it?? Details about Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly Reel 3/4 See original listing. ... Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly/Spin … If you can live with the long spinning rod type cork grip/reelseat and wide reel retaining rings, you'll have the same rod as the ones that folks pay dearly out the nose for. I don’t care who you are something happens when you cast an Orvis rod. Accuracy is the hallmark of the Helios 3. hours. You get that feeling of being just a little more connected to the water. Orvis had their early rods produced by Phillipson and later rolled their own glass blanks. Every fly rod has a memory.action,history and persna behavior. All guides and wraps are original and tight. Sold Out This price is … His innovative genius and natural talent for craftsmanship turned all three companies into recognized leaders in the bamboo rod business. Time left 5g 21h left. We reached out to to the letter’s author and asked for some pictures, which are included here. Orvis Green Mountain Series graphite fly rod. LOL, My father would enjoy watching my younger brother and I fish more than fishing himself. Reversible for left or right hand retrieve. 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. This story really illustrates that. Sections of this page. Orvis Recon 10' 3 Weight Euro Nymph Fly Rod - TCO Fly Shop. Customs services and international tracking provided. 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 … it's a 7'9" 5wt Green Mountain. 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. or Best Offer. … So here we are.

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