$59.99. Case is in excellent condition with only a few small indentions on the outer vinyl. It is rated for 5 weight line. That’s a great story and would love to know if the rod was ever fixed. the blank and wrappings look just like a superfine and the handle is all cork, even the reel seat is cork. Beautiful story, I sure hope Keegan can somehow find a way to repair that Orvis rod. In the 80's, Orvis used to name the rods they produced, the Rocky Mtn, Henry's Fork, Tightloop, Far and Fine, etc. From Attitudinally, one mile south of Lake LeBoeuf. We have the largest inventory of Orvis Fly Reels including the new Mirage, Mirage LT, and Hydros reels. 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. I pulled out the old 8-foot rod and began placing perfect casts right through the brush into the channel. 0 bids. 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!! 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. Every fly rod has a memory.action,history and persna behavior. Press alt + / to open this menu. 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. Immaculate ORVIS Rocky Mountain Series FLY ROD 9' 3-1/8 oz., 4-Weight 2-Sections. What happened to it?? 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. He was always big on being connected to something in your life. For the next decade, I fished all over western Idaho and eastern Oregon until 2001, when my father tragically passed away. Of course, I still fished as often as possible, but education was my priority. 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. Orvis Rocky Mountain Series Fly Rod 8' 6” 3 5/8 OZ 6Wt. Have a dream , have a passion. £199.00. The H3 was built to reduce the variables and harness the energy behind each casttranslating to impressive accuracy. I think a good fly rod has “soul” which other types of rods and tackle don’t have. Much more than I ever thought would happen. Orvis Rocky Mountain 9’ 2 piece graphite trout fly rod for line rate #6. bag ... £129.00. LOL, My father would enjoy watching my younger brother and I fish more than fishing himself. Thanks for sharing the photo and loving memory of a good man. Details about Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly Reel 3/4 See original listing. The butt section weighs 1.9oz; mid-section 0.5oz; and the … Sections of this page. This is a 3 section 2 tip Rod. Great story and great writing. or Best Offer. Fading to the bluing on the fly rod ferrules. All guides and wraps are original and tight. 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 had their early rods produced by Phillipson and later rolled their own glass blanks. For the next two years, I used that old 8-footer probably more than my 9-foot Orvis. Your email address will not be published. Legendary Orvis quality fly reel, made in England. The Orvis Rocky Mountain Reel is a cartridge based system which means the spare spools sit between two parts of the reel. I am a new fly fisher , doing things kinda backwards as I lost my father at a young age in a airplane crash. Free Shipping! Orvis Rocky Mountain Fly Reel 3/4: Condition: Used. it's a 7'9" 5wt Green Mountain. 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