Up for sale is a 8 1/2' Orvis Trident TL 7Pc 1T 5WT 1 Tip Graphite Travel Fly Fishing Rod w Case. Made in a compact 7-piece, 1-tip format, this Mid Flex 8.0 rod is in very good plus condition and has dark green shafts, blackened snake guides, one ceramic stripper, a 7 Western style handle, and a burled wood reel seat with gold anodized screw up-locking hardware. This rod shows only a hint of fishing use due to the lightly soiled handle.It is rated for 5-wt. Lines and weighs 3 3/8 oz. It comes with the original olive bag and labeled Trident tube.
This is a very compact rod that would travel easily in a suitcase.. Orvis opened a tackle shop in Manchester, Vermont, in 1856. His 1874 fly reel was described by reel historian Jim Brown as the "benchmark of American reel design, " the first fully modern fly reel. Charles's daughter, Mary Orvis Marbury, took charge of the Orvis fly department in the 1870s. By 1892, when she published an encyclopedic reference book on fly patterns Favorite Flies and Their Histories.
Following Charles's death in 1915, sons Albert and Robert managed the company until the 1930s, when it essentially collapsed during the Depression. Corkran hired master bamboo rodbuilder Wes Jordan, who by the late 1940s had developed a Bakelite impregnation process that made Orvis bamboo rods uniquely impervious to weather, rot, and other perennial perils. Perkins recognized the opportunity to make Orvis synonymous not only with fly fishing but with an entire way of life, and greatly enlarged the product line into gifts and clothing.Bean, Eddie Bauer and Norm Thompson.  In 1989, Tom Peters, author of In Search of Excellence, named the Orvis fly rod one of the five best products made in the United States in the 1980s. Historian Kenneth Cameron has written that Perkins' accomplishment was to define the look of contemporary fly fishing and the entire social universe in which it fits, no small achievement. " Since Perkins' retirement in 1992, under the leadership of Perkins' sons, CEO Leigh ("Perk) Perkins, Jr. And Executive Vice Chairman Dave Perkins, Orvis has more fully formalized- and broadened its corporate vision. Whilst Orvis has thrived and revenue has more than tripled under this second generation of Perkins leadership, a long-simmering corporate identity crisis had to be addressed: the company's growth had strained Orvis's sense of direction - e.
The item is in condition and states as shown in the photos. If you have questions please feel free to ask. If you have lures or reels you would like to consign please contact me, Id love to earn your business.
Thank you for allowing me to add this piece for your enjoyment. Please pay for your item within 3 Days.If you have any lures you would like consigned or have a question about old tackle, Please Contact Me. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "8 1/2' Orvis Trident TL 7Pc 1T 5WT 1 Tip Graphite Travel Fly Fishing Rod w Case" is in sale since Wednesday, November 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Rods\Fly Fishing Rods". The seller is "antiquelurestore" and is located in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
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