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 "9' 2 Piece 2 Tip Orvis Battenkill Bamboo Fly Rod Sock & Case" is in sale since Thursday, December 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Rods & Poles". The seller is "antiquelurestore" and is located in Ardmore, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.