Angler Hilary Hutcheson (photo: Jeremy Roberts). Better still it's got a virtually undetectable amount of startup inertia. I haven't made any decision in terms of actually purchasing one or not but just looking around. Orvis Commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting nature. by Budrichard » 04/21/07 08:49, Post The Mirage’s balance on the rod also drew testers’ praise. They are rod series that have the same blanks (unsanded) as their more expensive rods (at the time) with cheaper components (reel seat and less quality cork) and usually one less guide on the rod to save money. Spend the $200 on casting lesssons. I use a 5WF line on mine and could not be happier with it. 6 posts • Page 1 of 1. RMO is located next to the Provo River, which contains over 3,000 fish per mile, with large BWO, PMD, green drake, caddis, and stonefly hatches. The first rod is a Rocky Mountain fly rod serial #38179 6'6" 3-piece, 2-tip construction. Orvis Battenkill Click and Pawl Reel has a simple design and flawless construction make this the perfect click-and-pawl fly reel for nearly any freshwater fishing situation. I use it for smallies so it will throw nymphs and streamers just fine. ↳   Rod making, restoration, repairs and discussion on those related topics concerning bamboo rods. it has a down locking reel seat. by FF Papa » 04/19/07 14:03, Post See complete description. It's a great streamer and light bass rod, and also does fine for all around trout fishing as well. On the other hand, I happen to think that the one I own is one of Orvis' better rods. 0 bids. get the Redington Classic Trout .... much better rod than that old Orvis. Rocky Mountain Outfitters is a four season fly-fishing outfitter providing float and wade fly-fishing trips. ↳   Rod makers history, value guide and general discussion, ↳   Link to Orvis Database by Greg Reynolds, ↳   Link to EC Powell's Mechanics of fly casting, http://antiquerodandreels.com/databases/orvisdb. Turn it another quarter (to half), and you’re at a mere 1.5lbs (14%). The Orvis Access Mid Arbor Reel is a bar stock reel and is exquisitely machined from a chunk of 6061 aircraft aluminium. $8.00 shipping. A woderful travel rod, too. They do load fast as Orvis was kind of trying to copy their bamboo's at the time. You must log in or register to reply here. If you go to EBay and check on these rods that have sold, $200 should get you new unused rod. Find your specific model and download the manual or view frequently asked questions. Orvis Mirage V Fly Fishing Reel - Black - for 9 to 11 wt lines - very clean $175.00. The Orvis Rock Mountain solves this problem. Some came with a brushed aluminum rod tube as opposed to the shiny aluminum rod tube on the better rods athough they went to impact proof plastic in later years. Upcountry Fly shop in CT usually has several models listed under their used / closeout category. Free shipping from CrossCurrents I like mine with #6 wf and feel that to get it going you need at least that. RMO is the only outfitter with a fly shop on the Provo River. Finally a cast aluminum large arbor fly fishing reel that's lightweight enough to balance properly with your favorite fly rod and truly the best value fly reel around. Sized for tiny trout stream or the classic, old school Spey Reel for 7-10 weight spey rods. item 6 Orvis Battenkill Disc # 7/8 fly reel - Used VGC - £75 inc UK posted 5 - Orvis Battenkill Disc # 7/8 fly reel - Used VGC - £75 inc UK posted. !--. The Spin is however a different taper.-Dick. Ending Dec 20 at 5:55PM PST 4d 2h. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Orvis Rocky Mountain Large Arbour Fly Reel. Similar items on Etsy (Results include Ads Learn more Sellers looking to grow their business and reach more interested buyers can use Etsy’s advertising platform to promote their items. The Orvis Recon + Hydros Reel Combo Review. $8.00 shipping. Orvis Rocky Mountain Disc Fly Reel 5/6 Reel 663E-61 Fishing. Purists knock it for its blue color and lack of boron but it fits me like a glove and I love how you can feel the load on a Winston. Someone on another site offered an Orvis Rocky Mountain 5 wt for $200 but I haven't been able to find much information on it. 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. The build quality is absolutely flawless and these Access reels … Buy Orvis and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Orvis' "Fly & Spin" models are nothing more than their flyrod counterparts in combo spin/fly drag. A minimalist's dream. They are rod series that have the same blanks (unsanded) as their more expensive rods (at the time) with cheaper components (reel seat and less quality cork) and usually one less guide on the rod to save money. If you own a Rocky Mountain Turbine Reel, stock up on fly spools while they last! 20 bids. Seriously, I wish I had done that early on in my fly fishing. This board is for discussing concerns of fishing bamboo fly rods. After debuting on the Sportsman Channel in late February, the short Conservation Hawks film In the Heart of the Rockies premiers on the web today. Line. The Orvis is no exception. Orvis Commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting nature. The drag adjustments stops at a very reasonable .3lb… by Greg Reynolds » 04/21/07 14:02, Post $46.00. Orvis Rocky Mountain Large Arbor Fly Reel. it's a 7'9" 5wt Green Mountain. However, Orvis just completely redeveloped the Clearwater lineup for 2019. An awesome rod, med fast with a lot of feel. $14.90 shipping. So, at least the drag on the Mirage is still as good as its bigger brother. Cheaper fly reels are typically made from plastic or die cast from molten aluminium. Blue-ribbon trout fishing is within walking distance of our shop. This is a wonderful spring creek/small stream fly rod with a wood up locking reel seat and tapered cork handle. by AusableWulff » 04/19/07 11:20, Post Note that I am not fishing huge western rivers but Ohio and Pennsylvania rivers. £28.50 + £26.27 postage. Fly Fishing Reel Reviews #1 Orvis Clearwater Large Arbor Reel. Orvis offers 21 different freshwater and saltwater Recon rods to cover many kinds of fly fishing scenarios. DoctorFly Frequent Board Poster Posts: 45 Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2007 1:21 pm Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, England. 12 bids. the blank and wrappings look just like a superfine and the handle is all cork, even the reel seat is cork. I hope you don't mind me suggesting this, but if you're having trouble feeling a rod load, it might be more an issue of technique than of equipment. Here we have an Orvis presentation fly/spin set, one of 125 that Orvis made as a limited set. Orvis Rocky Mountain 3 wt 7 1/2ft Fly Rod w/case& sock Orvis Rocky Mountain 3 wt graphite fly rod. I think I paid less than $200 back then so I wouldn't spend $200 for it today. I suspect the Rocky Mountain rod is a 2 piece but I could be wrong, 2 piece or not unless it is in new old stock condition the seller is asking too much. But hey, if you're itching for a new rod, I get it! Manuals for the category Orvis Fishing Reels. The Orvis Clearwater Fly Rod and Reel Outfit is one of the best fly fishing combos available today — and has been for years. Traditionally, we don’t really like these because they don’t offer enough adjustability. $76.00. Seriously, I wish I had done that early on top n my fly fishing. but, what i believe keeps the rod popular is it's 3 piece configuration and it's stately leather tube [later models have the aluminum tube], not it's casting, imo. The Green Mountain … Trading up my circa 2006 Battenkill III, to this newer model, the first thing I noticed was the more streamlined edges compared to its predecessor. Post by DoctorFly » Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:42 am. Learn about our commitment. i've had two but sold them both. Drag is the most important part of this test, and it's an area where the Mirage is simply stellar. The Green Mountain series at one time had a version of the 7'9" 5wt Far and Fine (cheaper components such as a steel stamped reel seat and one less guide) They are of moderate action and two piece. They were not made in all models (usually 5wt and 6wt but I saw a 9wt so there may be others). I had three and sold two and forgot where I threw the other one. Orvis Rocky Mountain Large Arbor Fly Reel 7/8 never got to use them, always on heavier gear, .. "Please add your id on the parcel before return it back ,then we can check it and help to arrange the re-ship for you very soon" Details: orvis, rocky, mountain, large, arbor, reel, spools, storage, pouch, spare. Learn about our commitment "If we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources, we must be willing to act to preserve them." JavaScript is disabled. £75.00. Orvis Fly Fishing Reel Manuals in Adobe Acrobat .PDF If you no longer have the original manual that came with your Orvis fly fishing reel, you can read or print your reel manual online! i prefer the battenkill and even the deliuxe/superfines in the same length over the rocky mt. by rsagebrush » 04/21/07 06:18, Post We bounced the reel (and rod) off a 20-foot drop onto volcanic rocks on the southern coast of Maui, with no loss of functionality, and only a few minor scratches. And a powerful drag can be important. Orvis Rocky Mountian 5/6 Fly Fishing Reel. The Orvis Clearwater Cassette IV Fly Reel may be the best reel in price and construction than any other reel on the market. I learned to fly fish through an Orvis sponsored program, on Orvis gear. The Fly Spin models can be had rather cheaply when compared to their full fly rod brethern. ↳   Ephemera, empherma and Ephemerella..... ↳   Photos, paintings, written stories and talents. I'm not sure if that is just because it's an older rod and most of the info is gone on it or not so hoping someone might be able to give me some input. It will do more for you than buying the latest Winston or Sage Whackinator. I picked up a Winston Nimbus 905 for $345 and since they are discontinued you can find a new one for about that price. Orvis Battenkill 8/9 Fly Reel with 5wt. It's got 6 lbs of drag, which puts it nearly at the top of the class. Spend the $200 on casting lesssons. Of course, as the fly fishing world has evolved, do-it-all has changed considerably. Free shipping for many products! I was a really nice entry level package. i have a new rocky mountain 111 large arbor fly reel which will take lines 4 to 7 weight to go with the reel i also have a new spare spool all items are in boxes and the reel has a neoprene pouch, the price wanted for the reel is £25 and for the spare spool £5 p&p will be added and depending where in the country shall be charged at cost rate. Great Savings Free Delivery / Collection on many items I must say some of the asking prices for Winston WT' and Sage LL's are silly, but I guess that's Ebay. You’ll never mistake it for a Milwaukee or DeWalt, but it comes closer than anything else the industry offers. Sold See item details. The Rocky Mountain replaced the Orvis Green Mountain series of rods. the rod is too stiff for my taste. Ending Friday at 11:38AM PST 1d 20h. They were not made in all models (usually 5wt and 6wt but I saw a 9wt so there may be others). It is in excellent condition having only a few days of fishing in it's lifetime. Orvis is a name that’s as synonymous with fly fishing as Kleenex is with facial tissue. 7 1/2 ft. 2 piece with sock and manufacturer's travel case. I see the more expensive Orvis versions (such as the 8ft 6wt Trout model and others) selling from 125.00 to 200.00 depending on the model. See item details. by Boo » 04/19/07 13:37, Post This was built by by takaheitto » 04/21/07 22:00, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. It throws a mile if needed, is excellent in close, and handles everything in between just fine. This reel is a significant upgrade for any angler. Our fly reel manuals are in Adobe .pdf format, a popular electronic file format for online material. Les meilleures offres pour Orvis Rocky Mountain Large Arbor Mouche Moulinet 5/6wt, Comme neuf non utilisé, avec étui, boxed sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en livraison gratuite! I bought it from a guy who said it was a Rocky Mountain. 5 out of 5 stars (329) 329 reviews. My first graphite rod was a Rocky Mountain series, it was an 8'6" 6wt rod in the early 90's. Any imput is appreciated. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Orvis Rocky Mountain II Made in England Fly Reel at the best online prices at eBay! $200.00 is too much to pay for that rod in my opinion. The Rocky Mountain replaced the Orvis Green Mountain series of rods. Orvis Green Mountain 1. Turn it a quarter turn, this gets knocked down to less than 5lbs. I have a 7'6" Orvis rod that I was told is a rocky mountain but it looks a lot like a superfine. Older Orvis Superfine rods are a treat, that's the same blank as the Rocky Mountain, I guess you could say medium action, for graphite, if you like that sort of thing, I certainly do. Orvis Rocky Mountain Turbine SPOOL Size: III Item Number: 96GK-62-00 CLEARANCE SALE!-High performance, very large arbor design-Die-Cast aluminum – strong, yet lightweight-Special baked enamel finish increases durability-Fleece spool bag with drawstring closure for storage. FWIW, there were a number of Rocky Mountain fly rods--some examples: Small creek, large fishes, Orvis RM is the tool to have. by Cane Head » 04/21/07 16:29, Post No line weight listed. The Clearwater isn’t terribly light, but it feels good in the hand. The Orvis Recon is a Made-in-America fly rod designed as a do-it-all workhorse. It consists of two unused rods in a red velvet-lined vinyl-covered hardwood presentation case. In my opinion, however, it isn't a powerful drag that separates true high performing reels from t… Is that the same taper as the fly/spin model?? Post 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. ORCA Online Forum - Feel free to talk or ask about ALL kinds of old tackle here, with an emphasis on old reels! It’s an effective marketing tool! Ending Dec 26 at 10:37AM PST 9d 19h. Good point, I'm looking for opinions on the fly only taper. Yes, they are the same rod with different handles. I would look around before you spend that money on a used Rocky Mountain. by AusableWulff » 04/21/07 10:27, Post Traditional Orvis standard arbor reels, large arbor flyreels and mid arbor reels … I've been looking into some slower action rods as I've been having some trouble feeling my Echo Base load. or Buy It Now. it's not one of my favorite orvis rods. Other relatively inexpensive rods worth looking into are the Allen and Taylor offerings; both Forum sponsors that run sales from time to time. item 7 GTFT Superlite 7/8 Large Arbour Fly Reel 6 - GTFT Superlite 7/8 Large Arbour Fly Reel. The packages usually came with a fly line, leader and a serviceable reel at least in the Green Mountain and sold for about 200.00 new at the time (late 80s early 90's). by AdirondackJ » 04/19/07 15:37, Post No, you won't need much of a drag, if any, to stop most trout, but if you're looking to chase steelhead or salmon or venture into to salty waters, drag matters. It maxes out at an impressive 10.3lbs, all of which is usable (that ranks it in the top 5)! Les meilleures offres pour Orvis Rocky Mountain III Reel fly fishing reel MADE in ENGLAND sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en … I keep up with older Orvis rods and I agree with the previous poster, $200 is a bit high. Have you considered fiberglass lot folks have tried them really like the slower action. , paintings, written stories and orvis rocky mountain fly reel review and tapered cork handle for tiny trout stream or the classic old... 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