I bought it, have used it steelheading several times last year. THE ORVIS COMPANY | MANCHESTER VERMONT 05254 | www.orvis.com Orvis Technical Questions: info@orvis.com or 800-778-4778 IntroductIon Features of your Battenkill Disc reel include: • The best selling reel of all time, Battenkill Disc reels are designed to be durable, smooth operating, and attractive. Orvis Clearwater IV 3.5" Fly Reel with pouch for #6/7/8 Lines. With models from a 1wt all the way up to an 11wt this reel has a model for any angling scenario. Now available in well-balanced sizes IV and V for Spey rods. ↳   Information About Makers and Manufacturers, ↳   Appraisals & Identification of Bamboo Fly Rods. Current bid: US $127.50. Box has some writing on it. Might want to stay away from the Mid Arbor reels by Orvis … BUYER PAYS $9.50 SHIPPING AND HANDLING IN LOWER 48 STATES-WE SHIP WITH DELIVERY … Orvis Battenkill BBS4 Barstock alloy fly reel, Made in England ,case and box £ 99.00 Orvis Battenkill BBS4 Barstock alloy fly reel, made in England, fully ventilated bright finish silver model, 3 ¼” diameter, backplate drag adjuster, fully working, with faintest of tiny marks, comes in Orvis padded case with papers and outer card box. Thanks to all of you who contributed to this post. Top. orvis battenkill fly reel Bundle. Very nice reels and helpful information. 20% lighter than legendary original Battenkill reels. $9.00 shipping. C … Orvis made a very, very coveted fly reel in the nineteenth century. Vintage ORVIS Clearwater III reel MADE IN ENGLAND fly fishing reel with line … Orvis made a very, very coveted fly reel in the nineteenth century. the topic came up on Clark's and there was some very good information. The Battenkill reel series from Orvis has been around almost since the company’s inception. or Best Offer. Welcome to the powerful, technologically advanced, and yet still accessible new generation of Battenkill reels. Listed is an Orvis Battenkill Disc 5/6 Fly reel. by joaniebo » 02/23/19 13:42, Post Details . What year was it made? ... Orvis Fly Reel Fishing Reels, Orvis Fly Fishing Reels, Orvis Mirage Fly Reel, Fly Fishing Reels Fly Reel 5-6 Line Weight, by cutthroat » Sun May 13, 2007 3:36 pm, Post Counter balanced handle, quick release spool tension adjuster on back plate a excellent reel and pouch all in near mint condition any questions please ask. This reel comes in a Orvis branded soft zipper clamshell case. 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! Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Orvis Battenkill Fly Reel Disc 5/6 Made In England w/ Case Two Extra Spools at the best online prices at eBay! ORVIS BATTENKILL REEL A made in England near mint Orvis Battenkill 8/9 disc reel in its Orvis pouch. Vintage Orvis Battenkill Fly Reel 5/6 Made In England with WF-5-F line& case, Click to View Image Album Vintage Orvis Battenkill Fly Reel 5/6 Made In England with WF-5-f Line Backing& case-Excellent Condition-Reel has a light Rub on spool(see picture) NO RESERVE BID! Please check all pictures. I use this with a couple of different reel/line combos one is a Martin MG-7LS reel with a Cortland 444 Peach 6DT line and the other is a Pflueger Medalist 1495 with a Cortland Sylk 6DT line. Time left: d. h. m. s. day. Then came the J.W. I have several of the IV's and V's; great reels! Now available in well-balanced sizes IV and V for Spey rods. These reels are made to provide the angler with a pure connection to the fish; not huge drag system or flashy design. Made in England. by Jack Bright » Sun May 13, 2007 12:36 pm, Post The Battenkill reel is named after the river that flows near Orvis HQ in Vermont and Orvis has offered a “Battenkill” reel on and off since the 1960s. ... Orvis Battenkill Fly Reels - Reel Black Nickel - Sizes I-III. Thanks Howard. So when I saw you were reviewing the bar stock I expected nothing less then the praises you gave it. It's kind of surprising that with Orvis long history and popularity, that someone hasn't written a book about their reels or rods. Click & Collect. Than Orvis went Global. Young Battenkill some time in the 1960's this reel is the exact reel as the J.W. Orvis fly reels were made by Berkley, Scientific Anglers, and I'm sure a number of others. For sale here is an Orvis Battenkill 5/6 reel. Orvis Battenkill Large Arbor V … In fact the drag components are interchangeable. Orvis Battenkill Bar Stock Reels. Battenkill Fly Rod: 8' Cigar: 3/2 : Orvis Impregnated Battenkill 13857: Circa: Condition: Remarks: Donated by: 1952: Excellent: 16/64 & 10/64 Ferules (Material.. Impregnated Split Bamboo) Richard Alexander Thanks. Orvis Battenkill Large Arbor 9/10 Fly Reel with 8 Wt Fly Line Trade In . It has a sheep skin interior to help the reel air out after use. Orvis Battenkill Fly Reel Disc 5/6 Made In England w/ Case C $165.19 0 bids + C $10.21 shipping . Ending Jan 19 at 9:37PM PST 6d 5h. backing … If you look at the photo the reels. by cutthroat » Sun May 13, 2007 8:36 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited, Absolution style by Premium phpBB Styles ↳   Rod makers history, value guide and general discussion, ↳   Link to Orvis Database by Greg Reynolds, ↳   Link to EC Powell's Mechanics of fly casting, Orvis Battenkill "Made in England" Large Arbor Reels, Re: Orvis Battenkill "Made in England" Large Arbor Reels. We painstakingly engineer and test each new addition to our saltwater and freshwater fly reel collection to ensure impressive performance. What I’ve written here should make it clear that the Battenkill Disc isn’t perfect. Free postage. Find the perfect Orvis fly-fishing reel for any application: Saltwater or freshwater, our fly reels perform to exceptional standards. BID WITH CONFIDENCE- SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Excellent older model Orvis Battenkill 8/9 Disc Drag. There has been a long and historically successful line of Battenkill reels through Orvis history. Battenkill V for line weights 9-11, 9.5 oz., 4" diameter The Orvis Battenkill click-and-pawl reels are a ‘minimalist’s dream’. Says Orvis: The Orvis Battenkill Bar Stock Fly Fishing Reels are the best"value for the price" fly fishing reel series on the market today. C $95.69 0 bids + C $19.14 shipping . Every ounce of extra weight has been carved away, leaving a light, durable cage that will provide yearsof use. The Orvis Access is a mid arbour reel, while the Battenkill is an old style small arbour reel. While the earliest Battenkill reels were made by JW Young and Hardy, I believe all Battenkill "Disc" reels were made in England by BFR. Item Information. The dark body and silver spool contrast speaks to me. Made in England. by joaniebo » 01/03/20 14:22, Return to “Ephemera, empherma and Ephemerella.....”, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. All are Battenkill III models loaded with 100 yards of 20 pound backing. Post After the second reel frame made the same rubbing sound, I took both the new reel and the spool back to Orvis yesterday. Made in the UK Note - Comes with Orvis zip case, but the case does have a couple of small punctures in the vinyl on top and bottom (right about where a dog’s teeth would go if they grabbed it thinking it was a new toy…) $150 Orvis Battenkill Bar Stock (BBS) V DEMO – SOLD Orvis Battenkill Disc III – SOLD : ) Use this forum to discuss those things that are related to, directly, or indirectly, fly fishing, i.e., tackle, catalogs, single malt scotch, cigar preferences, pipes, camera gear, etc. Positive click drag is simple and easy to adjust. Battenkill® Reels Reel Diameter Retrieve Speed in Inches Battenkill Bar Stock III 3" 5.1 Battenkill Mid Arbor III 31⁄ 4" 7.5 Battenkill Large Arbor III 35⁄ 8" 10.2 Example of retrieve speed of the three models. Orvis's reels were made in two sizes, a trout size, and a bass size which was the same diameter as the trout size reel only a bit wider. A few scratches. NEW Orvis Rocky Mountain 3/4 Freshwater Fly Fishing Reel, Extra Cartridge & Case. or however that dang word is written! ~. A Battenkill 8', 2 piece made 2/24/70 by Ron White. Feel free to ask questions. Click & Collect . Bought them years ago and never a problem. or Best Offer. I have literally caught over 1000 fish on this reel. Customers are quick to notice the high quality, pristine craftsmanship, and smooth drag of Orvis reels. Orvis Battenkill Fly Reel Disc 5/6 Made In England w/ Case Two Extra Spools. Could you post it again here or lead me to the post on Clarks. Mach Large Arbor Fly Reel. Classics reel, made in England and very simple to change from left hand to right hand retrieve by simply sliding the middle gear off the middle spindle and flipping it over, takes 10 seconds. Battenkill Disc Fly Reel. Lightweight fly fishing reels in this series are machined of aircraft grade 6262-T6 aluminum to tolerances that are much higher than the older die-cast aluminum fly reels. It … Welcome to the powerful, technologically advanced, and yet still accessible new generation of Battenkill reels. by joaniebo » 02/18/19 11:40, Post IT comes with new Cortland 444 classic Sylk DT 4F line and leader. The BBS drag system is an offset disc drag that is also on the Battenkill. Ending Jan 20 at 1:33PM PST 6d 21h. Post Orvis Battenkill BBS4 Barstock alloy fly reel, Made in England ,case and box £ 99.00 Orvis Battenkill BBS4 Barstock alloy fly reel, made in England, fully ventilated bright finish silver model, 3 ¼” diameter, backplate drag adjuster, fully working, with faintest of tiny marks, comes in Orvis padded case with papers and outer card box. This is sort of an off topic area but one related to bamboo and fly fishing. JW Young stepped up for Orvis when Hardy let them down. • Counterweighted spools for vibration-free operation at high … This reel has a few minor scuff marks on it from many years of enjoyment but is in overall great condition. $125.00. Vortex VO2 Fly Reel. Rocky Mountain … Thanks Ron. Why redesign one of the best selling reels of all time? They published it themselves to commemorate their 125th Anniversary, in 1980. I'd suggest starting with Ben Wright's pioneering book on spinning reels, which covers the Italian-imports that were sold under the Orvis name. Free shipping for many products! Sold. These reels are traditional, classic, and ultralight. I believe it was a Martin reel that is the spitting image of the Orvis Green Mountain. $110.00. This exact reel has been my 8wt workhorse! Thanks in advance. Another maker of quite a few fly reels was Hardy of England. Orvis Battenkill Disc 8/9 WT Fly Reel Made In England With Case Lot A18. Older models were made by a number of different manufacturers including BFR (British Fly Reels) … Thanks again. Free postage. Orvis Battenkill Lightweight fly reel made by J.W. by Loogie » 02/20/19 10:58, Post Whether you’re wrangling big Tarpon in the salt or targeting trout on a 5wt, the Mirage is the right tool for the job. Vtg Orvis Luxor Nylon Fishing Leader Tippet Line Made in France Pezon & Michel. I'm sure it is long out of print, but you might check with Orvis. ORVIS BATTENKILL FLY REEL Made in England Fly fishing reel 3/4 weight with case. I’m not sure that all of these reels / spooks were made in England as there are three-spoke and four- spoke LA reels that were sold. $170.00. Shipped with USPS First Class. 3" You are bidding on a previously owned and in good working condition... more Orvis Battenkill Disc Reels - (Sizes I-V) $98.00 to $119.00. I just ordered The Orvis Story. How about this Martin I posted on fiberglassflyrodders? £280.00. Underneath that mid arbor is the same sealed drag system found in the Hydros SL incorporating six interacting carbon and stainless drag surfaces. I have not seen an Orvis … This case is sized for a small to medium(5- 6 wt. Discontinued Orvis Fly Fishing Reels. I called a few of the Orvis Outlets … Get the best deals on Orvis Battenkill Spool when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Click Photos to Enlarge Description: Orvis Battenkill Disc 5/6 Fly Reel. These reels are traditional, classic, and ultralight. A Battenkill is a classic click-and-pawl drag reel from the well-known brand, Orvis. Rockthief Bamboo Fanatic Posts: 1023 Joined: 11/18/07 00:00 Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon. It has a 3 weight fly line on it that’s in good condition. The larger arbour of the Access means that line comes off in wider coils when you get closer to the spool, though at the outer edges there's very little difference. Orvis DXR fly reel … The existence of this reel is made possible by the fact that under those classic lines hides a great deal of modernity. A minimalist's dream, the all-new Battenkill features a classically styled, yet technically enhanced, four-position click-and-pawl drag system that is adjusted internally and is designed to work in tandem with the palm of … shipping. There are rivets on the back of the frame, and the spindle cap appears to be the same as on the Hardy- Read more. This reel is by far one of the best mid priced reels that I have tried. Orvis Battenkill BBS III Fly Reel. Milled from aircraft aluminum, this fly reel offers the best in structural durability. Click & Collect. Read more. You posted a photo on Clarks a few days ago that I can't find. or Best Offer. I own a Battenkill from the late 90’s and I have used a friends large arbor and they are both solid reels. Specifically dates of manufacture and which were clones of other reels or which reels cloned Orvis reels. Some of my very favorite, and most used, reels are the discontinued Battenkill Large Arbor reels that Orvis previously made in England. Classic black in color. Orvis fly reels were made by Berkley, Scientific Anglers, and I'm sure a number of others. Orvis BATTENKILL DISC 3/4 FLY Fishing REEL Made In England w/ WF4F Line Up for sale is this used Orvis Battenkill 3/4 Disc fly reel. Details about Orvis Battenkill Fly Reel Disc 5/6 Made In England w/ Case Two Extra Spools. Quite awhile back,(maybe 15+ years ago), I learned that Orvis "Outlet Stores" might have some of "Demo" large arbor reels available at prices significantly lower priced than the then-current retail prices. The case was in storage for the past 10 years. Orvis Battenkill fly reels feature a simple design and flawless construction making them the perfect click-and-pawl fly reel for nearly any freshwater fishing situation. Orvis Battenkill Disc Fly Reel 5/6 with Line - Vintage Made in England - 'Used' £46.00. Easily converts from right to left-hand wind. Battenkill Fly Reels Control your fish by palming this classic click pawl fly reel. Some of my very favorite, and most used, reels are the discontinued Battenkill Large Arbor reels that Orvis previously made in England. Orvis Battenkill Disc 5/6 Made in England Fly Fishing Reel Weight: 4.2 oz. If you zoom in you will see the "demo" inscription. With its traditional appearance, great value, and proven disc drag system, the Battenkill Disc continues to enjoy great popularity, despite the series being discontinued by Orvis. Housing of the reel is grey with a black Orvis logo on one side and a brass colored Orvis medallion on the other side. by joaniebo » 02/20/19 10:06, Post Simple design and flawless construction make this the perfect click-and-pawl fly reel for nearly any freshwater fishing situation. I sold an ex+ reel a few years back and regret it. Ended up trading, for a few dollars more, for the Battenkill Bar Stock (BBS) reel of the same size. Sth also made many reels for them, including the very nice Orvis Presentation click pawl reels. An Orvis Battenkill BBS 3 alloy trout fly reel Made in England, 3" diameter , bright finish, silky smooth reel with drag adjuster to the backplate, we're told its fitted with DT4 line and backing and comes with leaflet and Orvis padded reel case, all condition 9/10 Reel is in great condition has slight wear from normal use. Add to Wishlist. This is a used Orvis Battenkill Disc 3/4 Fly Fishing Reel Made in England. The five strong. Battenkill Large Arbor Big Game Reel . These reels are made to provide the angler with a pure connection to the fish; not huge drag system or flashy design. A review of my Orvis Battenkill III fly reel from a new fly fishermen. Another that skipped my feeble brain was the Orvis LORD I and II were made by a Swedish maker; 'MORIN' I believe with a superb drag system. $110.00. Sold. All internal parts are anodized or stainless steel to prevent corrosion. Made for the enthusiastic trout angler, the Battenkill keeps small-reel functionality without adding unnecessary design features that … Man, so much to learn. Ending Wednesday at 7:07PM GMT 2d 1h. The adjustable drag is smooth and strong. ORCA Online Forum - Feel free to talk or ask about ALL kinds of old tackle here, with an emphasis on old reels! This was my favorite 3/4 weight fly reel that I used on my Dickerson bamboo fly rod. by Igloo lake » 02/19/19 15:47, Post Post by Jim Lowe » 06/03/09 08:59. The Hardy Uniqua from around that period of time is the same reel as the MK Battenkill except it's not ported. SUPERB VINTAGE ORVIS BATTENKILL 8/9 DISC DRAG FLY REEL, Please read the TERMS OF SALE below prior to bidding. by Brian Shaffer » 02/19/19 07:19, Post Condition: Used. Orvis Mach V1 large … Machined from bar stock 6262-T6 aircraft-grade aluminum for durability and low weight ; Anodized black or titanium finishes are more durable than the painted finish on die-cast reels; Stainless steel gearing is durable and virtually maintenance-free; Adjustable Rulon offset disc drag mechanism recognized as the most … With zippered case. Orvis Battenkill Lightweight fly reel. Orvis manufactures its wheels with different colors and thickness to match a variety of fishing needs. Orvis Battenkill BBS 4 black alloy trout fly reel UK Made ... Orvis Battenkill 7/8 Disc fly reel with spare spool and lines & Orvis bag £ 99.00. Calling Orvis has been only minimally helpful. Free shipping . Free shipping on many items ... Orvis Battenkill Disc 3/4 Fly Fishing Reel Made in England With Fly LIne. THE ORVIS COMPANY | MANCHESTER VERMONT 05254 | www.orvis.com Orvis Technical Questions: info@orvis.com or 800-778-4778 IntroductIon Features of your Battenkill Disc reel include: • The best selling reel of all time, Battenkill Disc reels are designed to be durable, smooth operating, and attractive. It was written by Austin Hogan and Paul Schullery, and is titled THE ORVIS STORY. Both reels are in very good condition and function perfectly. Orvis Encounter Fly Reels . The staff is very helpful, their information seems very limited. Mirage Large Arbor Fly Reel . The Battenkill reels by Young based on the Beaudex are my favorites, just based on looks. Battenkill Mid Arbor Fly Reel. Approximately C $162.72 (including shipping) [ 2 bids] Your … This version features a new sealed multi-stacked drag system. The 3/4 model will hold about 120 yds. by gadabout » Sun May 13, 2007 10:48 am, Post 2 bids. by gadabout » Sun May 13, 2007 7:56 pm, Post by cutthroat » Sun May 13, 2007 5:28 pm, Post Orvis Battenkill Made in England Reels. Condition is "Used". I have been hoarding these reels for a few years and was informed by the Mrs I need to downsize as I don't even have rods to put them all on at this point. There's no such thing as a fly fisherman wholly satisfied with his casting performance. " Should be good reading. Young Beaudex, with the exception of a silver spool with a different porting pattern. Simple design and flawless construction make this the perfect click-and-pawl fly reel for nearly any freshwater fishing situation. Quick View. Free postage. This is a nice rod similar in function to the Model 99 but it handles a heavier line better so I tend to use it for bigger flies … $7.99 shipping . 0 bids. by Ron Mc » Sun May 13, 2007 3:11 pm, Post Bring in fast and feisty predator fish with a lightweight, high-tech reel. I'd look for a copy with some of the hunting and fishing book dealers, such as ORCA's own Gary Estabrook, who is one of the largest sporting book dealers in the country. Large arbor, single action, rim control fly reel made in England with the popular"scooped" handle profile. The Orvis Battenkill Disc fly fishing reel has gone through many changes over the years. Our fly reel manuals are in Adobe .pdf format, a popular electronic file format for online material. by Brian Shaffer » 02/20/19 12:23, Post The Battenkill was the work horse for many years of the Orvis line of fly reels. Orvis Battenkill 3/4 Disc Fly Reel Made In England. a fine Orvis Battenkill 8/9 fly reel, made in England, always a popular model, reel maasures 85mm diameter, wide drum with U shaped line guide or left or right-hand wind, backplate drag adjuster works well,correct 60mm smooth alloy foot, retaining most original finish comes with fly line and Orvis padded zip case. I think Frank Longcast is pretty close on price, maybe a bit higher if in excellent shape. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Orvis Battenkill Disc 5/6 Fly Fishing Reel Soft Case Made in England at the best online prices at … Made in England. by gt05254 » 02/23/19 06:57, Post $9.60 shipping. Zero startup inertia and an incredibly … The whole Battenkill series is great. Clearwater Fly Reel. Ideal for freshwater, an affordable option for light saltwater. Orvis trade reels are an interesting subject. Time left: 6d 06h . by cutthroat » Sun May 13, 2007 11:31 am, Post Orvis knew they could build an evenbetter reel. The first Orvis reels had a ventilated spool and were made of nickel plated brass, later Orvis offered a solid nickel silver version of this reel. Currently LHW. How does the Battenkill compare to the Orvis Access fly reels? One 3/4 and one 5/6 reel. Simple, trouble free, and easily accessible in price-the ultimate in function and simplicity throughout the years. Ron is correct as well, BFR made a nice check system. I refused to buy any more Orvis reels, but guess what. Post by Rockthief » 06/03/09 11:39. those appear to have been made … ↳   Rod making, restoration, repairs and discussion on those related topics concerning bamboo rods. Insert paperwork and original box. Condition is "Used". Free shipping. Simple, trouble free, and easily accessible in price-the ultimate in function and simplicity throughout the years. maximum) fly reel. And it is flawless. by Jack Bright » Sun May 13, 2007 5:28 pm, Post A minimalist's dream, the all-new Battenkill features a classically styled, yet technically … The Battenkill Bar Stock (BBS) Fly Reel owes basic design elements to the best-selling fly reel in history, the Battenkill fly reel. Battenkill fly reels offer four different settings of drag and are an excellent choice of fly fishing reel for beginners and experienced anglers alike. I have have owned this reel for many years and just do not use it anymore, your gain. Are there any Orvis collectors here and does anyone know where I can find a good copy of the Madison manual. by cutthroat » Sun May 13, 2007 1:56 pm, Post I'd suggest starting with Ben Wright's pioneering book on spinning reels, which covers the Italian-imports that were sold under the Orvis name. Sales person was nice enough, and gave the great Orvis service, but don't think he really believed me. Vintage Orvis Madison Fly Reel British Made With Pouch. The larger arbour of the Access means that line comes off in wider coils when you get closer to the spool, though at the outer edges there's very little difference. $10.89 shipping. I am assuming from your post you are talking about Orvis trade reels from the 1930s-present. The porting and finish pay unmistakable homage to the Battenkills of the past, but this reel incorporates Orvis' best-selling mid-arbor design. by Reel Geezer » Sun May 13, 2007 7:48 pm, Post $125.00. Simple, trouble free, and easily accessible in price-the ultimate in function and simplicity throughout the years. Some of my very favorite, and most used, reels are the discontinued Battenkill Large Arbor reels that Orvis previously made in England. " Where are Battenkill reels made? The Mirage is made to battle big fish and has one of the smoothest drags on the market today. There has been a long and historically successful line of Battenkill reels through Orvis history. Orvis Battenkill Disc 5/6 Fly Reel Made in England in Soft Case Works Great!!! hour. Quite awhile back,(maybe 15+ years ago), I learned that Orvis "Outlet Stores" might have some of "Demo" large arbor reels available at prices significantly lower priced than the then-current retail prices. This drag has been stunningly reliable made from stainless steel and brass components. That was what I was looking for. I have two Made in England Orvis Battenkill Disc Reels for sale. by Loogie » 02/18/19 22:20, Post or Best Offer. 10 Responses to “Rambling Review – Orvis Battenkill Bar Stock II Reel” Bruce June 16, 2011. C $185.01. by Teal » Sun May 13, 2007 8:06 am, Post by Ron Mc » Sun May 13, 2007 4:34 pm, Post 1 bid. A minimalist's dream, the all-new Battenkill features a classically styled, yet technically enhanced, four-position click-and-pawl drag system that is adjusted internally and is designed … Thank you Dr. Todd. Access Mid-Arbor Reel : Battenkill Bar Stock Fly Reel. Current Orvis Fly Fishing Reels. The reel is in excellent+ condition with only slight wear around the rim. We aim to describe our items fully and document their condition … Orvis bought BFR in the early 90s before moving manufacturing to China 10-12yrs later, prior to which the BBS (Battenkill Bar Stock) had already taken its place in the lineup. Reel has 3/4 weight floating line on it. I even still have the boxes they came in. This book has some great old photos of top anglers with their Orvis rods and historical photos from the early 20th century. Young. The reel is built of 6061 T6 aircraft … I called a few of the Orvis Outlets … This latest Battenkill Disc version is true to its heritage in … Sorry no warranty card. It is, however, is very, very good and only $150. Just a few years ago a very, very good fly reel at $150ish dollars was simply unimaginable. Gifted my friends Son three Christmas's ago with an … The Battenkill was the work horse for many years of the Orvis line of fly reels. Orvis Battenkill 3/4 Disc Fly Reel Made In England. by cutthroat » Sat May 12, 2007 6:53 pm, Post The listing has ended. 26 watching *NEW UNUSED* Orvis Battenkill Bar Stock IV Fly Reel BBS 4 6-9WT. The reel is lined with a sink tip line. The original Battenkill fly reels were originally manufactured in England. Orvis trade reels are an interesting subject. £45.00. C $116.11 16 bids + shipping . Thanks Ron. Discover premium fly-fishing reels made from the highest quality materials, promising unparalleled performance in freshwater or saltwater scenarios. These reels are made in the U.S.A., a testament to Orvis craftsmanship, artistry, and attention to detail. With his casting performance. trade in the perfect click-and-pawl fly reel, is very helpful, their information seems limited. 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