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Post 16 May 2021, 17:06 • #1 
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https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/15/busi ... 20was%2093.


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Post 17 May 2021, 07:25 • #2 
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Thanks for the read........Aurelio


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Post 17 May 2021, 19:41 • #3 
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Great article about the history of Orvis and Mr. Perkins history with the company.
Thanks for sharing!


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Post 18 May 2021, 14:23 • #4 
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Another article, this one from TU and not hiding behind a pay wall...

https://www.tu.org/magazine/orvis-icon-leigh-perkins-dies-at-93/


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Post 05 Sep 2021, 06:42 • #5 
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Great tribute to the man!
I met him when I owned an Orvis store in Sarasota in ‘86.
Very dedicated to the sport of fly fishing & conservation.


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Post 07 Sep 2021, 01:51 • #6 
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What a guy!

I met his son, Perk, at a New York State Ducks Unlimited convention. A chip off the ol' block.


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