A Chat with Sporting Gentleman, an Orvis Store
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
The Sporting Gentleman is an Orvis dealership that was founded in 1974. We specialize in fly fishing, gifts, and clothing.
What is the experience customers can expect?
Our guided fly fishing includes on-stream instruction, insect identification, casting techniques, and different approaches of catching fish.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
My father was the one who introduced me to the outdoors, and fishing brought me closer to him. The shop was opened in 1974 after finishing my career in academia. We chose Orvis as a dealership based upon the overall expertise and customer satisfaction that they provided.
What do you love most about your job?
An opportunity to meet people with similar interests, and go to many amazing and beautiful places. Making a living doing something that I really love to do.