The Man Behind the Curtain


Written by: Phil Monahan


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Steve Hemkens, Divisional Merchandise Manager for Orvis Rod & Tackle,
releases a hefty Florida tarpon.

Ever wonder who actually thinks up and designs the fly rods you use? The Bonefish on the Brain blog offers us a long interview with our own Steve Hemkens. Steve talks about the development of the Helios and a few other products, while discussing his love of saltwater fly fishing and the destinations that attract him most.

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