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Meet the Winner of the 2013 Orvis-Endorsed Guide Lifetime Achievement Award


Written by: Phil Monahan

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Kowalski has never tired of showing the wonders of Montana to his clients.
photo by Simon Perkins

[Editor’s Note: At the recent 2013 Orvis Guide rendezvous in Missoula, Montana, guide John Kowalski was awarded the second annual Orvis-Endorsed Guide Lifetime Achievement Award. Orvis Vice Chairman Dave Perkins offered these remarks at the event.]

Last year, we introduced a new award, the Orvis-Endorsed Guide Lifetime Achievement Award. We are honored to carry this tradition forward and once again recognize the passion, dedication, and commitment displayed by one of the most influential guides to ever don waders and chase after birds.

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