For more than twenty years, the Orvis Company has been recognizing excellence in sporting experiences through its Endorsed Lodges Outfitters and Guides (ELOG) program. The winners of this year’s awards were announced at a ceremony during the 2013 Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Missoula, Montana on April 20. We posted the full list of nominees last week, and now we are proud to recognize the winners!
Orvis Vice Chairman Dave Perkins and VP, Rod & Tackle, Sporting Adventures Jim Lepage go over each deserving winner in the video above. Winners are also listed below. If these amazing experiences look enticing to you, be sure to explore all Orvis Sporting Adventures has to offer right here.
2013 FLY-FISHING GUIDE OF THE YEAR:
2013 FLY-FISHING LODGE OF THE YEAR: It was a tie!
West Yellowstone, Montana
2013 WINGSHOOTING LODGE OF THE YEAR:
Pine Hill Plantation
2013 GUIDE SERVICE OF THE YEAR:
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
Heber City, Utah
2013 EXPEDITION OF THE YEAR:
Fortress Lake Retreat
2013 OUTFITTER OF THE YEAR: It was a tie!
Lopstick Lodge Outfitters
Pittsburg, New Hampshire
2013 INTERNATIONAL DESTINATION OF THE YEAR:
El Pescador Lodge
Ambergris Caye, Belize
2013 ORVIS-ENDORSED GUIDE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
John Kowalski of PRO Outfitters