Mike Gawtry is the Product Line Manager for Fishing and Hunting at L.L. Bean Inc. Starting on the retail sale’s floor in 1996, Gawtry’s experience within the fly fishing industry has evolved from fly-casting instructor, research and testing specialist, product developer, to his most prior position, Divisional Merchandise Manager at the Orvis Company. While product management and sourcing are the most critical skill sets in his current role at L.L. Bean, fly-fishing product development is still his passion. Awarded a B.A. in History and Environmental Studies from Bowdoin College and also a registered Master Maine Guide, Mike tries to spend the majority of his free time hunting and fishing in the great state of Maine.
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