Clearwater Frequent Flyer 8-weight 9' Fly Rod

Pack this 8-weight travel fly rod wherever you go, you'll be glad you did.


If you had to buy one highly capable, yet extremely affordable, big-game rod to cover saltwater and salmon, the Clearwater Frequent Flyer 908-4 would be your best bet. Strong and responsive, and created with both fresh- and saltwater anglers in mind, it is adaptable to any number of situations, from snook and redfish to largemouth and coho. With a reasonable price, and a performance equal to that of rods twice as much, the Clearwater Frequent Flyer 908-4 is an inexpensive and practical way to venture into a new fishing arena. Saltwater reel seat with cork-and-EVA foam fighting butt.

We can all agree that it's not always convenient to bring your fly rod with you—unless it's built in seven pieces. Based on our long-running Frequent Flyer™ travel fly rods—but updated with our best-selling Clearwater® rod technology and cosmetics—our new Clearwater Frequent Flyers may spend weeks on end in the back of your car, but when you fish them, they'll feel like they never left your hand.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 5.0 / 5 based on 7 reviews


7 of 7 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    8 WT. Frequent Flyer Rod - 6/20/2015
    By: from New Jersey

    We travel to the Bahamas three times a year. We have always taken four piece rods. We own a 9 and 8 wt.Helios and a Tfo 8 wt. Mangrove . This rod loads very smoothly. United airlines sometimes gives a hassle with the rods. This is my new Bahamas bonefish rod.It casts effortlessly and has plenty of back bone. It's beautifully made. It would be nice if they made a 9 Wt. too. I reccomend this rod too to experienced and novice casters.

  • 5/5

    backup rod - 3/31/2015
    By: from Tokyo, Japan

    This is my second 8 wt pack rod - a backup for my upcoming Iceland trip. They enable me to travel without a bulky rod case. With my first one, I have fished salmons in Hokkaido, Oregon, Alaska and Nova Scotia with great success. For smaller fish I pack two 5 wt 7-piece Orvis rods - 8' 6" and 9'.

  • 5/5

    great rod - 11/14/2014
    By: from wigan

    great rod, very light, easy to handle, can take it anywhere,

  • 5/5

    Great fly rod - 9/26/2014
    By: from Ga

    I am a beginner in the fly fishing world and purchased this rod to catch bass and carp. I love it. Very versatile and made with great quality. I caught a 3lb spotted bass from one of the rivers in my hometown and it was a great fight!

  • 5/5

    32 Silvers - 9/18/2014

    Fishing on my favorite Silver SalmonRiver in Alaska my 9 weight rod broke about noon after 39 salmon from 12 to 19 pounds. My backup rod was the ORVIS 7 piece 8 weight. For the rest of the day, 41 more silvers, the rod preformed well enough to be my primary rod.

  • 5/5

    Super Rod - 6/2/2014
    By: from Luton, Beds

    Never leave home without it. This rod is always in my truck. I've caught bass, pike, carp, chub and barbel on it and it sneaks into my luggage on every holiday abroad. Once assembled you'd never know it wasn't a 3 piece rod. It's action and casting ability suggest a price tag far in excess of what it actually is!

  • 5/5

    Great Gift - 2/4/2014

    Gave it to my significant other for our anniversary; he was so pleased with it and says it is one of the best gifts he could have gotten.

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