Superfine Touch 3-weight 8'6" Fly Rod—Full Flex

Our Superfine Touch fly fishing rod offers a balance of power and control.


2¼ oz. 8'6", 4-piece, Full-Flex Fly Rod for 3-wt. line.

Fishing southern tailwaters typically requires tiny flies, delicate presentations, and lifelike drifts. Next time, let the rod do the finesse work for you. Light and smooth, but never rushed, the Superfine Touch 863-4 appreciates a slightly more subtle approach than its tip-flex cousins, and at 8'6", has wonderful mending capabilities, yet loads smoothly, with a Full-Flex action perfectly suited for size 22 Blue-winged Olives or size 24 Zebra Midges. Explore streams large or small, and know that your fly will be in good hands. Made in Manchester, Vermont.


Overall: 4.8/5 starsShow Rating Distribution 4.8 / 5 based on 5 reviews

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  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Full Flex Superfine Touch Delivers - 8/19/2014
    By: from Bloomington, MN

    After using the 3-weight, 8 foot 6 inch Superfine Touch rod I'm very happy that full flex does not mean "wimpy flex." This rod is light in the hand, easy to cast, and has more backbone than I expected. I was able to cast a full range of dry flies and was impressed by both the distance and the delicacy with which the line and flies responded. Balances perfectly with my Battenkill 11 reel. A real winner!

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Superfine Touch 3-weight 8'6" - 5/19/2014

    Great rod! super light and beautifully finished. I was impressed by its great dynamic range, loads with little line, yet it does very well at longer distances. Very accurate and easy casts.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    OMG - 4/3/2014

    Fantastic rod. Light touch for dropping the fly on the most skidish trout in my home streams of Pennsylvania.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Excellent - 8/7/2013

    Most beautiful fly rod...responsive, well-made and delivered when expected.

  • 4/5 stars 4/5

    Super. Fine. - 4/18/2012
    Top 250 Contributor

    I had never casted, let alone, owned a full flex-rod so I have little to compare it to. I'm certain that if I try others, they will not compare. I am very pleased with (and amazed at) its ability to load with very little line. It's a much welcomed addition to the stable of mid- and tip-flex Helios rods I have. If you haven't tried one you are missing out. I am considering another.

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