A canopy of trees blocks out the sky as patches of sunlight dot the stream in front of you. Overhanging limbs and thick bushes reach toward your backcast, inching closer to grabbing your fly and snapping your tippet. Cramped is an understatement, but you didn't find this spot by accident. You followed the blue line on the map, you trailblazed your way up here, and this plunge pool full of eager trout is your reward. Let the 4-weight, 7' Helios 2 help keep your fly out of the trees and on the water. In this instance, it's fine to come up just a bit short. Proudly made in Manchester, Vermont.
Why would we take the world's best fly rod and change it? The answer is simple. We're driven by constant improvement. Put this rod in your hands and feel the rush. You'll completely understand.
20% stronger than the original Helios 20% lighter in hand 100% increase in tip-impact strength Fine-tuned tapers for unrivaled tracking, accuracy, and lifting power
|Best in Class, as judged by the Gear Institute, 2012|
|Recipient of an Editor's Choice Award from Fly Fusion magazine, 2012|
|Winner of Fly Fisherman magazine's Best New Rod Series award, 2013|
|Winner of Men's Journal Gear of the Year Award, 2012.|
|Winner of American Angler's Gear of the Year Award as one of the best new fly-fishing products chosen by the magazine's editorial staff.|
|Recipient of "Recommended for 2013" award from Trout & Salmon magazine.|