Helios 2 8-weight 9' Fly Rod—Mid Flex

This medium action 8 wt. delivers softer presentations with ease.

Details

3½ oz. 9' 4-piece Tip Flex fly rod for 8-wt. line.

Pick up this medium action 8 weight fly rod in Idaho and you're nymphing for steelhead. The snow falls all around you as you power a cast into a tempting seam. Pick up this rod in Texas and you're battling both the wind and a school of redfish. The sun sears overhead as golden tails glimmer in the saltgrass. Pick up this rod anywhere and you'll see all the time, energy, and work we put into it. We'd be happy for it to be yours. 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

  • Reviews

      Awards

      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.
      Trout and Salmon Recommends for 2013. Recipient of "Recommended for 2013" award from Trout & Salmon magazine.

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      • Helios 2 8-weight 9' Mid Flex Fly Rod £765.00
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