Encounter Spin/Fly Combo

Our fly spin combo rod offers the ultimate in flexibility and convenience.


It's a spinning rod. No, it's a fly rod. Actually, it's both. Bringing together the best of both fishing worlds, the Encounter Spin/Fly Combo makes being prepared seem like second nature. Built with interchangeable butt sections outfitted with spin and fly reels-and based on Encounter rod technology and cosmetics-this compact combo fly/spin travel rod means no fish should feel safe. 7' in length. (Spin) 2-6 lb. test, 1/16-3/16 oz. lures; (Fly) 5-wt. Leaders are not included. Imported.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.5 / 5 based on 13 reviews


13 of 13 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 3/5

    Beginner quality - 3/23/2015
    By: from Woodland Park, CO

    I like the idea of the mix and match rod and reels. I wish there was an alignment dot on the rod sections. If I had purchased each part of this combo separately, it would have cost more than this sales price. I had hoped this combo would work for traveling or backpacking, but instead I will keep it at my fishing cabin and allow guests to borrow it.

  • 5/5

    Love it - 2/5/2015
    By: from Atlanta

    Great product! Perfect to leave in the trunk of the car just in case!

  • 5/5

    Excellent Travel Combo - 12/8/2014
    By: from Lagrange, Georgia

    Good quality spinning and fly reels are a big plus to this travel fly and spinning rod and reel combo. Travel carry case is lightweight and has sufficient extra space for a few light tackle items. All in all a great value for the money.

  • 4/5

    Great Combo - 10/14/2014
    By: from MI

    I bought this for my Dad and he loved it, he is getting back in to fishing and he liked the quality plus the ability to spin and fly fish.

  • 5/5

    Nice set up - 9/18/2014
    By: from Jackson NJ

    I received this a few days ago and have not had the opportunity to try it out. The rod is very nice and the two handles make a smooth transition from fly to spin. I was a little disappointed that there was no information about the reels. No direction or breakdown of the reels. I believe that should be included with the set.

  • 5/5

    Great combo rod! - 8/5/2014
    By: from Almont, CO

    I live in Almont, Colorado and this rod is perfect for the Taylor River.

  • 4/5

    Just what I needed.... - 8/4/2014
    By: from Montana

    Needed a rod that was smaller than what I've been taking backpacking with me. This fit the bill and is pretty versatile. I fly fish most often, but every once in a while, cast. The cast rod I had was old, rusty, and falling apart. Not had much of a chance to use it, yet, but quality looks good. Case is nice, but bulky, you'll need something else if you really want to take this much farther than from the car.

  • 5/5

    Good value - 6/20/2014
    By: from Perth Australia

    Only used the spin outfit so far but great piece of gear. Carry case is a bonus. Thanks Orvis.

  • 5/5

    Excellent All-Around Outfit - 6/20/2014
    By: from Las Vegas, NV

    This is a quality outfit with flexibility for different fishing conditions. I like that there are two separate butt sections for the different reels, rather than trying to make a compromised handle that will accept either reel. As a fly rod it has a fairly stiff, fast action. Works well as a spinning rod. The reels are well made and smooth.

  • 4/5

    Great Rod For Bass, Looking Forward to Alaska - 6/4/2014
    By: from VA, AK

    So far has been an excellent spin rod have caught 40+ bass with the largest being 5lbs2oz. Have caught numerous pan fish and Crappie as well. Very fun and active rod whether it's a small fish or a big one. Have not tried out the fly aspect of it yet but will be up in AK soon and will see how it works with some monster trout. Only reason it doesn't have 5 stars is the Bale Arm isn't coming down correctly on every cast and when you are trying to throw a lure under a tree with a quick pick up that's a problem. I may just need to take it apart and oil it, we will see.

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  • Encounter Spin/Fly Combo £225.00
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