RS2

A must have emerger fly pattern for any trout fisherman.

Details

An essential tail water fly pattern and a killer emerger. But it shouldn't be treated as a traditional emerger. Fish it as a nymph for best results. Present at the holding level of the fish underwater, instead of a traditional emerger presentation. If you are a fly fisherman interested in tying your own RS 2 flies, see our fly pattern recipe below.
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Reviews

Overall: 4.6/5 starsShow Rating Distribution 4.6 / 5 based on 11 reviews

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10 of 11 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

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    3/14/2014
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  • 3/5 stars 3/5

    another BWO imitator - 3/4/2014
    By: from somewhere on the South Holston River

    I got this as a BWO imitation. I fished it without luck on the South Holston. These fish were rising to unseen bugs some distance away, I tried a BWO dry fly before this one. I thought the fish might be hitting emergers in the surface film, but I could not get them to bite. I did catch fish on #18 soft hackles and #16 prince nymphs in that same spot?

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    RS2 For Brookies - 2/27/2014
    By: from Madison, MS

    I fish a lot in the Smokey Mountains for native Brook Trout and this has become one of my go too flies. Can't beat this one. Tying quality on these is awesome. Each one is good to go for a full days fishing. Highly recommend the Orvis flies! Thanks!

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    go to fly - 5/21/2013
    By: from Old Bridge, N.J.
    Top 1000 Contributor

    never leave home without some of these, fish are always on at sometime of the day

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    emerger heaven - 12/27/2012
    By: from Beaumont, TX
    Top 1000 Contributor

    Just fish these like you would any emerger you'll catch fish

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Great fly - 12/25/2012
    By: from Somerset, Pa.
    Top 100 Contributor

    A well tied fly. The RS2 isn't a difficult fly to tie but nonetheless Orvis' are top notch. It's one of my go to flies when nothing else may be working. Caught a nice 19" rainbow with it on the Wautauga River recently with it.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    11/19/2012
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    10/11/2012
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  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Thanks to Report - 2/3/2012
    By:

    I checked the Orvis Fly Fishing report and ordered the fly. The report was right on and the fly was productive

  • 4/5 stars 4/5

    12/7/2011
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