Helios 2 2-weight 6' Fly Rod—Mid Flex

Tuck into small streams and brooks with this ultralight fly rod


1 oz. 6', 3-piece, Mid-Flex fly rod for 2-wt. line.

The delicate beauty of a brook trout is hard to ignore. Flaming red fins capped with snowy white tips emerge from a body dotted with orange specks and blue halos. In tumbling mountain streams, they slash at flies, as eager to eat as they are terrified of the unknown. Bringing one to hand is a joy; fishing for them with the 2-weight, 6' Helios 2 is sublime. The old axiom that claims size doesn't matter? Bull. In this case, the smaller the better. 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

    Rod outfit includes:

  • Helios 2 602-3 Mid-Flex Fly Rod
  • Mirage I Reel - Black nickel
  • Hydros Superfine WF2 line
  • 75 yards of 20lb Dacron backing
  • Made-in-USA aluminum rod tube and cloth rod sack

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    Allow 3 extra days for delivery.

  • Reviews

    Overall: Show Rating Distribution 5.0 / 5 based on 1 reviews


    1 of 1 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

    • 5/5

      Impressed - 7/3/2014

      Just received my brand-new Helios 2 6 foot 2wt Rod I have got to honestly say this is the lightest rod I've ever held in my hands also it's a Midflex Rod and is true to being that! It lays down Dry flies without even a ripple at 20 to 40 feet no prob almost effortlessly ! I love the size of the smaller all cork handle and the fact it is super amazing ultralight rod.Hands down looks and cosmetics of this rod there are no complaints in my books. If you are looking for a great Small stream/Creek Rod look no further this is the premium one BELIEVE ME...even better than the sage txl-f ;)


    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.
    Gray’s Best is considered one of the most prestigious sporting product awards and is chosen by the editors and staff at Gray’s Sporting Journal.
    Winner of the Trident Fly Fishing Poseidon Award and the 2014 5-weight Shootout.

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    • Helios 2 2-weight 6' Fly Rod—Mid Flex $795.00
    • Outfit - includes Mirage I reel, Hydros Superfine WF2 line $1,299.00 
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