Helios 2 5-weight 9' Fly Rod—Tip Flex

The Helios 2 is the best fly rod the world has ever seen. Made in USA.

Details

  • The most accurate and versatile 5-weight fly rod we've ever created
  • 2½ oz. 4-piece
  • 9’ 5-wt.
  • Tip-Flex
  • 20% stronger than the original Helios fly rod
  • 20% lighter in hand
  • 100% increase in tip-impact strength
  • Fine-tuned tapers for unrivaled tracking, accuracy, and lifting power
  • Backed by our 25-year guarantee

Why would we take the world's best fly rod and change it? The answer is simple. We're driven by constant improvement. Whether you're slinging streamers at an undercut bank or dropping tricos in a glassy tailout, the 905-4 Helios 2 performs with precision, sensitivity, and brute force when necessary. Put this rod in your hands and feel the rush. Proudly made in Manchester, Vermont, USA.

Rod outfit includes:

  • Helios 2 905-4 Tip-Flex Fly Rod
  • Mirage II Reel - Black nickel
  • Hydros WF5 Trout line
  • 100 yards of 20lb Dacron backing
  • Made-in-USA aluminum rod tube and cloth rod sack

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.
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.
Buy any Helios 2 fly rod, get a FREE Hydros SL reel.
To take advantage of this offer, add any Helios 2 fly rod and any Hydros SL reel to your basket. The reduced price, reflecting the FREE Hydros SL reel, will be automatically applied at checkout. Not valid on rod outfits.

Offer ends December 27, 2016 at 11:59 PM ET

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  • Helios 2 5-weight 9' Fly Rod—Tip Flex $795
  • Outfit - includes Mirage II reel, Hydros Trout line $1,319 
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