Helios 2 6-weight 9' Fly Rod—Tip Flex

This fast action 6 wt. feels like a 5 wt. but is as powerful as an 8 wt. Made in USA.


  • A powerful rod that can handle double streamer rigs and heavy nymph setups
  • 2⅝ oz. 4-piece
  • 6-weight 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
  • Covered 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. Every serious angler needs a powerful rod for double streamer rigs and heavy nymph setups. As light as most 5-weights, and as powerful as an 8-weight, this fast-action Helios 2 6-weight 9' fly rod handles anything you can dream up, with power to spare. Proudly made in Manchester, Vermont, USA.

    Rod outfit includes:

    • Helios 2 906-4 Tip-Flex Fly Rod
    • Mirage III Reel - Black nickel
    • Hydros WF6 Trout line
    • 125 yards of 20lb Dacron backing
    • Made-in-USA aluminum rod tube and cloth rod sack

    Learn more about personalizing this fly rod.
    Allow 3 extra days for delivery.


Helios 2 6-weight 9' Fly Rod—Tip Flex is rated 4.8889 out of 5 by 9.
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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 6-weight 9' Tip Flex Freshwater Fly Rod $795
  • Outfit - includes Mirage III reel, Hydros Trout line $1,349 
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