Helios™ 2 8-weight 9' Fly Rod - RDR

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


  • Helios 2 8-weight 9' Fly Rod—Tip Flex
  • The most complete and versatile big-game fly rod we've ever produced
  • 3¼ oz. 4-piece
  • 9’ 8-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

The Helios 8-wt; strong, light in the hand, and deadly accurate. Swing steelhead flies in sub-zero weather or toss Crazy Charlies in triple-digit temperatures; the H2 doesn't care. He's hungry for big flies, big water, and even bigger fish. Give him what he wants. Proudly made in Manchester, Vermont, USA.

    Rod outfit includes:

  • Helios 2 8-weight 9' Fly Rod—Tip Flex
  • Mirage IV in Pewter
  • Hydros WF 8 Saltwater All Rounder
  • 200 yds. of 20 lb. Dacron backing
  • Rod Tube
Personalized hand scribing is available on the rail of the reel seat.
Can be personalized with up to 22 characters.
Allow additional 3 days for personalization.




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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