The best starter rod, reel and line outfits are also fantastic value and are perfect for anglers of all ages just starting out in fly fishing. These balanced outfits are built to Orvis’ exacting specifications and are designed to make fly casting as easy as possible. Just add a fly and you’re ready to go fly fishing.
Orvis Encounter Fly Fishing Starter Outfit
Built for the hardcore angler, yet priced with frugality in mind, the Encounter rod series combines state-of-the-art rod design with a smooth, crisp performance - packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader. Just add a fly and you're ready to go fly fishing.
Key Features :
- 4 pce Orvis Encounter Rod
- Matching Orvis Encounter Fly Reel
- Fly reel loaded with an Orvis floating fly line, backing and tapered leader
- Supplied in a protective hard rod tube
8ft 6in #5 4pce : is the best all round freshwater rod for trout fishing and it’s the perfect first rod for any fly angler, particularly for those targeting smaller rivers and lakes.
9ft 0in #5 4pce : is the perfect backup rod for an experienced travelling angler, or great for new anglers on smaller lakes and rivers.
9ft 0in #6 4pce : is another great all rounder, well suited to those slightly larger fisheries.
9ft 6in #6 4pce : is a powerful rod with the extra length that's perfect for larger waters and reaching out on long mends or for nymphing.
9ft 0in #8 4pce : has all the power and performance anyone could ask at a great price. It’s a great backup rod, or a perfect heavier starter outfit for sea trout, small salmon rivers, sea bass or even reservoir trout.
10ft 0in #7 4pce : promises smooth, crisp performance - packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader. *The 10ft #7 also includes two additional size IV spools with Intermediate and Full Sinking Type III fly lines, backing, and leaders.
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|Size/Variant||No. Pieces||Line Rating||Handle Type||Length||Price|
|8ft 6in #5 4pce||4||#5||Half Wells||8ft 6in||188.99|
|9ft 0in #5 4pce||4||#5||Half Wells||9ft 0in||188.99|
|9ft 0in #8 4pce||4||#8||Full Wells||9ft 0in||188.99|
|9ft 0in #6 4pce||4||#6||Half Wells||9ft 0in||188.99|
|10ft 0in #7 4pce||4||#7||Half Wells||10ft 0in||298.99|
|9ft 6in #6 4pce||4||#6||Half Wells||9ft 6in||188.99|
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