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Helios™ 8-weight 9' Fly Rod Outfit—Tip Flex
9', 4-piece, Tip-Flex fly rod for 8-wt. line, 2 7/8 oz.We set out on an adventure to make the world's lightest fly fishing rod. Along the way, we also made the world's best.All you need. Ready to go.We've made it easy for you to choose our finest saltwater outfit, complete with the rod, reel loaded with fly line and backing, and a case to protect and store it. Our top–of–the-line components make this the best saltwater fishing outfit possible. It's complete and ready to go fishing.
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Customer Reviews for Helios™ 8-weight 9' Fly Rod Outfit—Tip Flex
Review 1 for Helios™ 8-weight 9' Fly Rod Outfit—Tip Flex
May 10, 2012
from Atlanta, GA
"Coming from a Sage Launch this rod is a whole other animal. Smoother launch, more control over all throughout the rod, yet still sensitive enough to feel from small rainbows to massive tarpons. I do a lot of saltwater fishing, but lately I've been doing a lot more trout fishing in the rivers and I can use this rod for either. I'll probably invest in a 5-6 wt next but it will always be a Helios."
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Review 2 for Helios™ 8-weight 9' Fly Rod Outfit—Tip Flex
Orvis Does It Right,
June 22, 2009
"The Tackle mgr.@ THe Raleigh, NC store is the best I have ever been exposed to in fly shops ANYWHERE. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Because of him, when I purchase a Red Fish rod, it will be the Helios. There are some good rods out there as you know; Sage, RL Winston, etc. But how you market and treat your customers is different. I own Sage and Winstons not to mention my Orvis Flea and Penn's Creek. Your mgr. @ the Raleigh store helped me make up my mind to buy the Helios 8 wt and Battenkill reel. Thanks ORVIS! And Craig too!"