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Freshwater Rods

Freshwater Fly Rods

Shop our vast selection of freshwater rods from the world's finest manufacturers including Douglas, Hardy, Orvis, Winston or Loomis. Whether fishing trout, bass, salmon or steelhead, we've got you covered.

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Orvis - Clearwater 9' 5wt

The Clearwater 5-Weight 9' Fly Rod is a standard for western rivers and bigger eastern water. Not only does it have the length to reach out and con...

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Lamson Guru 9' 5wt Fly Rod

Mentor, expert or master of a certain knowledge. In your pursuit of fly fishing enlightenment, look to the Guru for guidance on the journey. This ...

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Redington Wrangler Trout Kit 9' 5wt Fly Rod

There's always one more way to throw a fly, and that's your way. The Wrangler Kit and caboodle come loaded to kick start your fly fishing journey. ...

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Sage R8 Core 9' 5wt Fly Rod

Our Thoughts: The 9' 5wt is the best overall trout rod there is, and the Sage R8 Core's modern-fast action fits that mold perfectly. This rod is pe...

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Hardy Zane Pro 9' 8wt Fly Rod

The Zane Pro rod continues Hardy's premier position with high performance salt water fly rods. Using the finest high modulus carbon fibers and t...

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Redington Butterstick V3 7' 3wt Fly Rod

The BUTTER STICK brings nostalgic design from the days of shag carpet, roller disco, and Hendrix rippin'. And like all things good and vintage, it...

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Sage Foundation 9' 5wt Fly Rod

OVERVIEW Whether you are a guide on the Madison or exploring your backyard waters, the FOUNDATION series delivers the signature Sage feel. For over...

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Sage Dart 7'6" 3wt Fly Rod

The small water DART features a short-range fast action for chasing wary trout in still and clear water, close quarters, or obstacle-ridden streams...

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Orvis - Helios 3D Blue 9' 7 weight

Our Thoughts: We like to spend our times throwing streamers and pursuing warmwater species in our backyard, and we have found few rods better for t...

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Douglas - LRS - 890-4

With the Douglas LRS Fly Rod Series, Head Rod Designer Fred Contaoi has brought high-end performance to a price point for every angler, redefining ...

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Sage - Salt R8 - 9' 12wt

OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Orvis Helios 3D White 9' 6wt

Our Thoughts: The 9' 6wt Orvis Helios 3D is the perfect rod if you're looking for a heavy do it all rod. Although delicate dry fly presentations ar...

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Orvis Recon 9' 5wt Fly Rod

If ever there was a standard for all-around performance on larger streams, rivers, and lakes for multiple species of fish, it's the Recon 5-Weight ...

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Orvis Recon 10' 4wt Fly Rod

The Recon 4-Weight 10' 4-Piece Fly Rod offers extended reach for mending and line control in a mid-weight trout rod. Whether swinging streamers acr...

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Douglas Sky G Fly Rod - 9' 4wt 4pc

The distinguished Douglas SKY G Fly Rod Series leverages technology in its quest to achieve fly rod perfection. It’s wonderfully lightweight and em...

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R.L Winston - Alpha+ 9' 7wt

FOR BIG FLIES, BIG LINES, AND BIG FISH These fast-action rods were specifically designed to cast heavy and oversized lines, as well as large, bulky...

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Hardy Marksman 9' 5wt Fly Rod

In the fluid environment that we ply our craft, the demands are ever changing. Few days truly hit the mark to be deemed "perfect" although it can b...

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Redington Classic Trout 9' 5wt Fly Rod

Designed especially for the trout angler. The moderate action of the rod provides the delicacy needed for technical spring creeks, yet packs enoug...

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Sage Sonic 9' 5wt Fly Rod

OVERVIEW Whether laying down dry flies with finesse or delivering streamers to distant reaches, the SONIC family of rods provides uncompromised ver...

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Sage Salt R8 9' 9wt Fly Rod

OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Orvis - Helios 3D Blue 9' 10 weight

The Story Helios 3D 10-Weight, 9' Fly Rods are designed for exceptional accuracy but with enhanced power. They are the most accurate fly rods ever ...

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Orvis Helios 3F 9' 5wt

Our Thoughts: The 9' 5wt Orvis Helios 3F is one of the best do-all trout rods out there. It has a softer tip which allows to easier loading and cas...

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Orvis Helios 3F 9' 4wt

Our Thoughts: The 9' 4wt Orvis Helios 3F is one of our favorite lighter do-all rods. The rod has a softer tip which allows for easy loading and cas...

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Orvis Helios 3F 10' 6wt Fly Rod

Our Thoughts: The 10' 6wt Orvis Helios 3F provides an ideal action for all purpose stillwater fishing. The rod has a relatively softer tip which ma...

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Hardy - Ultralite 9' 5wt

Our Thoughts: One of our best selling 9' 5wts, the Hardy Ultralite has the perfect taper to do everything a trout fisherman does on a daily basi...

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Orvis Clearwater 9' 7wt Fly Rod

The Clearwater 7-Weight 9' Fly Rod is at home in a number of situations, from throwing heavy streamers and nymph rigs to trout, to dropping big pop...

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Douglas - LRS - 590-4

With the Douglas LRS Fly Rod Series, Head Rod Designer Fred Contaoi has brought high-end performance to a price point for every angler, redefining ...

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Douglas - Sky G - 590-4

The distinguished Douglas SKY G Fly Rod Series leverages technology in its quest to achieve fly rod perfection. It’s wonderfully lightweight and em...

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R.L Winston - Pure 9' 4wt

Our Thoughts: The 9' 4wt Winston Pure is a great lightweight do-all trout rod. This rods versatile action allows for delicate dry fly presentations...

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Scott - Session 8' 3wt

Great for small stream trout fishing with dries and small nymphs. This model is also a perfect match for targeting panfish in lakes with small nymp...

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Hardy Marksman Z 9' 11wt Fly Rod

There are few environments that can offer the challenge of the salt. Smooth early morning runs through thick air across nervous liquid silver flat...

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Lamson Cobalt 9' 8wt Fly Rod

Gun Control No, not that kind. But “hand cannon” might be a term that comes to mind when you’re on the flats with a Cobalt rod.Think of your fly as...

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Scott Centric 9' 5wt Fly Rod

Effortless control best describes the Centric 9054. This rod easily generates blistering fast tight loops all the way to gentle open loops. The ab...

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Redington Wrangler Trout XL Kit 9' 6wt Fly Rod

There's always one more way to throw a fly, and that's your way. The Wrangler Kit and caboodle come loaded to kick start your fly fishing journey. ...

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Redington Classic Trout 7'6" 3wt Fly Rod

Designed especially for the trout angler. The moderate action of the rod provides the delicacy needed for technical spring creeks, yet packs enoug...

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Sage Sonic 9' 6wt Fly Rod

OVERVIEW Whether laying down dry flies with finesse or delivering streamers to distant reaches, the SONIC family of rods provides uncompromised ver...

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Sage Salt R8 9' 11wt Fly Rod

OVERVIEW Most salt rods are built for pure power and ultimate strength—that is table stakes for the venue and the discipline. With our new R8 graph...

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Sage R8 Core 10' 4wt Fly Rod

Our Thoughts: The 10' 4wt Sage R8 Core is the ideal Colorado nymphing stick. Its longer length allows for high-sticking, easier mending, and perfec...

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Sage Maverick 9' 10wt Fly Rod

OVERVIEW A rock-solid go-to saltwater rod. Built with a powerful blank for quick shots and pulling on hard fighting ocean-dwelling gamefish, the MA...

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Sage Igniter 9' 6wt Fighting Butt Fly Rod

OVERVIEW The most demanding conditions require a different kind of tool. Strong head wind? Fish at distance? Bulky rigs? Heavy sink-tips? The IGNIT...

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Sage Foundation 9' 7wt Fly Rod

FOUNDATION 790-4 Equipped with a high-performance blank (Graphite IIIe), the FOUNDATION has a fast action providing excellent casting power and eff...

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Sage ESN 10'6" 3wt Fly Rod

OVERVIEW Our ESN was designed specifically for Europeanstyle nymphing techniques developed to maximize catch rates. Built with a KonneticHD backbon...

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Orvis Helios 3D White 9' 12wt Fly Rod

The Story We designed the Orvis Helios 3D fly rod to cast at impressive distances without sacrificing power—and it hits the mark every time. We’ve ...

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Hardy Aydon 9' 6wt Fly Rod

Our Thoughts: The Hardy Aydon 9' 6wt is an amazing budget friendly, heavy do-all rod. This rod is made for the fisherman that consistently throw...

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Hardy Aydon 9' 5wt Fly Rod

Our Thoughts: Then 9' 5wt Hardy Aydon was our best selling budget 5wt in 2023 for a reason. This rod flat out performs regardless of the conditi...

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Hardy Ultralite 8' 4wt Fly Rod

Our Thoughts: The 8' 4wt Hardy Ultralite is the perfect dry fly rod. Built with a short taper that allows for incredibly accurate shots even whi...

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Hardy Ultralite 10' 6wt Fly Rod

Our Thoughts: The Hardy Ultralite 10' 6wt is the ultimate stillwater rod and the shop's absolute favorite. It's a shame they're updating this ro...

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