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Orvis Helios 3F 8'4" 3wt Fly Rod

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Original price $998.00
Original price $998.00 - Original price $998.00
Original price $998.00
Current price $698.00
$698.00 - $698.00
Current price $698.00

Our Thoughts:

This is one of those rod models that has most people scratching their head wondering what it's used for. Well the wonder is over, we've found that 8'4" 3wt Orvis Helios 3wt is one of the best dry fly rods for our local waters. This rod can handle all fishing scenarios from creeks, small freestones, small alpine lakes, and tailwaters. The rod is extremely delicate and places dries down like a natural bug, but it surprisingly has more than enough backbone to handle the caliber of fish seen in our local waters. 

Here's What Orvis Has To Say:

Helios 3D 3-Weight, 8'4" Fly Rods offer enhanced accuracy and feel at mid-range distances. The Helios 3F 843-4 is a pure dry-fly rod that offers a refined length with the delicate feel and accuracy desired to make perfect dry fly presentations. This model has been around for decades and is a favorite among dry fly purists. Now in its latest incarnation it offers uncanny accuracy and the ability to drop a dry fly gently in a precise feeding lane where the difference is of a couple of inches is all the difference in success and failure. No cast ever thrown is identical to any other cast ever thrown. The variables of caster, rod, and conditions are too great.

Helios 3F was designed to significantly reduce the variables at the point of release, focusing the energy of the cast to the intended target. No matter what happens behind you, the energy of the forward cast is crisply released through a tight window created by the most significant reduction in horizontal and vertical tip frequency ever conceived. It is a rifle in a world of muskets and it autocorrects the variables of the cast to the target with incomparable precision.

  • Helios 3F 8'4" 3-wt.
  • Reel seat is type III anodized aluminum Midnight black w/Matte Storm carbon insert
  • Matte Storm blank
  • Green accent wrap
  • Black/gray main wraps
  • REC recoil snake guides
  • SiC/titanium stripping guides
  • Aluminum rod tube
  • 25-Year Guarantee
  • Made in USA
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