Orvis Encounter 8’6″ 5-weight Rod Outfit


Orvis Encounter 8’6″ 5-Weight Fly Rod Outfit
Item No.:  8P42-53-63
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Orvis Encounter 8’6″ 5-Weight Fly Rod Outfit
Item No.:  8P42-53-63

  • 8’6″ 5-weight, 4-piece fly rod
  • Smooth, crisp casting performance
  • A great quality fly rod outfit at an affordable price
  • Packaged with a large arbor Encounter Reel, Weight-Forward Floating Fly Line, Backing and a Leader
  • Comes with a cordura rod tube w/ internal rod section dividers
  • Designed in Vermont
  • FREE Shipping -use code:  ccfsfreeship

Instead of “entry level,” we think of our Encounter rod outfits as “affordable awesomeness.” The 8’6″ 5-weight Encounter rod outfit is the answer to the question, “What’s the first rod I should buy?”. Ideal as an all around rod for trout and light bass fishing, the Encounter is the perfect first rod for any fly angler.

Enter the world of fly fishing with ease, with affordable Encounter fly rods. We offer these economy fly rod outfits in the most popular sizes and line weights, so that there is no guessing on your part. Complete with fly rod, reel, line, and backing, the Encounter package delivers higher quality than any other value package you’ll find, and makes a great gift for new anglers or for any angler looking for a backup fly rod. With six models under $200 each, these discount fly rods make it easy for the novice angler to get in on the sport of fly fishing.  Designed in Manchester, VT. Assembled in Asia.   NOTE- The Encounter series rods are exempt from Orvis’ standard 25-year guarantee, but they do come with a limited warranty against defects in the original workmanship. If, by any means, the rod is deemed defective by the Orvis Rod Shop, Orvis will be happy to replace it.

Rod Outfits include:  Rod, Reel, Backing, Line and Leader all spooled up, ready to go and with a rod tube and reel bag.  The reel is spooled up Left-Hand Retrieve but is easily changeable by the user to right-hand if so desired.  FREE Shipping on these Rod Outfits -use the coupon code: ccfsfreeship. (Another $20-$25 in savings!)

Shop Staff Notes The Orvis Encounter 8’6″ 5-Weight Fly Rod is one of our best selling fly rod configurations and one of the most versatile.  We sell this Encounter 8’6″ 5-wt to lots of folks just starting out in fly fishing and don’t have a lot of money to invest in a new rod.  This rod also makes for a wonderful gift for a youngster.  Of course you’ll get more performance with a Clearwater 865-4 and American-made craftsmanship when you jump up to the Recon 865-4 or Helios 3F 865-4 but if your budget it tight, you’ll truly enjoy this Encounter Rod Outfit.

Encounter Rod Outfits we carry:  Encounter 865-4,  Encounter 905-4,  Encounter 906-4,

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