Orvis Helios 3F 8’6″ 4-weight Fly Rod

$898.00$1,260.00

Orvis Helios 3F 8’6″ 4-weight Fly Rod
Rod Only- 2M4B-51-57  or  9 Rod Outfits
FREE Shipping -use promo code: ccfsfreeship
Purchased in Montana so there’s NO SALES TAX

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Orvis Helios 3F 8’6″ 4-weight Fly Rod
Item Numer: 2M4B-51-57;  9 Rod Outfits

  • Helios 3F series -Think “Feel” or “Finesse” in presentation combined with laser point accuracy and crazy lightness in physical and swing weight
  • 8′ 6″ 4-wt fly rod
  • Reel seat is type III anodized aluminum Midnight black w/ Matte Storm carbon insert
  • Matte Storm colored blank
  • Green accent wraps
  • Black/gray main wraps
  • REC Recoil (Nickel Titanium) snake guides
  • SiC/titanium stripping guides
  • Includes made in America aluminum rod tube with cloth rod sock
  • Covered by the Orvis 25-year rod guarantee
  • Made in the USA!  (Yeah for the home team!)
  • FREE Shipping -use promo code: ccfsfreeship

Helios 3F 4-Weight, 8’6″ Fly Rods offer enhanced accuracy and feel at mid-range distances. The Helios 3F 864-4 is a fly rod that will appeal to any trout angler who loves to fish the entire water column. Besides being a dry-fly angler’s dream rod, it can handle small streamers and light nymph rigs with ease. The refined length is not overwhelming and offers precision control along with 3F’s enhanced accuracy with feel. If you’re looking for a spectacular all around trout rod, look no further. 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.  Proudly made in Manchester, Vermont, USA.

Rod Outfits include:  Rod, Reel, Line, appropriate size and amount of colored, Dacron Backing all spooled up, ready to go and with a rod tube and rod bag and reel case.  The reel will be spooled up Left-Hand Retrieve, unless you specify right-hand retrieve in the Notes at check out.  FREE Shipping on these Rod Outfits -use the promo code: ccfsfreeship. (Another $25 in savings!)

OUTFIT #1:  Rod-MIRAGE LT-TEXTURED Line Outfit includes:  The Top-Of-The-Line Best of Everything! (No excuses then!)

OUTFIT #2:  Rod-MIRAGE LT-TEXTURED Line Outfit includes:  The Top-Of-The-Line Best of Everything Orvis! (No excuses then!)

OUTFIT #3:  Rod-MIRAGE LT-SMOOTH Line Outfit includes:  The Top-Of-The-Line Best of Everything! (No excuses then!)

OUTFIT #4:  Rod-MIRAGE LT-MASTERY Line Outfit includes:  The Top-Of-The-Line Rod and Reel and a Good Fly Line

OUTFIT #5:  Rod-HYDROS-TEXTURED Line Outfit includes:  Ultra rod, good reel, ultra textured fly line. If you want to put more emphasis on the rod and the line than the reel.

OUTFIT #6:  Rod-HYDROS SL-SMOOTH Line Outfit includes:  Ultra rod, good reel, ultra smooth fly line. If you want to put more emphasis on the rod and the line than the reel.

OUTFIT #7:  Rod-HYDROS SL-MASTERY Line Outfit includes:  Ultra rod, good reel, very good fly line. If you want to put more emphasis on the rod and the line than the reel.

OUTFIT #8:  Rod-BATTENKILL Disc-TEXTURED Outfit includes:  Ultra rod, good reel, ultra textured fly line. If you want to put more emphasis on the rod than the rest.

OUTFIT #9:  Rod-BATTENKILL Disc-SMOOTH Outfit includes:  Ultra rod, good reel, ultra smooth fly line. If you want to put more emphasis on the rod than the rest.

NOTE on Outfits:  If you want any other reel or fly line that we carry instead of what we have included in these Outfits, please give us a  call or drop us an e-mail and we will put together the Outfit exactly how you want it. The Outfits we have listed above are just our most popular.

Shop Staff Notes:  The Orvis Helios 3F 8’6″ 4-Weight Fly Rod is such a sweet casting dry fly rod! This is a perfect rod for smaller water or for the small dry flies we fish on the Missouri -as long as the w isn’t ripping. The swing on this 8’6″ rod is so incredibly light and smooth and uber comfortable to cast. If you don’t have a strong cast or maybe deal with carpel tunnel or arthritis, then this rod would be an excellent choice.  It has also enough reserve power to fish it with a 5 weight line if you like to fish close or want the rod to load deeper to help punch into the wind. We sell more 9′ rods because many people like the extra length for bigger water but you owe it to yourself to try this rod before you just settle on a 9 footer.

Purchased in Montana so there’s NO SALES TAX

H3D or H3F? – Trying to decide between a Helios 3D and her sister, the Helios 3F?  Here is a nice, short video from our friend, Shawn Combs (the Product Developer for Orvis -not the Hip-Hop artist, P-Diddy -though we’ve heard Orvis-Shawn lay down some mean rhymes after a couple of beers at OGR!):  Orvis – Helios 3 Fly Rod – How to Decide Between D and F Version.

Here’s a couple of other short video about the Orvis Helios 3.  They are just fun videos with good information that makes you understand what all the hype is about.  Orvis Helios 3 – Accurate from Anywhere.   Orvis Helios 3 – Trick Shot Compilation.

Helios 3D Rods we carry:  H3D 904-4,  H3D 905-4,  H3D 906-4,  H3D 907-4,  H3D 908-4,  H3D 909-4,

Helios 3F Rods we carry:  H3F 864-4,  H3F-904-4,  H3F 104-4,  H3F 865-4,  H3F 905-4,  H3F 906-4,  H3F 966-4,  H3F 907-4,

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Rod Only, Outfit 1, Outfit 2, Outfit 3, Outfit 4, Outfit 5, Outfit 6, Outfit 7, Outfit 8, Outfit 9

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