Helios 2 Freshwater Fly Rods Are The Finest Rods Yet From Orvis
Helios 2 Fly Rods are light with great in-hand feel. Top of the line power with gorgeous aesthetics make this one of the best rods Orvis has ever developed. Built by craftsmen who fish the Helios 2 rod is the ultimate freshwater fly rod for almost any situation. The special taper delivers bulls eye accuracy with a smooth casting stroke. Incredible strength and power, make the Helios 2 fly rod cast easier in all conditions. Available in three or four-piece sections, the Helios 2 fly rods come in all line weights for all fly-fishing applications. A custom-finished reel seat completes the sleek look of these freshwater fly rods, allowing the rod to stand out in a crowd. Pick up the Helios 2 and make a cast and you will realize instantly why these are the best fly rods made.
The Helios 2 is a featherlight war club that defies the laws of physics and has the backbone of an I-beam. Lighter in hand and 20% stronger than any rod we’ve ever developed, it transitions energy directly from your brain to the fly and casts with the precision of a laser pointer. Made by hand in our Vermont rod shop.
Featuring all-new tapers fine-tuned to transfer energy along a smoother curve, the Helios 2 offers unrivaled tracking, accuracy, and additional lifting power while maintaining tippet protection. Built with a proprietary material integrated into the tip, the Helios 2’s impact strength is 100% stronger, the dampening has increased, and the swing weight has been reduced by 20% from the original Helios. Finished with striking midnight blue blanks, accenting wraps, crushproof REC Recoil® guides, REC California buckeye burl freshwater reel seats, REC woven graphite saltwater reel seats, black nickel skeletons, super-grade cork handles, and a UV-inhibiting paint coating, the Helios 2 is the finest fly rod we’ve ever produced.
20% stronger than the original Helios
20% lighter in hand
100% increase in tip-impact strength
Fine-tuned tapers for unrivaled tracking, accuracy, and lifting power