Orvis Helios 2 Saltwater Fly Rod Outfit
All Orvis Helios 2 Saltwater Fly Rod Outfits come with a Helios 2 rod, Mirage Large Arbor Reel, Hydros WF Fly Line, backing, and a carbon fiber rod tube with cloth rod sack.
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.
• 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
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.