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Orvis Encounter Fly Rod Outfit

Orvis Encounter Fly Rod Outfit

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  • Returnable
Rod length
Line weight
8 wt
6 wt
5 wt
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The Story Instead of the term “entry level,” we prefer to describe our Encounter rod outfits as “affordable awesomeness.” Built for the hardcore angler, yet priced with frugality in mind, the freshly updated Encounter rod series combines state-of-the-art rod design with a smooth, crisp performance—packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader. The Encounter rod outfit is easily the best value-priced outfit of its kind. Imported.


  • Encounter® Fly Rod Outfit
  • The perfect outfit for younger anglers
  • 4-piece
  • Smooth, crisp performance
  • Packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader
  • Imported
Single hand
Grip type
Reverse half wells
Rod material
Fishing type
Black / Brown
Water type
Reel or Spool
Arbor size
Fish species
Trout, Bass
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Baily Dent
Baily Dent
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This is a great rod outfit for someone wanting to try the sport out and see if they are going to like it before investing in a better rod. This is not a rod that is going to last you more than a couple years unless you fish very few times a year. It's a great rod for someone that doesn't want to break the bank before deciding if they want to commit to a nicer rod set up. It's very budget friendly since it comes with the rod, reel and line all spooled up and included in the package. It has a limited 5 year warranty which is a nice bonus for an intro rod set up as most don't offer that.

  • Very budget friendly.
  • Great low price starter rod.
  • Includes everything needed to get right on the water.
  • Very limited warranty.
  • Is not able to cast bigger flies and poppers.
  • Not very durable.
Orvis Encounter Fly Rod Outfit
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