Orvis

Orvis Clearwater® 6-Piece Fly Rod · 8'6" · 5 wt

$249.00

Rod length
8'0"
8'6"
9'0"
Line weight
8 wt
4 wt
6 wt
5 wt
Free delivery: Jun 24 - Jul 1
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The Orvis Clearwater is an accurate, versatile fly rod with a powerful medium-fast action. Orvis designed this rod to have an entry-level price while still performing well enough for any experience level angler. With its powerful blank, this rod is ideal for longer casts and heavier flies in both fresh and saltwater applications. Key Features: - Medium-Fast Action – Orvis designates the action of this rod as medium-fast, making it ideal for most anglers as it accommodates a wide variety of casting styles. - Chrome Snake and Stripping Guides with Ceramic Inserts – The Clearwater is adorned with chrome guides that are durable and allow for smooth line shooting. - 25-Year Guarantee – Orvis stands by their products and the Clearwater is no exception. Anglers can rest assured that their purchase will be protected in the event of an accidental breakage or unlikely manufacture defect.

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Rod length8'6"
Line weight5 wt
Pieces6
StyleSingle hand
ActionMedium, Fast
Water typeFreshwater
ColorBlack
Grip typeReverse half wells
Rod materialGraphite
Fly fishing typeNymphs, Streamers, Dries, Euro
Fishing typeFly
Fish speciesBonefish, Trout
Fly fishing techniqueDry flies, Nymphs / Wet, Streamers, European / Tightline

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26 customer reviews

Best performing travel rod I've owned!

Originally posted at www.orvis.com on Oct 12, 2023
Just received mine this fall, used it in September and a few times in the cool fall weather in Canada and it's been fantastic! I travel for work and in the rod tube I've been able to take the rod in my backpack with some flies and the reel for doing trips and flights without issue. The performance is 1000 times better than my other rods. Fantastic product and very satisfied with every aspect dealing with Orvis!
Location: Cochrane, AB Canada
I would recommend to a friend
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This rod feels and handles as an Orvis rod should.

Originally posted at www.orvis.com on Sep 29, 2023
I got to use my 6 pc. 6 wt 9 ft Orvis Rod numerous times this past summer in Colorado and Wyoming. I like the little dots for easy lineup as you assemble the roof for use. I like it’s compact ease for long walks. It feels and handles comfortably and the cast feels a lot of what I am used to with my Orvis Trident Rod.
Fish BarblessLocation: Tucson, AZ
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