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Encounter 5-Weight 8'6" Fly Rod Outfit | Orvis Orvis
Encounter 5-Weight 8'6" Fly Rod Outfit | Orvis Orvis
  • Built for the hardcore angler, yet priced with frugality in mind
  • 4-piece
  • 8’6" 5-wt.
  • Smooth, crisp performance
  • Packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader

Instead of “entry level,” we think of our Encounter rod outfits as “affordable awesomeness.” The 8'6" 5-weight Encounter rod outfit is the answer to the question, "What's the first rod I should buy?". Ideal as an all around rod for trout and light bass fishing, the Encounter is the perfect first rod for any fly angler.

Encounter 5-Weight 8'6" Fly Rod Outfit | Orvis

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  • Built for the hardcore angler, yet priced with frugality in mind
  • 4-piece
  • 8’6" 5-wt.
  • Smooth, crisp performance
  • Packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader

Instead of “entry level,” we think of our Encounter rod outfits as “affordable awesomeness.” The 8'6" 5-weight Encounter rod outfit is the answer to the question, "What's the first rod I should buy?". Ideal as an all around rod for trout and light bass fishing, the Encounter is the perfect first rod for any fly angler.