Helios 2 5-weight 8'6" Fly Rod—Tip Flex
If there were a Hall of Fame for fly rod models, the 8'6", 5-weight would have been voted in unanimously. One of the most popular lengths and weights in the world, the fine-tuned Helios 2 tapers breathe new life into a beloved classic. From small-stream boulder hopping to launching rubber-legged foam-bodied hoppers from a boat, this fast-action Helios 2 will finally let you retire all the other 8'6" 5-weights you own and help you rediscover why you started fly fishing in the first place. This Helios 2 will be your new first love. Proudly made in Manchester, Vermont, USA.
- 2¼ oz. 4-piece
- 8'6" 5-wt.
- 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
- Rod tube
- Backed by our 25-year guarantee