Our Orvis Encounter Fly Fishing Combo Packages includes everything that you need to get started fly fishing with high-quality Orvis gear. Choose your rod model and species you are targeting, and we'll take care of the rest! This Complete Package includes the Orvis Encounter Fly Rod, Encounter Fly Reel, Orvis floating fly line, Dacron backing, and tapered leader professionally rigged and ready to fish. Also included: premium hardwood ReelFlyRod Ghost Net, Double-sided water-proof fly box loaded with a dozen of the best producing flies for the species you are targeting, the Loon Essentials Kit (Nippers, Hemostats, Zinger), extra SA Tapered Leaders, and an SA 30M Tippet Spool.
ORVIS ENCOUNTER FLY ROD OUTFIT
The Orvis Encounter Fly Rod Outfit is the perfect choice as a beginner fly rod outfit. These Orvis Encounter Outfits deliver higher quality than any other value package that you will find. Encounter rods are surprisingly smooth and easy to cast, with a progressive medium-fast action ideal for any angler. The Encounter rod fishes well in close, can make a delicate dry fly presentation at long distances, and will throw streamers and bass bugs with power. This is the perfect outfit for newer fly fishers to get started on the right foot with quality equipment.
Smooth, easy casting medium-fast action
Anodized aluminum reel seat
Quality reel seat and components
Includes Cordura rod tube with divided interior
Limited Orvis Warranty for defects and craftmanship
ORVIS ENCOUNTER FLY REEL
The Orvis Encounter II Fly Reel is attractive, rugged, and most importantly, has a beefy drag system. These reels are constructed to take plenty of abuse and still perform smoothly. Encounter reels feature a large arbor design to retrieve line faster and help keep line memory free.
Easily converted to either left or right-hand retrieve, Encounter fly reels have a positive click drag knob for consistent settings every time. Whether you're looking for your first large arbor, fishing on a budget, or want a spare or two in the bag, the new Encounter II Large Arbor can handle anything a machined reel can, and is a great performance value in entry level reels. Orvis Encounter is a perfect choice for an affordable reel with an excellent drag system.
Attractive, durable composite frame and spool
Large arbor for fast line retrieval
Powerful disc drag system
Easily converted to either left or right-hand retrieve
Positive click drag knob for consistent settings every time
ORVIS WF FLOATING FLY LINE
Orvis WF floating fly lines are built a half-size heavier to provide extra help loading the rod, casting larger flies, and handling the wind. A compact head helps to transfer energy more efficiently, load the rod in close, throw tighter loops, and turn over flies. This is the perfect choice for the newer fly fisher or those anglers that don't mind making casting a little bit easier.
REELFLYROD DOUBLE SIDED WATERPROOF FLY BOX (INCLUDES 12 SPECIES SPECIFIC FLIES)
You just found your favorite fly box. Our Premium ReelFlyRod Double-Sided Waterproof Fly Boxes make fly selection easy with durable, clarified ABS plastic so you can instantly see all your flies. Each side has a positive, snap-tight latch with stainless steel hinges. Rubber watertight gaskets seal the box tight. Premium slotted foam keeps flies securely in place and stands up to extreme wear and tear. This is a fanastic all around fly box for the money and for any type of fishing.
Impact resistant clear ABS polycarbonate lids
Stainless steel hinges with not corrode
Premium slotted foam keps flies securely in place
Rubber, watertight gaskets seal our moisture
Box floats if lost while wading
Loaded with 12 premium, top producing flies for your species
REELFLYROD GHOST WOOD LANDING NET
You won't find a better value in a quality wood landing net. ReelFlyRod Catch & Release Landing Nets have a long 24-inch handle and are crafted from premium hardwoods, and finished in a durable polymer finish. The large 11x15 clear rubber basket is very soft to protect delicate fish. This net also won’t damage or snag your flies thanks to its soft, clear, rubber netting material. This net will not mildew, rod, or tangle, providing years of reliable service, safely landing everything you catch. This is an awesome looking, durable, and fish-friendly wood ghost net.
Attractive and durable hardwood frame in a classic style
Clear mesh disappears under water, so fish won't spook & dart away
Rubber texture is extra-soft, so it won't harm delicate fish
Teardrop-shape basket keeps fish secure, so you can safely photograph your catch
Fine rubber mesh won't get tangled up with your hooks & tandem rig
Will not mildew, rot, or tangle
Basket measures: 11 x 15 in
Overall length: 24 in
LOON ESSENTIALS KIT
Everything you need, all in one kit. Includes Loon Rogue Forceps, Loon Zinger, and Loon Roque Nippers.
Rogue Forceps w/ comfy grip
Rogue Nippers w/ comfy grip
SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS FRESHWATER LEADERS 2-PACK
It’s all well and good to have a quality fly line, but without a good leader, you’re out of luck. Scientific Anglers' nylon Freshwater leaders come in four different lengths and feature a longer, larger butt section for easy turnover. These new materials feature the highest wet knot strength in the industry and true-to-spec X sizes. Each leader comes in a two-pack, so you spend less time rooting through your vest for a new leader and more time actually fishing. You can fish the other stuff, or you can Fish the Truth. Offered in 2-Pack.
7.5’ – ideal for most situations, wind
9.0’ – multi-situation leader
12.0’ – spring creeks, wary fish
SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS ABSOLUTE TIPPET
Absolute Tippet is made with proprietary copolymer blends that are designed to drastically reduce water absorption while maintaining an optimal suppleness for high knot strength. Absolute nylon leaders and tippet have a 29% higher wet knot strength compared to our previous material and up to 40% higher wet knot strength when compared to our competitors.
Medium Stiff material for Saltwater, Warmwater, and Anadramous fish
Length: 30m spools in all sizes
Silicone band protects tippet from UV exposure
Patented cutter spool design
Water Type: Freshwater, Saltwater
Watch Ryan unbox the Encounter Fly Fishing Combo Package:
You just can't beat this value when buying a new set up. They guys at RFR give you everything you need to get out on the water.
S (Ohio) | December 2nd, 2022
This is exactly what I was looking for when I found out my husband wanted to start Fly Fishing and I had no idea what to buy! Also Ryan in customer services was incredible helpful. The product came quickly and neatly. My husband was very happy with the product and the completeness of the kit.
Great rod to learn on!
Nicholas giuliano (Punta gorda florida) | June 4th, 2022
I’ve been using this rod for a few weeks now and my casts are already much improved, it’s a lot of fun and is in my opinion worth the purchase especially if you don’t have the rest of the gear.
Great Set Up.
Greg (PA) | July 14th, 2021
customer service has been awesome with regards to prompt delivery. kit is great - net is higher quality than i expected. perfect kit for someone starting out or even getting back into it - Orvis is a good company and even this "entry level" rod feels great in my hands.
One stop shopping! Great package of essentials
John (NY) | July 5th, 2021
I bought this for myself last spring and found it was great value for money. Had all the essentials I needed to fish. Liked it so much that I bought the same starter set for my son, and he's been happy with it as well.
Marilyn (TX) | April 27th, 2021
Bought this as a gift to myself to get back into fly fishing!! I have used it on several trip now and very pleased with the 5wt rod and accessories!! Having it rigged and sent ready to hit the water was a huge plus!! The extra items are working great for my needs and I would highly recommend this package!! I am hoping to get an 8wt rod soon!!
Marilyn (Texas) | April 27th, 2021
Best present ever!! Used mainly in streams and rivers from Texas to Colorado!! The beginner package is a great way to get back into the sport with a good all around package!! Hoping to get another rod like this in a different weight soon!!
Very high quality.
Dakota James Osborne (Randolph) | April 14th, 2021
This is probably the best starter you can buy, it comes with everything you need to get you fishing, and everything is very high quality.
Desmond (NorCal) | December 31st, 2020
I put us together on the 11 point in a guided boat last year. I bought my son a rod and reel from my local supplier this year for his birthday. This package put a top quality rod and reel in my hands, and everything else he needed. The price point to value was perfect. We wet a midge for the first time together the day after Christmas. It does not get better than that! THANKYOU.
Amazing Starter Package!
Cameron Stewart (Colorado) | December 31st, 2020
I would recommend this package to anyone who is wanting to get into fly fishing. This is a great starter package, that provides everything you need to get out there and start fishing. The company set up my reel, so there was no hassle getting everything set up and ready to go. You also cant beat the price for the package!
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