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Orvis Encounter 8-Weight 9' Fly Rod & Reel Outfit

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Orvis Encounter 8-Weight 9' Fly Rod & Reel Outfit

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Orvis Encounter Fly Rod Outfits include the Encounter Fly Rod, Encounter Fly Reel, quality WF floating fly line, Dacron backing, tapered leader, and cordura rod tube. All Encounter Fly Rod Outfits are shipped properly rigged and ready to fish...just tie on a fly! The Encounter 908-4 Fly Rod Outfit is a versatile setup perfect to cover a wide range of species including big browns, largemouth bass, carp, steelhead, redfish, snook, bonefish, and general saltwater fishing. 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 8wt will throw big streamers with ease, will launch bulky bass bugs and poppers effortlessly, and will turn over saltwater flies in the wind. This is the perfect outfit for newer fly fishers targeting larger species to get started on the right foot with quality equipment. Pick up an Encounter Outfit and discover "Affordable Awesomeness!"

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  • Package Dimensions : 39.37 x 39.37 x 19.69 inches; 220.46 Pounds
  • Date First Available : January 1, 2017
  • ASIN : B079NH24CZ
  • Best Sellers Rank: #67,857 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
    • #11 in Fly Fishing Rod & Reel Combos
    • #145 in Fishing Rod & Reel Combos
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.3 out of 5 stars    22 ratings
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    Does this package have orvis’s 25 year warranty?
    No limited warranty from factory defects. But for the price this is a great rod to start with
    By jacob d. on November 13, 2019
    Is the reel made for both right and left handed people?
    yes. all you do is switch the reel settings
    By Richard S. on February 1, 2021
    what are the weight and the dimensions of the product in the package?
    Excellent question! The rod tube measures out to 31 1/2 inches and it weighs (rod included) 1lb 8oz. If you have any more questions regarding the Encounter outfits, give us a call at the fly shop, our number is (937)434-8472.
    Warmest regards,

    By Dean J. on April 13, 2020
    What’s the warranty on it
    This same outfit is available on the Orvis website and it states there that these combos are exempt from their standard 25 year warranty, but do come with a limited warranty. Having used this exact outfit Saturday morning in Pulaski New York fishing for steelhead, I can tell you this is a great outfit, and far surpasse… see more
    By Alex S. B on March 7, 2021

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