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Orvis Helios D


The Story

Your fly-fishing best is now 4x better with the Helios D Fly Rod. This extraordinary new design delivers unprecedented accuracy and the backbone to deliver when you need it most. Designed and rigorously tested to perform in the most demanding conditions, the all-new Helios™ D Fly Rod is the go-everywhere, fish-anything option for anglers demanding effortless all-day casting from a rod that pushes the bounds of durability. From tight-quarter trout streams to double hauling on salt flats, the Helios D series delivers a crisp and balanced feel with more lifting power when fish make blitzing runs under the boat or thrashes at the net. With the world’s most accurate fly rod in your hands, anything is possible.

  • Versatile performance for fresh and saltwater
  • Target bass, pike, bonefish, and more
  • Generates power quickly for loading and shooting line
  • Excellent for floating and sinking line types
  • Efficient energy recovery
  • All aluminum anodized reel seat
  • Full wells grip with fighting butt
  • Matte midnight black finish with black thread wraps
  • Aluminum rod tube
  • Backed by 25-Year Guarantee
  • Made in USA

The culmination of a seven-year quest to achieve precision beyond all previous limits of your imagination. Proven four times more accurate than Helios 3, the previous industry benchmark.

It’s Where Accuracy Comes Alive.

Over-Engineered Is an Understatement

For Orvis rod designers, “over-engineered” is no dig; it’s a recognition that Helios performs far beyond the normal limits of a fly rod. Our mission to raise the world standard for accuracy comes with a commitment that every performance characteristic and component of the all-new Helios exceeds expectations.

• Type III anodized aluminum reel seat

• Burled hardwood reel seat inserts on small game models

• Black aluminum reel seat big game models

• Titanium stripping guides

• Big game full wells model includes composite “gas pedal”

• REC recoil titanium snake guides

• Aluminum rod tube

Rod Length & Weight

9' 5wt, 9' 6wt, 9' 7wt, 9' 8wt, 9' 10wt, 9' 11wt