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Orvis Mirage

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A fantastic reel from Orvis that will fit any fishing environment.


The Mirage from Orvis is a technologically superior reel conceived, designed and built from the ground up in New England by American craftsmen and women. It’s designed to battle angry fish and laugh in the face of corrosive saltwater environments. This awesome reel features a sealed and maintenance-free carbon and stainless steel disc drag system with an aggressive knurled drag knob that goes from zero to full drag in a single drag knob rotation. Patent-pending ball and ramp drag mechanism provides a smooth turning drag that follows a non-linear curve as the drag knob is turned to give smoother adjustments in the fishing and fish-fighting range. The reel is a super large arbor for increased retrieve rates and reduction in line coil. Machined in the USA from strong, yet lightweight 6061 T6 aluminum barstock. Ergonomically designed machined aluminum handle. Quick release spool easily converts from left to right-hand retrieve. Military-spec type III hard coat anodizing. Titanium shaft adds strength without additional weight. Fully radiused reel foot prevents kinked leaders. Low-profile counterweight won’t catch fingers or fly lines.

  • Mirage II for line weights 3-5; 5.6 oz, 3½” in diameter.
  • Mirage III for line weights 5-7; 6.2 oz, 3‚Öû” in diameter.
  • Mirage IV for line weights 7-9; 8.9 oz, 4¼” in diameter.
  • Mirage V for line weights 9-11; 9.7 oz, 4½” in diameter.
  • Mirage VI for line weights 11-13; 12.9 oz, 5″ in diameter.
  • Mirage VI-Deep for line weights 13-15; 13 oz, 5″ in diameter.


The size VI Mirage comes with two spool choices. Pick the high-capacity deep spool for blue water species or the standard shallow spool for the highest amount of line pick up for the serious tarpon angler.



Midnight (reel), Pewter (reel)

Retrieve Options

Left Hand retrieve, Right Hand retrieve

Reel Size

2 (3-5 wts.), 3 (5-7 wts.), 4 (7-9wts.), 5 (9-11 wts.), 6 (11-13 wts.), 6D (13-15 wts.)

Backing Options

Cortland 20 lb 100 yds., Cortland 20 lb 200 yds., Cortland 30 lb 100 yds., Cortland 30 lb 200 yds., Cortland 80 lb 100 yds., Cortland 80 lb 200 yds., Hatch 68 lb 100 yds., Hatch 68 lb 200 yds.