We designed the Ultimate 5-weight “power” setup for when you need to tackle a wide variety of fishing situations out on the water. The G. Loomis NRX + 9′ #5, winner of our 2020 5-weight Power Shootout, can really do it all. The NRX + is the perfect balance between power and panache. Rolled with G. Loomis’ most advanced compound taper construction, the NRX+ provides the power, line speed, and loop stability expected from modern fast-action rods, without compromising “feel” and finesse in the short game.
Features on the NRX +
- Single foot ReCOIL guides
- Titanium SiC stripping guides
- Dynamic Recovery Technology
- Aluminum reel seat with walnut hardwood insert
- Handcrafted in Woodland, Washington
We pair the NRX + with the Galvan Torque 5 reel and the Scientific Angler MPX WF5F fly line. The Torque 5 has been our go-to freshwater reel for the last couple of years. Lightweight, incredibly durable and a buttery smooth drag make the Galvan Torque our ultimate freshwater reel. The disk-drag has a HUGE range of adjustment from zero to over 15 lbs! The Torque comes in 5 color options: clear (silver), black, green, blue and orange. Scientific Anglers MPX fly line has also been our go-to freshwater floating fly line for the last few seasons and the line we used in our 2020 5-weight Power Shootout. Developed around a half-size heavyweight forward floating line, the MPX will help load your rod more smoothly and efficiently. Upgrade to the Amplitude version for an even slicker, more durable fly line!