Instead of “entry level,” we think of our Encounter rod outfits as “affordable awesomeness.” The 8'6" 5-weight Encounter rod outfit is the answer to the question, "What's the first rod I should buy?". Ideal as an all around rod for trout and light bass fishing, the Encounter is the perfect first rod for any fly angler.
- Built for the hardcore angler, yet priced with frugality in mind
- 8’6" 5-wt.
- Smooth, crisp performance
- Packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader