Instead of the term “entry level,” we prefer to describe our new Encounter rod outfits as “affordable awesomeness.” Built for the hardcore angler, yet priced with frugality in mind, the Encounter rod series combines state-of-the-art rod design with a smooth, crisp performance—packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader.
Enter the world of fly fishing with ease with the affordable Encounter fly rod outfits. These fly rod outfits are offered in the most popular sizes and line weights, so that there is no guessing on your part. At under $200 each, these discount fly rods make it easy for the novice angler to get in on the sport of fly fishing.
- Built for the hardcore angler yet priced with frugality in mind
- Smooth, crisp performance
- Packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader
The Encounter series rods are exempt from our standard 25-year guarantee, but do come with a limited warranty against defects in the original workmanship. If, by any means, the rod is deemed defective by our Rod Shop, Orvis will be happy to replace it.