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Orvis StreamLine Rod and Reel Combo

Posted at October 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Rod and Reel Combos | 0 Comment

Orvis StreamLine OutfitAbout the Package:

The Orvis StreamLine Rod and Reel Combo
icon outfit is Orvis’s beginner package. It comes with a general purpose 8-foot 6-inch, 5 weight graphite rod, an excellent Clearwater reel, backing, line, and leader. Also included in the package is a very nice case that allows you to keep the reel attached to the rod for storage and transport.

Orvis has reduced the price of this Combo package to $129.   Outstanding value.


Our Review:

This is a really, really nice package for the beginner. Though this is the low end of Orvis’s rod series, it is better than most  rods that come with beginners equipment. The reel is actually from Orvis’s mid-priced Clearwater series so it it is also very good quality. The reel is loaded with backing, a weight forward line, and good leader. The case is very nice compared to other beginner packages in that it also stores the reel.

Bottom line:

You can buy a $50 low-end package if you want to just get started and try fly fishing. Chances are you will love fly fishing but that low-end package will be limiting your ability to cast and catch fish. If you then try a higher- end package, you will understand  what a difference it makes and that $50 you spent could have gone towards a better package like the StreamLine.

The Streamline rod and reel outfit is good enough quality that it could be the only package you ever need to buy.  You also qet Orvis’s top notch warrenty so you know your purchase will be safe. We think the StreamLine beginner package is one the best quality outfits you can purchase (if not THE best) and at a great price of about $200.


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