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Orvis Recon Fly Rods
Recon 8'4" 3wt 4pc Fly Rod
The Recon 3-weight is a strong choice for anglers who love to chase native fish on small streams, but like a rod that will give them the "oomph" they need when the fish range out of fingerling size. The 8'4" length allows precise placement in close quarters but is capable of sending a cast over bigger water with ease. An excellent choice for the dry fly angler.

Recon 10' 4wt 4pc Fly Rod
If a four-weight sounds like your speed but a nine-foot length sounds just a bit short, reach for the subtly-longer 10-foot Recon.

Recon 8'6" 4wt 4pc Fly Rod
One of the most classic rod length/weight combinations available, the 864-4 rod saw many an angler to their first fish. Reborn once more with the shadow green blank and sleek design of the Recon, it is ready for a new generation of exploration.

Recon 9' 4wt 4pc Fly Rod
The 9-foot 4-weight is beloved by anglers for many reasons. Versatile across all manner of water, it will be the small stream rod you reach for on a blustery fall day and the dry fly rod in hand during a calm summer morning's PMD hatch. The Recon 904-4 offers the delicacy of the four-weight line with the backbone to reach out over larger water.

Recon 8'6" 5wt 4pc Fly Rod
Seen by many as the best all-around rod size on the market, the eight-foot six-inch five-weight is the ideal rod for the one-rig angler with a preference for smaller water. For years, this weight was the best-selling fly rod model in the Orvis line, and Recon carries on that tradition with aplomb. The slightly shorter length allows for small stream versatility, but high modulus graphite ensures this rod came to play when faced with larger water. Present small dries with finesse and larger flies with accuracy, while maintaining the lightweight sensitivity of a five-weight.

Recon 9' 5wt 4pc Fly Rod
For many anglers, the 905 was the first rod they ever fished. And there's a reason they are still fishing it today. Lightweight with the backbone to throw long casts in a breeze, yet retain the delicacy required for a perfect cast to spooky trout, the 9-foot five-weight fly rod is a classic. Reborn once more with the shadow green blank and sleek design of the Recon, it is ready for a new generation of exploration.

Recon 9' 6wt 4pc Fly Rod
If your preferences lean toward heavy flies and larger water, the nine-foot six-weight Recon is right up your alley. The accuracy and finesse of the Recon family join with the strength and delivery power of a six-weight to create a streamer casting machine. Whether foul wind and rain demand a rod that can punch through the weather or you are simply chasing a quarry that requires a bit of extra fighting power, the 906-4 Recon ready for the mission.

Recon 9'6" 6wt 4pc Fly Rod
Ideal for throwing streams on the big, windy streams of the West, playing bass poppers across the surface of the neighborhood lake, or managing heavy nymph rigs, this six-weight will be your new best friend. Manage sinking lines with ease and strip in big baitfish patterns in the salt. The EVA foam-and-cork fighting butt ensures leverage once you've hooked into your quarry, and the 7" full wells grip means it will be a comfortable fight.

Recon 10' 5wt 4pc Fly Rod
If you love the versatility of a five-weight but always wish for a little more reach, the 105-4 is the rod you've been waiting for. Ideal for stillwater or large river anglers, the Recon is lightweight with the backbone to throw long casts in a breeze, yet retains the delicacy required for a perfect cast to spooky trout.

Recon 9' 7wt 4pc Fly Rod
Whether you are hunting for steelhead on the Dean or wanting to punch a Home Invader into heady Missouri River wind hoping for a brown trout, the nine-foot seven-weight Recon is the rod for the job. The EVA foam-and-cork fighting butt ensures leverage once you've hooked into your quarry, and the 7" full wells grip means it will be a comfortable fight. In the fresh or salt, this is the rod to reach for when you are in the mood to chase mid-size species.

Recon 10' 7wt 4pc Fly Rod
Ten-foot length offers the reach you need, while a true seven-weight backbone gets the job done. Ideal for steelheading or stripping streamers in the salt, this rod was created for battling mid-size species. The EVA foam-and-cork fighting butt ensures leverage once you've hooked into your quarry, and the 7" full wells grip means it will be a comfortable fight.

Recon 7'11" 8wt 4pc Fly Rod
When life demands the power of an eight-weight but the close-quarters prowess of a shorter rod, reach for the 7'11" 8-weight Recon. Ideal for casting big, wonky flies into tight spots, this rod is ideal for battling bonefish, snook, redfish, carp, or whatever mid-size species suits your fancy. Length fits bass tournament specifications. The EVA foam-and-cork fighting butt ensures leverage once you've hooked into your quarry, and the 7" full wells grip means it will be a comfortable fight.

Recon 9' 8wt 4pc Fly Rod
The most versatile of all saltwater rods, the nine-foot eight-weight is also one of our best sellers. Reborn into the Recon family and sure to be a new favorite, this rod can handle stripers, bones, and reds. Chase carp on the flats and big bass in the weeds. Throw hefty flies to snook, albies, bluefish, and bonito. For those just starting to chase big game, this is the rod to learn the lay of the land. For seasoned anglers, it might just become your new favorite.

Recon 10' 8wt 4pc Fly Rod
Give the steelhead a run for their money with the casting prowess of the Recon 108-4. Eight-weight backbone teams with the reach of a ten-foot rod for a workhorse that will confirm long, cold days on the water are a better idea than cruising on the couch.

Recon 9' 9wt Fly 4pc Rod
Whether you fish in cold, crisp water or the sultry tropical lagoons, a 9-weight rod is handy to have in the quiver. This rod has steel in its backbone while retaining the nimbleness and excellent hand-feel of the Recon family. From summer steelies in the Cascades to rooster fish in Costa Rica to toothy Great Lakes pike, this workhorse will see the job done.

Recon 7'11" 4pc 10wt Fly Rod
Ideal for stalking musky, pike, tarpon, snook, and whatever largish species suits your fancy, the Recon 7'11" 10-weight has the backbone you need to get the job done. Length fits bass tournament specifications. The EVA foam-and-cork fighting butt ensures leverage once you've hooked into your quarry, and the 7" full wells grip means it will be a comfortable fight.

Recon 9' 4pc 10wt Fly Rod
Finally, the big game rod in the length/weight combo you've been waiting for. With the backbone of a true ten-weight and the power and reach of a 9-foot rod, this Recon is the rod you want in hand when the guide yells out the approach of an incoming bonefish. When you're ceaselessly throwing heavy streamers in pursuit of hungry musky in a driving rain. When the first permit you've ever seen in the flesh appears on the flat in front of you. The Recon will get the job done.

Recon 7'11" 4pc 9wt Fly Rod
Ideal for those moments when you just know there's a big toothy pike lurking under that downed tree, but the cover is just too tight for an easy cast. This rod has a burly backbone while retaining the nimbleness and excellent hand-feel of the Recon family. Length fits bass tournament specifications.