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Orvis Helios 3D 905 Blue
The Orvis Helios 3D 905 is a lightweight, fast-action fly rod that falls under the “high-performance” label applied to modern rods. Quick recovery speed and hoop stability translate to intuitive accuracy through tight loops and high line speeds. The 905 D Helios 3 is a “caster’s rod” that works great as a primary rod for fishing the rivers around Bozeman. It is an exceptional choice for fishing big dries like Salmonflies and Hoppers on the Madison and Yellowstone rivers with short, heavy leaders. The "label" above the rod cork is Ocean Blue on this model, rather than the standard white rod indentifier found on most Helios 3 rods
The Helios 3D fly rods from Orvis are purpose-built to deliver accuracy at distance in the most technical of situations. Lightweight blank designs ensure feel throughout the casting stroke to enable the angler to keep tight loops for pinpoint accuracy. Increased hoop strength is the key component tot the intuitive accuracy that comes with the H3D series.
- Matte Midnight Blank
- Ocean Blue rod identifier
- Type III reel seat anodization
- Carbon reel seat insert
- REC recoil snake guides
- SiC/titanium stripping guides
- Aluminum rod tube
- Custom Rod Sock
- Made in USA
The Orvis 25-Year guarantee means we’ll fix your broken rod. If we can't fix it, we replace it, no questions asked.
Purchase an H3, Recon, Superfine Glass or Carbon (since 01/01/88), Clearwater (since 01/01/99), or Clearwater Frequent Flyer rod from Orvis or an authorized Orvis dealer and we will repair or replace it no matter what the reason, for a quarter of a century. Step on it, close the door on it, run over it with the car - it doesn't matter, we'll fix it. If we can't repair it, we'll replace it with a newer model rod of at least equal value. Your investment is assured for a nominal handling fee of $60.
For Helios 3 and New Clearwater series rods, we are excited to offer our new section replacement program. We’re committed to getting you back on the water in 5 Business days. Although our standard shipping alert on the checkout page will list 3-5 Days – We’re upgrading your shipment to 2-Day. We’re looking forward to seeing you out on the water and hearing your valued feedback.
This 25-year guarantee also applies to all Orvis premium fly rods made since January 1, 1988, and Clearwater rods made since January 1, 1999.*
*Please note that this warranty does not apply to the original Frequent Flyer series (purchased previously to January 2014) or Clearwater rods purchased before 1999, nor does it apply to our Streamline, Green Mountain or Encounter fly rod series, which are warranted for defects in original workmanship only.