Orvis - Powerflex 8'6 8wt 2 pc. Boron Graphite Fly Rod


For sale here is an Orvis "Powerflex" 8'6" 8wt boron graphite fly rod - 2 piece. Serial no. 0682. The rod is in excellent+ condition. The butt section was made 3/8" shorter than the tip. 

The rod features an unsanded blank with teal wraps and bright guides. U-shaped hook keeper. Ceramic stripping guide. Sleeve over ferrules with a nice and tight fit as it should be. The Western-style grip measures 7 3/8" in length with only light soiling. Bright aluminum up-locking reel seat over a walnut spacer. The action is closer to the medium-fast side by today's graphite standards. The rod is capable of considerable finesse and accuracy while still providing strength and a good deal of power. Perfect for streamers and big bushy flies. Don't miss out on this fantastic vintage graphite with a wonderful action you'll be hard-pressed to find in a modern graphite rod. Includes original bag and the original tube. 

Rod Specs:

Length: 8'6"

Line: 8wt

Weight: 3.70 oz.