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Orvis 1856 Bamboo Fly Rod

$2,798.00

8-foot, 3-piece bamboo rod for 5-weight line.

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8-foot, 3-piece bamboo rod for 5-weight line. 

The 1856 is made to be fished. When modern design philosophy meets a classic material, something incredible is bound to happen. This 8' 5-weight rod was inspired by larger Western rivers, and is at home on waters from the Delaware River to Silver Creek. Hollow build means both light weight and quick rebound with less vibration and bounce, while a downlocking nickel silver reel seat with Vermont maple burl insert and a 6½" full wells cork grip mean performance designed to do more than just rest on the mantel. A progressive flex means you can under-line for a faster feel, or over-line for a slower cast. This gives you an opportunity to play with preferred loading for various situations. USA-made black powder-coated rod tube, and rod sock.

* Please remember, if you decide to "Make this an Outfit".....simply purchase a reel and a line and tell us which hand your retrieve the reel with. We'll load up the reel properly and the backing will be on us! Click the "Outfit" tab above for more details. Please note that these rods pair extremely well with the Lee Wulff Bamboo fly line.

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Having a complete outfit is essential to your success out on the water. We've made it simple, so when you purchase the basics for your fly fishing outfit, we'll put it all together for you so you're ready to go.

Here's how it works:

• Purchase a Rod, Reel and Fly Line
• In your Order Notes add, "Make it an Outfit" and let us know if you retrieve with your left or right hand

From there, we'll load the appropriate amount of backing and the line on the reel for you (no need to buy backing). The backing, rigging and shipping is all on us. Free of charge.

Additional Information


• Fly Line Backing comes in 20lb and 30lb test. It also comes in white, chartreuse, orange, blue, aqua, optic green, yellow and red. Please specify if you have a particular preference. If not specified, we will put on what we feel is appropriate for the outfit.

• Please specify whether you are right or left hand retrieve so that we can set-up and load the reel properly, put this in the "Order Notes" as well.

• Feel free to call us or e-mail us with any questions as we will also do the same if we have any for you.

We're passionate about putting together the Fly Rod and Reel Outfit that's perfect for your time out on the water.

Let's get started:


• Select your fly rod
• Select your fly reel
• Select your fly line
• Write in your Order Notes to "Make it an Outfit" and let us know if you retrieve with your right or left hand.

Give us a call or email if you have any questions or rigging requests

It's really that simple. We aim to take all the hard work out of your fly fishing experience.