Instead of “entry level,”, think of the Encounter rod outfits as “affordable awesomeness.”. The 9′ 5-weight Encounter rod outfit is the answer to the question, “What’s the first rod I should buy?” Ideal as an all-around rod and for bigger trout water, the 9′ 5-weight Encounter rod outfit is the best value-priced outfit of its kind.
- Built for the hardcore angler yet priced with frugality in mind
- 9’ 5-wt
- Smooth, crisp performance
- Packaged with a large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader
**The Encounter series rods are exempt from our standard 25-year guarantee, but do come with a limited warranty against defects in the original workmanship. **