Close your eyes. Drift off to a place where the water flows freely, a warm sun graces your face, and the birds play a tune. The mouth of a feeding trout is the only thing breaking the water's calm surface. Your fly rod is in hand, your fly in motion—this is iconic trout fishing at its finest. Now open.
At the riverbank of a trout stream is The Original Kit—the tie between old skool and new skool that serves as the tool to make all your fly fishing dreams come true. It's fully equipped with an easy-to-cast, medium-fast action blank, but its looks pay homage to fly fishing heritage. The ideal rig for any angler jonesing for a new adventure or a grab-and-go kit for everyday fishing enjoyment—The Original Kit is classically built for timeless fly fishing moments.
Available in two sizes: Freshwater 5wt (Trout) and All Water 8wt (Bass, Salmon, and Inshore), the Original Kit comes complete with the durable Crosswater reel, sturdy dacron backing, RIO Mainstream fly line, and RIO tapered leader. These 4-piece rods offer flexibility for the angler on the go. While complete outfits add to the ease of delivering everything you need, add your fly of choice and allow the Original kit to be your trusted ally as you seek new experiences and hone your fly fishing skills.
- Easy casting medium-fast action blank
- 9-foot length for optimal performance
- Anodized aluminum reel seat
- Crosswater Reel with durable composite frame and carbon disc drag
- RIO Mainstream line
- RIO Powerflex tapered leader
- Durable nylon carrying case for keeping your gear safe
Original Freshwater Kit 5wt- Don't let its old skool looks fool you. The 5wt Original Freshwater Kit is prepared to make all your trout fly fishing dreams come true. The medium-fast action rod presents dry flies on the money but with enough oomph to handle it all—dry-droppers, buggers, and nymphs. Get your hands on the most versatile trout rod you'll ever own.
Original All Water Kit 8wt- Don't let its old skool looks fool you. The 8wt Original All Water Kit is the bread & butter rod for nearly any sizeable or sporty fish species. You know the deal—from redfish to downstream tanking salmon and all the bass, and stripers, and carp in between. The All Water Kit is the most versatile big water big fish fly rod you can own.