Getting a great start in the great sport of fly fishing is as simple as buying the right outfit to learn on. With the Orvis® Encounter® Complete Fly Outfit, you won't have to spend a lot to get a practical, high-performing combination to help you get comfortable with the techniques. The Orvis Encounter rod series is widely known for its advanced design and smooth action, ideal for all-around trout and light bass fishing in small or large streams, ponds, or lakes. As such, it's the perfect first fly rod for any angler. The Orvis Encounter Complete Fly Outfit includes the rod, a matching large arbor Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing, and leader—in short, everything needed to turn that first cast into the first of many!