Originally Posted by moucheur2003
Since the Helios 2 rod has a "black nickel" (dark gunmetal-gray) reel seat, I would suggest getting the Mirage reel in the matching black nickel finish, rather than gold. If you are going to fish mostly small streams with it, the flashy gold is also more likely to frighten fish accidentally than the darker finish.
Does that mean that Orvis will stop manufacturing the "normal" Helios rods with the golden reel seats? That would be sad, that finish looks more beautiful in my opinion
Furthermore, I can not find a 3wt. rod in the Helios 2 series