The Echo Ion XL series of fly rods are an upgraded version of the fan-favorite Echo Ion series of fly rods. These saltwater-grade fly rods see a drop in weight and new aesthetics and are still the most rigid fly rods that Echo has ever produced. Available in 6-10 weights, the Ion XL series of rods have the power to push big flies and big casts, even in the wind, for trout, bass, pike, muskies, steelhead, salmon, and a plethora of saltwater species. Huge bang for your buck, this series of fly rods comes in under $200 and delivers good looks and high performance in both freshwater and saltwater pursuits.
In our estimation, this is one of the best fly rods for your money you'll find on the market.