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Hardy Zephrus 9wt Combo by Gavin Platz


1 in stock (can be backordered)

ROD: Hardy Zephrus 9wt

REEL: Hardy Fortuna XDS 6000

LINE: RIO General Purpose Saltwater WF9I/I

BACKING: Fins PRT Braid 50lb

LEADER: RIO Saltwater 10′ 20lb

FLY: Surf Candy #2



Gavin has put together the ultimate Saltwater combo, using the Hardy Zephrus SWS 9wt rod and a Hardy Fortuna XDS 6000 reel. In his own words “I have used Hardy Zephrus rods and Hardy Fortuna reels in our guiding service since Andy Mills developed the early saltwater rods. We or our clients are yet to break a Hardy rod on our boats”

About the Rod

The Hardy Zephrus SWS series of fly rods features our award winning Sintrix material – Sintrix 440.The Zephrus SWS exhibits ultra high recovery yet retains in hand feel alongside an incredibly powerful butt section .The Zephrus SWS is the ultimate saltwater fly rod for the demanding angler.

About the Reel

Reduced weight design
340 degree color coded Drag control
Captive spool release
Class-leading drag pressure up to 30lb

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