Original Kits


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 perfect fishing 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.


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 8wt line

RIO Powerflex 0x tapered leader

Durable nylon carrying case for keeping your gear safe

1-Year Warranty

What's in the kit


The 890-4 (8wt, 9 foot, 4-piece) rod offers flexibility for any level of angler with a performance medium-fast action blank that’s super responsive when casting and tuned for the species and applications 8wt rods are designed to tackle.


The CROSSWATER 7/8/9 fly reel offers style and function with no-nonsense features - making it the perfect choice for any fly fishing setup. The unique design is constructed from durable polymer, and features a newly upgraded fully carbon disc-drag system that offers reliable fish-stopping performance and smoother startup.


RIO's Mainstream WF8F (weight forward 8wt floating) fly line has been developed to meet the overall needs of the average and novice fly fisher, and is designed to optimize rod performance with slightly heavier and shorter head length for ease of casting and cutting through wind.


Durable nylon carrying case for keeping your gear safe and designed to hold 4-piece rod and reel. Featuring handle strap for ease of carry and plastic reinforced cap at the end ensures your travel case will last through many a fishing adventures.

ORIGINAL All Water Kit - 890-4 - All Models

ModelLine SizeLengthPiecesSKU
ORIGINAL Freshwater Kit - 590-459'0"45-5042K-590-4
ORIGINAL All Water Kit - 890-489'0"45-5042K-890-4