Hardy is adding another collection of fly rods to their already highly-regarded offerings. The Aydon will be the brand’s most affordable rod with a starting MSRP of $495 and will feature models that cover everything from small stream trout to big river Spey casting applications.

From Hardy Fly Fishing: 

Hardy, known for its excellence through innovation, releases its newest contribution to the fly rod family – the Aydon. A perfect blend of balance, recovery, and power, the user-friendly performance of the Aydon series optimally marries casting performance and true “fishability.” Carefully designed and manufactured with Sintrix material and then meticulously tested, the Aydon series offers models to cover everything from small stream trout to big river Spey casting applications.

The Aydon has been refined by countless hours of on-water development to ensure that each model is perfectly tailored to meet the expectations of the anglers who fish them. Fitted with top-quality hardware such as hard chrome single-foot guides and a custom-designed lightweight reel seat, among others, the Aydon rod is available as a single-handed, Trout-Spey, Spey, and 6-piece travel offering and comes with a convenient travel tube and high-quality rod bag.


  • Sintrix multi-modulus carbon fiber blank
  • Optimum blend of performance and true “Fishability”
  • Hard chrome single-foot guides
  • Ceramic-lined stripping guides
  • A custom-designed lightweight reel seat
  • Keyed reel seat slide band for ease of use
  • Selected wood or aluminum spacers, model dependent
  • Supplied in a practical travel tube

The Aydon collection will have a starting MSRP of $495 and will be available this month via HardyFishing.com and your local fly shop!


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