Ross Evolution R SPECIAL EDITION

$495.00
Availability: In stock
Delivery time: Ships in 1-2 days

Machining a fly reel is as much art as it is skill. Just as a perfect loop flying over the water is a thing of beauty crafted by the caster, the Evolution R is the culmination of Ross Reel engineers’ and machinists’ artistic and technical prowess.

The Evolution R is not only lightweight, but also incredibly rigid and durable, with a unique geometry that is as functional as it is stylish. The innovative shape of the ultra-large arbor spool is engineered to force the even winding of the line across the face of the spool as it is retrieved - something never before seen in a fly reel.

The new drag design is also an industry first:  a fully sealed, bonded proprietary carbon fluoropolymer and stainless steel interface that delivers smooth power in a lightweight, compact package. Start up inertia is virtually non-existent to protect the most delicate of tippet. The Evolution R’s extremely wide range of brake adjustment also manages to produce some of the highest drag pressure found in a fly reel. 

This all is controlled by a subtle yet striking, frame-integrated drag knob that blends perfectly into the form of the reel. Its solid grip allows for easy manipulation of settings - even while wearing gloves. Couple this with the canvas phenolic handle, first introduced by Ross Reels, the on-the-water functionality of the Evolution R is second to none.

 

Details:

  • Ultra-Light Weight - All models less than 5.2 oz and fully machined from 6061-T6 proprietary aluminum alloy
  • Sealed Drag - Industry leading power-to-weight ratio in a fully sealed system | Proprietary carbon fiber and stainless steel disc stack
  • Stainless Steel Internals - All internal components are machined stainless steel
  • Custom Handle Material - Fully machined canvas phenolic rod, resting on a 7075-T6 chromated aluminum post yields reduced weight and increased grip when wet
    Finish - Type II anodized for the perfect balance of hardness and color
  • Connection & Conversion - Quick release spool and easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion

 

MODEL WEIGHT CAPACITY
3-4 4.64 oz. WF3F  100 yds 20#
WF4F  85 yds 20#
4-5 4.82 oz. WF4F  100 yds 20#
WF5F  75 yds 20#
5-6 5.03 oz. WF5F  115 yds 20#
WF6F  90 yds 20#
7-8 5.18 oz. WF7F  180 yds 20#
WF8F  150 yds 20#

 

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