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Ross Evolution LT Fly Reel
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    Rating: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 3 Reviews
    Code: RR25EVLR
    Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds

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    This large arbor fly reel is a machining masterpiece and the lightest in its class. The Evolution LT is fitted with an aluminum spool cap, aluminum drag knob and aluminum escapement cover. Our customers have been asking for more metal in their fly reel and that is exactly what you are going to get! To keep the weight in check with these improvements, we have also added ventilation to the spool and the frame, allowing for the addition of metal components with no measurable weight increase. This series is designed for those anglers who appreciate both art and function. The cosmetic innovation and precision workmanship of the Evolution LT series is only surpassed by its drag system which is precise and sensitive - capable of protecting the lightest tippets even when battling world-class fish. To guarantee the level of dependability consumers have come to expect from all Ross products, the Evolution LT series has been designed with a triple redundancy drag system, providing three backup systems to ensure dependability under the most demanding conditions

    • Frame/Spool Material 6061-T6 proprietary aluminum alloy
    • Manufacturing Specifications Fully machined, 1 piece frame, 1 piece spool manufactured on automated CNC machining centers
    • Drag Material Delrin 500AF with impregnated Teflon space-age polymer that is durable, heat resistant, self-lubricating and maintenance free
    • Drag Mechanism Delrin 500AF to anodized aluminum interface conical friction drag system with triple redundancy radial pawl engagement, and seamless transition between line-in and drag engagement (no start-up friction)
    • Spool Rotation, Connection and Conversion Oil impregnated bronze bushing rotating on a stainless steel spindle, quick release locking spool, easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion
    • Finish Anodized for the perfect balance of hardness and color
    • Fly Rod Coverage 1wt. 9wt.
    • Fishing Application Designed for use in all freshwater, warmwater and saltwater fishing environments
    • Lifetime Warranty

     

    Model / Size Weight Diameter Width Line Wt. Line Capacity
    Ross Evolution LT 0 Fly Reel 3.8oz. 2.75" .85" 1-3 WF2+35 yd 20#
    Ross Evolution LT 1 Fly Reel 3.9oz. 3.00" 0.90" 2-4 WF3 + 50 yd 20#
    Ross Evolution LT 1.5 Fly Reel 4.1oz. 3.125" 0.90" 3-5 WF4 + 65 yd 20#
    Ross Evolution LT 2 Fly Reel 4.2oz. 3.25" 0.95" 4-6 WF5 + 75 yd 20#
    Ross Evolution LT 3 Fly Reel 4.5oz. 3.50" 1.00" 5-7 WF6 + 100 yd 20#
    Ross Evolution LT 4 Fly Reel 4.8oz. 3.75" 1.10" 7-9 WF7 + 150 yd 20#

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    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 3 Reviews
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    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hats off to Ross, 1.13.2014
    Reviewer: Steve M. (Spokane, WA)

    I've been a Ross advocate for many years, and the new Evolution LT (2) further defines excellence in a reel that is not terribly expensive and yet outperforms most reels costing hundreds more. A smooth drag system that is remarkably consistent throughout its adjustment range. That's important for me, as is the toughness of the frame. Partnered with a Scientific Angler's textured GPX and fished with my 5100-4 Sage One, I'm fishing with components that complement each other to the max. 5 stars. Love it.

     

    4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Number 4, 10.12.2011
    Reviewer: Philippe G. (Hong Kong, NT)

    I have 2 Number 4. They balance very nicely on a G Loomis Classic GLX Wt 5. I had one issue with the lock of the spool gettibg blocked after using the reel in saltwater though I did rince it extensively after each session. Otherwise very smooth drag. Very nice positive drag adjustment and very elegant click. Butter smooth drag which have played beautifully fishes. Quite robust as well as I have fallen on mine and did scratch it but did not damage it.

     

    5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Wow, 10.19.2010
    Reviewer: Todd P. (Arroyo Grande, CA)

    Ordered the Ross Evolution LT 2 reel for fishing on the Yellowstone and Big Horn rivers in Montana. Extremely lightweight and well engineered. Drag system is second to none. Worth every penny. A real surprise was that the reel arrived loaded with backing and line. Thanks Fishwest!