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A masterpiece both in form and function.

An updated version of Ross' original Evolution, the Ross Evolution LT Fly Reel is one of the lightest large-arbor fly reels in its class. This machining masterpiece appeals to those anglers who appreciate both art and function. Its precise, sensitive drag system protects some of the lightest tippets even when fighting world-class fish.

  • Fully machined 6061-T6 aluminum frame and spool stand up to abuse and deliver lightweight performance
  • Delrin 500AF drag material with impregnated Teflon provides a durable, heat-resistant, maintenance free, and self-lubricating resistance
  • Conical drag system features triple-redundancy radial pawl engagement for seamless transitions between retrieve and drag engagement
  • Oil impregnated bronze bushing rotating on a stainless steel spindle ensures smooth performance with fast-running fish
  • Fully ventilated spool and frame provide balance and weight savings
  • Easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion and quick-release locking spool provide convenience

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5 5

Great REEL! Ross Evolution

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Just used my Ross Evolution LT Spool and love it! I am new to fly fishing
so my particular husband thought this might be a good first reel for me.
ROSS was so nice---they even "rigged" it up for me. I even caught fish
(aquarium size, but still fish) Thanks for my new reel and thanks for
getting it all ready for me. I will be Ross Reels new best friend!

5 5

Ross Evolution LT Fly Reel Awesomeness

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

The Ross Evo is my all around go to trout reel. Super light, bomber construction, flawless-take-it-for-granted-perfomance and awesome looks!

Snake River Cuttie

Snake River Cuttie

I'm the CSR here at Ross Reels and caught this Snake river cuttie after work the other day on my Evo LT #3. The Evolution LT is unquestionably one of the lightest fly reels ever produced, and as such this large arbor fly reel is a machining masterpiece. I trust my Evo Lt with the lightest of tippets and know the drag is strong enough to with stand the runs of big fish.