Ross Evolution R

Ross Evolution R
$ 465.00

The Evolution R is the culmination of our engineers’ and machinists’ artistic and technical prowess. It features a fully sealed carbon fiber drag with an industry-best power-to-weight ratio. Encased in a super lightweight frame, all models are less than 4.5oz. 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.

Like no other.

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 our 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.

 

ORDER #

SIZE

UPC

ARBOR WIDTH

DIAMETER

WEIGHT

LINE WEIGHT

CAPACITY

SUGG RETAIL

Matte Black

003343

Evolution R  3 | 4

818288003343

0.975"

3.425"

4.34 oz.

3-4wt. 

WF3+90

$455.00

003381

Evolution R  4 | 5

818288003381

0.975"

3.525"

4.40 oz.

4-5wt.

WF4+95

$465.00

003428

Evolution R  5 | 6

818288003428

0.975"

3.775"

4.41 oz.

5-6wt.

WF5+110

$475.00

003466

Evolution R  7 | 8

818288003466

0.975" 4.025" 4.48 oz. 7-8wt. WF8+160 $495.00

Platinum

003350

Evolution R  3 | 4

818288003350

0.975"

3.425"

4.34 oz.

3-4wt. 

WF3+90

$455.00

003398

Evolution R  4 | 5

818288003398

0.975"

3.525"

4.40 oz.

4-5wt.

WF4+95

$465.00

003459

Evolution R  5 | 6

818288003459

0.975"

3.775"

4.41 oz.

5-6wt.

WF5+110

$475.00

003473

Evolution R  7 | 8

818288003473

0.975" 4.025" 4.48 oz. 7-8wt. WF8+160 $495.00