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Made in USA

Stretching over 3,000 miles, the Rocky Mountains define the American West as its major mountain range. Nestled in a small corridor at over 5,806 feet, Ross Reels™ has proudly called southern Colorado home for over three decades. We are now one of a few, elite fly fishing companies that engineer, machine, assemble, and service our products under one roof. That’s why for us, Made in the USA is a proud seal, representing the best of what American industry stands for: a dedicated, hard-working group of men and women crafting the best tools available.

To each and every one of our customers:

We are committed to building high quality, innovative, and rigorously tested products.

We guarantee that our skilled professionals will work to continually exceed your expectations.

We strive to give you the best satisfaction with our products on the water.

Q: Why do we build products at 5,806 feet?

A: Because it's a whole lot more fun than sea level.

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Evolution R Salt

Evolution R Salt

$595.00

Made in USA

American Angler

The award-winning Evolution R Salt is a breakthrough product, designed with a power-to-weight ratio never before seen in a saltwater fly reel. This makes the R Salt the most unique, best performing reel per dollar on the water today, all in a stunning package.

Evolution R

Evolution R

$455.00

Made in USA

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 5.2 oz. 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.

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GUNNISON SPOOL

GUNNISON SPOOL

$230.00

Made in USA

Cutting through the Black Canyon on the Western Slope of Colorado, and only 10 miles from the Ross Reels factory, the storied Gunnison river inspired the name for one of the most iconic, reliable, and best-selling fly reels ever produced.

As a tribute to the original aesthetics, the Gunnison is designed with octagonal machining, round porting, and a leader groove on the frame. That is where the similarities part ways, as the new Gunnison represents the best in modern reel design while retaining all the reliability and ruggedness of the original.

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EVOLUTION LTX SPOOL

EVOLUTION LTX SPOOL

$230.00

Made in USA

IFTD Award

The Ross Reels Evolution series defined the modern trout reel. Now meet the award-winning Evolution LTX: the perfect combination of original Evolution LT feel and Evolution R performance.

The ultra-smooth drag found in the Evolution LT has a long and revered history, but our engineering team took this design to the next level. The drag debuting with the LTX is over four times stronger than its predecessors’, while retaining the sound and feel that helped make the Evolution an icon. This allows it to perform not only as a perfect trout reel, but also has the power to take on saltwater game fish like Redfish, Bonefish, and Snook.

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GUNNISON

GUNNISON

$385.00

Made in USA

Cutting through the Black Canyon on the Western Slope of Colorado, and only 10 miles from the Ross Reels factory, the storied Gunnison river inspired the name for one of the most iconic, reliable, and best-selling fly reels ever produced.

As a tribute to the original aesthetics, the Gunnison is designed with octagonal machining, round porting, and a leader groove on the frame. That is where the similarities part ways, as the new Gunnison represents the best in modern reel design while retaining all the reliability and ruggedness of the original.

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EVOLUTION LTX

EVOLUTION LTX

$385.00

Made in USA

IFTD Award

The Ross Reels Evolution series defined the modern trout reel. Now meet the award-winning Evolution LTX: the perfect combination of original Evolution LT feel and Evolution R performance.

The ultra-smooth drag found in the Evolution LT has a long and revered history, but our engineering team took this design to the next level. The drag debuting with the LTX is over four times stronger than its predecessors’, while retaining the sound and feel that helped make the Evolution an icon. This allows it to perform not only as a perfect trout reel, but also has the power to take on saltwater game fish like Redfish, Bonefish, and Snook.

Evolution LTX Black Thumbnail Evolution LTX Platinum Thumbnail

Colorado LT Spool

Colorado LT Spool

$180.00

Made in USA

2016 IFTD Award   Award    

Designed around our original Colorado’s click and pawl system, the new award-winning Colorado LT retains the same ruggedness and the signature all-metal clicker of its older brother. However, that is where the similarities end as the Colorado LT is built with a new aesthetic and modern design evident in its large arbor and highly detailed porting. Adding to its elegant simplicity, the Colorado LT boasts only 15 different parts in total, all designed, machined, and assembled in Montrose, Colorado USA.

Colorado LT

Colorado LT

$295.00

Made in USA

2016 IFTD Award   Award    

Designed around our original Colorado’s click and pawl system, the new award-winning Colorado LT retains the same ruggedness and the signature all-metal clicker of its older brother. However, that is where the similarities end as the Colorado LT is built with a new aesthetic and modern design evident in its large arbor and highly detailed porting. Adding to its elegant simplicity, the Colorado LT boasts only 15 different parts in total, all designed, machined, and assembled in Montrose, Colorado USA.

Animas S

Animas S

$350.00

Made in USA

Even though fly reels are becoming lighter and lighter, there is a portion of the fly fishing community that requires something a bit more robust to better balance their longer rods. The Animas S has been designed to that end with the Spey, Switch, and Saltwater fishermen in mind.

Cimarron II

Cimarron II

$215.00

Made in USA

The Cimarron II will set the standard for affordable large arbor fly reels by incorporating a superior drag mechanism that is extraordinarily smooth, heat resistant and provides incredible stopping power. The series is fully machined out of a proprietary aluminum alloy, fully anodized for protection and built to take the type of abuse applied to a reel that is used every day of the season. More information can be found on the Cimarron II Product Page.

AnimasĀ®

AnimasĀ®

$250.00

Made in USA 

The Animas River flows rough and wild through southwest Colorado. Like its namesake, the Ross Reels™ Animas® reel will keep running no matter what it faces. With a custom two-tone anodized finish and solid aluminum frame components, the reel is coupled with a liquid-smooth and powerful drag system with low start-up inertia. The drag has a tool-less, simple right-to-left hand conversion and protects even the lightest tippet, vital when demanding quarry makes blistering, unexpected runs. The large arbor aids in retrieving all the line that just went through the tip-top.

Evolution LT

Evolution LT

$275.00

Made in USA

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. This series is designed for those anglers who appreciate both art and function, as 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.

Evolution LT - Limited Edition Reel

Evolution LT - Limited Edition Reel

$315.00

Made in USA

A limited edition version of our iconic, best selling Evolution LT™ series

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Gunnison - 2014 Limited Edition

Gunnison - 2014 Limited Edition

$250.00

Made in USA

The Limited Edition Gunnison is available in models G1, G2, and G3 in individually numbered quantities of 1 to 500, 1 to 1,000, and 1 to 500 respectively. Detailed specs can be found on the HERITAGE SERIES page. Order yours today and own a piece of fly fishing history.

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