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Ross Cimarron Fly Reel Review

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed Ross has slowly been turning into a higher-end reel company. This latest release goes back to Ross's roots with a more affordable Fly Reel. Find out what makes this reel special in our video review. 

Ross Cimarron Fly Reel Review

Ross Cimarron Fly Reel Review

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed Ross has slowly been turning into a higher-end reel company. This latest release goes back to Ross's roots with a more affordable Fly Reel. Find out what makes this reel special in our video review. 

Ross Cimarron Fly Reel Review

Ross Reels was founded in 1973 by Ross Hauck in Montrose, Colorado. The company's mission was to create high-quality, American-made fly fishing reels that would stand the test of time. Over the years, Ross Reels has become synonymous with exceptional craftsmanship, innovation, and reliability, earning a loyal following among anglers worldwide. With multiple patents and awards under its belt, Ross Reels continues to push the boundaries of fly reel design and performance.

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  1. Ross Evolution LTX Fly Reel
    $475.00
  2. Ross Colorado Fly Reel
    $375.00
  3. Ross Animas Fly Reel
    $385.00
  4. Ross Evolution R Salt Fly Reel
    $695.00 - $895.00
  5. Ross Evolution R Fly Reel
    $575.00
  6. Ross Evolution FS Fly Reel
    $595.00 - $695.00
  7. Ross San Miguel Fly Reel
    $675.00
  8. Ross Cimarron Fly Reel
    $295.00
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Today, Ross fly reels are manufactured in Colorado. Ross stands by their motto “made on the water” and their location in Colorado ensures optimal field testing. The company’s attention to detail and commitment to design and innovation has resulted in some of the very best reels on the market today. Ross’ rigorous testing and team of industry experts contribute to the fly fishing industry in big ways. Ross reels are lighter, stronger, larger, and more functional than others in the industry. The LTX, for example, has a drag that is four times stronger than the LT. Ross has left no detail unnoticed in the production of their resume of reels and the variety of reel models made by Ross means they have a reel for every angler.

Check out some of their great reels:

Ross Evolution LTX: The Evolution LTX series excels in a variety of fly fishing applications, from small streams to large rivers. This series offers four models, covering line weights from 3 to 8. The LTX combines the best features of the iconic Evolution LT and the more recent Evolution R, providing a perfect balance of strength, durability, and smoothness. The price point for the Evolution LTX series starts at around $395.

Ross Animas: The Animas series is designed for versatility and reliability in both freshwater and saltwater environments. With five models covering line weights from 4 to 8, the Animas reels feature a large arbor design and a robust frame. These attributes make the Animas an excellent choice for anglers targeting a variety of species. The price point for the Animas series starts at around $295.

Ross Evolution R Salt
The Evolution R Salt series is specifically designed for saltwater fly fishing, with five models ranging from a 7-weight to a 12-weight. These reels boast a fully sealed, maintenance-free drag system, an ultra-large arbor design, and a durable frame. The Evolution R Salt is built to withstand the harshest saltwater conditions and offers a price point starting at around $595.

Ross Colorado: The Colorado series is designed for lightweight performance, excelling in small to medium-sized streams and rivers. This series offers four models, covering line weights from 2 to 5. The Colorado reels feature a fully machined aluminum frame, a click-and-pawl drag system, and a classic aesthetic. The price point for the Colorado series starts at around $335.

Ross Evolution R: The Evolution R series is designed for a wide range of freshwater fly fishing applications, with four models ranging from a 3-weight to an 8-weight. These reels feature a fully sealed, maintenance-free drag system, an ultra-large arbor design, and a lightweight yet strong frame. The price point for the Evolution R series starts at around $495.

Ross San Miguel: The San Miguel series is a modern reinterpretation of the classic San Miguel reel, designed for finesse and precision in various fly fishing situations. This series offers three models, covering line weights from 2 to 6. The San Miguel reels feature a strong drag system, a large arbor design, and a timeless aesthetic. The price point for the San Miguel series starts at around $595.

Ross Evolution FS: Ross' newest model, the Evolution FS series is designed for lightweight performance and versatility in freshwater environments. This series offers three models, covering line weights from 2 to 5. The FS reels feature a fully machined aluminum frame, a sealed drag system, and a classic look. The price point for the Evolution FS series starts at around $425.