2020 ROSS SAN MIGUEL 4-5 FLY REEL : 4-5WT
The New 2020 Ross San Miguel Fly Reel is one of the coolest reels to come out in years, and it won the coveted “Best New Freshwater Fly Reel” Award at IFTD 2019. The San Miguel has the classic looks and feel of the original, with several significant improvements over its predecessor.
Inside the beautiful solid black frame that the San Miguel is famous for, everything has changed including a larger arbor size for faster line pick up, new carbon/stainless steel, fully sealed, disc drag system for super smooth performance, and an improved spool release for easy line changes.
The San Miguel features a carbon/stainless steel, fully sealed, disc drag system that’s perfect for applying smooth stopping power for any freshwater species. The award-winning San Miguel reel makes the perfect complement to any premium 4-5wt trout rod.
- Large arbor for faster line pickup and less line memory
- Fully machined spool and familiar black gloss solid frame
- Powerful carbon/stainless steel drag system, completely sealed and maintenance-free
- Canvas micarta handle for a no-slip grip when wet
- Backed by the Ross Lifetime Warranty
- Line weights: 4-5
- Arbor width: 0.88″
- Diameter: 3.27″
- Weight: 5.80 oz.
- Capacity: WF4+90 yds 20 lbs backing, WF+75 yds
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5.00/5 Stars out of 2 Reviews
Alessandro (Cincinnati, OH) | August 8th, 2020
I am familiar with the old ross san miguel. Had wanted one way back when but couldnt afford it. Its a pricey reel but splurged to fit a new Gloomis nrx+ 4wt. Its a fantastic reel. Beutiful blend of the orignial with modern updates like large arbor. The smoothness of this reel is truly amazing. I own many other reels in this price range or higher. Nothing else quite like it. Maching work and tolerances are pretty amazing on par with abel. Its slightly on the heavier side but still balances well. Kudos to ross for updates to create a modern classic. If looking for a lifelong reel that is functional and beautiful and can pass down. This and abel are good options
Elliot (Missouri) | May 12th, 2020
Bored with the COVID19 I succumbed to retail therapy. I started planning on a trip to Wyoming but rested it out locally on some small bass. I actually used the drag. It did. It disappoint.