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Ross Reels Evolution R Salt 9/10 Fly Reel
    Ross Reels Evolution R Salt 9/10 Fly Reel
    Purchase Ross Reels Evolution R Salt 9/10 Fly Reel
    • SKU: Ross-Evolution-R-Salt-9-10-Fly-Reel
      Ross Reels Evolution R Salt 9/10 Fly Reel

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    • $695.00

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    Need the best of the best for your saltwater fishing? Welcome the Ross Evolution R Salt Reel. The strongest disc drag on the market with the highest braking power for the hardest pulling fish.

    Fishing in the salt is a grueling endeavor. The conditions are tough, and the fish can be even tougher. The Evolution R Salt was developed to stand up to anything the sea can throw at it. The R Salt builds on the foundation of its smaller sibling, but instead of the Evolution R’s 7-disc system, the R Salt features a supercharged 16-disc sealed drag system comprised of stainless steel and carbon fluoropolymer, producing nearly 30 pounds of drag pressure. Additionally, the R Salt features two smaller counterbalances on the spool, this reduces mass and creates perfect, vibration-free performance when line is being ripped off the spool on long runs.

    This exceptional braking power is housed in a lightweight, yet incredibly strong frame and spool that is based on the Evolution R’s unique design. The large, frame-integrated drag knob allows for easy on-the-fly adjustments with just the palm of your hand during long fights with oversized quarry. The R Salt's geometry is reinforced throughout, yielding an incredibly rugged, yet elegant reel that performs in the most challenging of environments.

    All of this comes together to create a fishing tool with a power-to-weight ratio never before seen in a saltwater fly reel, making the R Salt the most unique, best performing reel per dollar of any on the water today.


    • Ultralight weight and fully machined from 6061-T6 proprietary aluminum alloy
    • Innovative dual mini counterbalances reduce mass
    • Industry leading power-to-weight ratio in a fully sealed drag system
    • Bolstered structural rigidity as well as increased backing capacity
    • Proprietary carbon fiber and machined stainless-steel disc stack
    • Fully machined canvas phenolic handle, on a 7075-T6 chromated aluminum post
    • Type II anodized for the perfect balance of hardness and color
    • Quick release spool and easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion
    • Covered by Ross Reels Lifetime Warranty
    • Weight: 8oz
    • Diameter: 4.43”
    • Width: 1.420”
    • Capacity: WF10/275yds

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    Nice reel
    Ben (NH) | February 19th, 2021
    I purchased this reel for my 9wt striper setup (surf/boat rig). I have a regular Evolution R 7/8 on my flats striper setup and the drag on that reel has always been enough to handle the stripers I've caught - the drag on the R Salt is probably unnecessary for my uses. I purchased the R Salt because the Evolution R does not come in size 9/10. The reel is much beefier than the Evo R in with, presumably because of the larger drag system.
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    Beautiful reel
    Ben (NH) | December 14th, 2020
    I haven’t had the chance to test this reel on any big fish. I purchased the reel to go on my 9wt outfit. I used the an Evo R on my 8wt and have had no issues with drag strength on big stripers and blues, but I wanted a larger reel for my 9wt and the Evo R only goes up to size 7/8. The 9/10 R Salt is much heftier than the Evo R, but it is still much lighter than my 9/10 Sage Spectrum The 9/10 R Salt holds a bunch of backing and it will be my dedicated saltwater boat rod. Excited for this reel and I know that if I need the drag strength, it is there..