Ross Reels

Ross Reels are the #1 Selling Fly Reels in the USA!

Ross reels is recognized as the leading fly reel manufacturer in the USA. They are also a premier manufacturer of high quality fly rods, fishing pliers and other outdoor related products. Their personal commitment to quality, innovation and customer satisfaction has resulted in our products being honored with more industry awards than any other fly tackle manufacturer! This year marks their 35th year of business. With more than three decades of award-winning history, you can be confident that a Ross product purchased today will be supported for a lifetime of use and enjoyment.

Ross reels employ a team of skilled professionals who are passionate about the outdoors and bring real world experience into every aspect of design and manufacturing. Their team is committed to producing the finest products in the world, and this pledge is only surpassed by our dedication to providing each customer with unmatched service and complete satisfaction. They are a team of outdoor professionals who understand the importance of reliable gear, and most importantly! Commitment to quality shows in every product they make.

EVERY Ross Reel USA product is designed, engineered, manufactured and quality checked at the facility in Montrose, Colorado USA. Their team of engineers has more than 50 years of combined experience in designing innovative products that meet the high demands of outdoor enthusiasts.

When you expect a product to last a lifetime, the company you buy it from better still be in business when your reel needs service. This year marks our 35th year of manufacturing world-class fishing tackle. With more than three decades of award-winning history, you can be confident that a Ross reel purchased today will be supported for a lifetime of use and enjoyment.

Awards in Design and Manufacturing

Ross reels is the recipient of more industry "Awards in Excellence" for innovation, dependability and performance than any other fly reel manufacturer in the world.

Ross Reels USA Product Features and Warranty

ALL Ross USA reels come with the following standard features and guarantee:

  • Fully machined out of 6061 - T6 high quality aluminum, which has undergone a proprietary process that increases the strength of the metal and allows for the application of a more durable anodize
  • Self-lubricating, synthetic drag system that is virtually maintenance free
  • Anodized for the perfect balance of hardness and color
  • Seamless transition between line-in and drag engagement (no start-up friction)
  • Quick release locking spool
  • Easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion
  • Exposed spool rim for palming
  • Guaranteed for life
  • Made in Montrose, Colorado USA

Maintenance of Ross Reels

Ross reels never need to be lubricated. In fact lubrication of the disc drag mechanism will make it inoperable. The synthetic materials used in the Ross reels are self-lubricating and require no additional maintenance. Also, the bushings are oil-impregnated for the spindle to spool interface. The bronze bushings are impregnated with oil through extreme heat and pressure. When the spool bushing rotates on the frame's spindle, a capillary action occurs where lubrication leeches out of the pores of the bushing onto the stainless spindle. The result is an ultra-smooth rotation which eliminates the need for added lubrication, It is simple, yet effective.

Cleaning a Ross reel is simple. The lack of unnecessary lubrication is the reason Ross reels are so easy to maintain. When you eliminate an attractant for dirt and miscellaneous debris, you also eliminate the need for the care required by most competitors' reels. Because the reels are anodized, they can be used in both fresh and saltwater. Anodizing is a electro-chemical process that allows a surface oxide to build up as well as penetrate into the pores of the aluminum. Anodize protects Ross reels from corrosion that may result from saltwater exposure or other harsh environments. The barrier created by the anodize guarantees a lifetime of use without surface deterioration. It is recommended that you clean the reel after exposure to a salt or alkali environment. Both the frame and the spool should be soaked in warm freshwater and then rinsed in fresh running water. For best results separate the spool from the frame and fully disengage the drag (rotate the drag knob counter clockwise until the stopping position is reached) to allow freshwater to flush saltwater and debris from the drag system. Allow the frame and spool time to air dry before reattaching the spool to the frame and storing the reel.

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