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Posted August 7, 2015 by admin in Fly Fishing Articles
 
 

Ross Animas Fly Reel

ross animas fly reel
ross animas fly reel

Ross Animas Fly Reel

The Ross Animas Fly Reel has quickly become the Platte River Fly Shop’s hot fly reel in 2015 with it’s economical price and new features. With it’ s lightweight large arbor ported frame and smooth drag that easily converts from left to right hand the Animas is the perfect fly reel for trout waters in the west. The Animas fly reel comes in a size range from 3/4 to 11/12 that will fit the needs of any serious angler.

The single-piece spool is ported which makes it lighter and pleasing to the eye. The handle of the Animas has a reverse taper and is fully anodized machined aluminum, which is a first for Ross. The Animas reel has already been a big hit with the Platte River Fly Shop and we can personally tell you that our customers thus far have been very happy with the Ross Animas Reel.

The Animas River flows through southwest Colorado and will keep on running; just like the newest reel from Ross: The “Animas”. This large arbor reel has solid aluminum frame components and two toned anodized finish. The Animas has a low start up inertia coupled with a smooth and powerful drag. No tools are needed to switch the drag from left to right.

Ross Fly Reels also donates 10% from each sale of a USA-made product to conservation, so you can feel even better about your purchase so get your Animas Fly Reel today.

FEATURES

  •  6061-T6 proprietary aluminum alloy
  • Fully machined, 1 piece frame spool, 1 piece spool, handle, and drag knob
  • Delrin 500AF with impregnated Teflon – space-age polymer that is durable, heat resistant, self-lubricating and maintenance free
  • Quick release locking spool, easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion
  • Custom two-tone type II anodized finish for the perfect balance of hardness and color
  • Designed for use in all freshwater, warmwater and saltwater fishing environments
  • Stealth Black (with Moss hardware), Granite (with Bronze hardware)
Animas Fly Reel Size Chart
SIZE WIDTH DIAMETER WEIGHT LINE WEIGHT CAPACITY
Stealth Black
Animas™ Stealth Black – 3|4 0.97” 3.125” 4.3oz 3-4wt. WF3+75
Animas™ Stealth Black – 4|5 0.97” 3.25” 4.5oz 4-5wt. WF4+100
Animas™ Stealth Black – 5|6 1.01” 3.50” 4.9oz 5-6wt. WF5+150
Animas™ Stealth Black – 7|8 1.09” 3.875” 7.0oz 7-8wt. WF8+200
Animas™ Stealth Black – 9|10 1.17” 4.25” 8.5oz 9-10wt. WF9+250
Animas™ Stealth Black – 11|12 1.19” 4.625” 9.5oz 11-12wt. WF12+275
Granite
Animas™ Granite – 3|4 0.97” 3.125” 4.3oz 3-4wt. WF3+75
Animas™ Granite – 4|5 0.97” 3.25” 4.5oz 4-5wt. WF4+100
Animas™ Granite – 5|6 1.01” 3.50” 4.9oz 5-6wt. WF5+150
Animas™ Granite – 7|8 1.09” 3.875” 7.0oz 7-8wt. WF8+200
Animas™ Granite – 9|10 1.17” 4.25” 8.5oz 9-10wt. WF9+250
Animas™ Granite – 11|12 1.19” 4.625” 9.5oz 11-12wt. WF12+275
This reel is perfect for the North Platte River and other tailwaters. So if your looking for a great fly reel at a great price you won’t find anything better than the Ross Animas Fly Reel.

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