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 Ross Evolution LTX

The Ross Reels Evolution series defined the modern trout reel. Now meet the award-winning Evolution LTX: the perfect combination of original Evolution LT feel and Evolution R performance

The drag debuting with the LTX is over four times stronger than its predecessors’, while retaining the sound and feel that helped make the Evolution an icon. This allows it to perform not only as a perfect trout reel, but also has the power to take on saltwater game fish like Redfish, Bonefish, and Snook.


  • Machined canvas phenolic handle reduces weight and adds grip
  • Frame / Spool made from a 6061-T6 proprietary aluminum alloy, specifically engineered for Ross Reels
  • Oil impregnated bronze bushing rotating on a stainless steel spindle
  • Based on the engineered stacked-disc system in the Evolution R
  • Over 4-times the drag strength of the Evolution LT®
  • Hard anodized for the perfect balance of durability and color
  • Made in the USA


All capacity numbers are in yards. Line capacities are based on floating fly lines and 20# backing. All numbers are conservative. Capacities will vary according to specific length and diameters of alternative line manufacturers’ products. Capacities will be reduced by approximately 20% if using #30 backing instead of #20 backing.

Ross Evolution LTX 


Cleaning & Maintenance

The Evolution LTX series is fully anodized, making it ideal for use in both freshwater and saltwater. We recommend that you clean your reel after each use, especially after exposure to a salt or alkali environment. When cleaning the reel, the drag must be fully disengaged with the drag knob rotated counterclockwise until the stopping position is reached. Use fresh water (distilled water is preferred) to flush salt and debris from the reel. The Escapement Ring (4) can also be removed from the Spool (1) for more thorough cleaning. For better cleaning results, separate the Spool (1) from the Frame (2), soak both in warm fresh water and then rinse in fresh running water. Before storing, let the Spool (1) and Frame (2) completely dry by placing the drag knob up and the spool face up on a flat surface.  

REMINDER!!! Do not lubricate this reel. Lubricants will degrade the drag system’s performance or make it inoperable. This reel uses a permanently self-lubricating bearing surface and therefore does not need additional lubrication.


Ross Reels® branded fly reels purchased through an Authorized Dealer are covered by a limited lifetime warranty for as long as the product is on the market.* This limited lifetime warranty only applies to the original owner and is not transferable. This limited lifetime warranty is limited to repair or replacement of the product only, and does not cover direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or any other type of damage resulting from the use of the product. This limited lifetime warranty does not cover normal wear and tear, fire, theft, loss, discontinued products or negligence that causes damage to the product. Any intentional damage or improper or illegal misuse of the product voids the limited lifetime warranty. Discontinued products may be replaced with different models where appropriate, as determined in the sole discretion of Ross. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, which may vary from state to state. To qualify for warranty service, the original owner must return the product to Ross with a Product Service Form, or the warranty return will be refused and sent back to the customer. All shipments to Ross must be freight paid. Ross reserves the right to determine whether to repair or replace any product covered by this warranty. Ross further reserves the right to change, modify, or discontinue the design of any product previously manufactured at any time with or without notice and without assuming any obligation to the consumer under the limited lifetime warranty. Discontinued products may be replaced with newer models when necessary. * Products not purchased through an Authorized Dealer are not covered under this warranty. Please return all warranty products with a completed Product Service form.


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