Winner of “Best in Show” in the New Product Showcase of the recent International Fly Tackle Dealer trade expo, the new Scott Radian is all its cracked up to be. By combining their ReAct Technology along with X Core Technology  Scott created a rod that dampens power sapping vibrations without making the rod overly stiff or , as Scott puts “Fast meets Feel”. We has the chance to cast the rods before they were released and man, did they impress. The 9 ft 5 wt was a dream. Loading easily at short distances, booming out “Hail Mary’s”,  mends, roll cast- this thing did it and did it well.

And Scott didn’t scrimp on the hardware either. Using titanium framed SiC stripping guides, custom reel seats with burled box elder spacers, the very top grade Portuguese cork, and the new patented Universal snake guides, the Radian is an eye catcher.

New Scott Radian


About The Author

Haskell started his outdoor career at Bass Pro Shops teaching weekly fly tying and beginner fly fishing classes where he introduced literally thousands (40+ students per week for 2 years) of new fly fisherman to the sport. Since starting in the outdoor industry, Haskell has worked as the Fishing Manager for Orvis Dallas, Membership and Youth Programs Manager for Dallas Safari Club and as the Vice President of North American Operations for the venerable South African company of Rowland Ward. He’s experienced fishing the Florida Keys, Belize, the Baja Peninsula, and all over the lower forty-eight. While passionate about conservation and educating the future generations about the outdoors, Haskell volunteers for several International conservation groups. Haskell’s experience, warm personality, and deep knowledge of fly-fishing are invaluable assets to our sales floor and fly fishing education department.

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