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New From Bauer: The SST Fly Reel

Posted on July 22 2016

Bauer has announced the release of their new SST fly reel, which combines large arbor spool and frame design with fully sealed zero-backlash carbon fiber drag.

Read more in the press release below.

New From Bauer Fly Reels – The New SST

Striking Design, Awesome Performance

SST press release photo

Introducing the NEW Bauer SST. The SST fly reel combines an elegant and striking fresh colorful style with a beautiful new large arbor spool and frame design. Inside, the new SST reels utilize Bauer’s industry-leading fully sealed zero-backlash carbon fiber drag for incredible performance. These new premium reels come in a spectacular clear silver aluminum finish with a choice of a colorful new star drag dials in a choice of 8 stunning colors. Bauer revolutionized fly reel design with the introduction of their unique large arbor fly reel in 1995 and the new SST precision-manufactured reels continue the tradition of Bauer innovation as the “Swiss watch of fly reels.”


  • SST reels feature a beautiful new narrow profile frame with multi-sized porting.
  • New large arbor spool rotates on sealed, precision stainless steel ball bearings with a silk-smooth star drag adjustment.
  • Fully sealed incredibly smooth carbon fiber drag system delivers exceptional performance at all settings and requires no maintenance.
  • Available for 2wt through 8wt lines with our new simplified SST line-naming protocol (e.g,. the SST 3 is ideal for a 3-weight line, the SST 4 is ideal for a 4-weight line, etc). However, each SST reel can also be comfortably used for one line size smaller or larger, depending on the user’s preference.


  • Sizes: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8    (for 2-weight through 9-weight fly lines)
  • Colors: Available in either Clear Silver Anodized Aluminum with choice of several beautiful Star Drag dial colors, or in all jet black.
  • Star Drag Dial: Clear Anodized Aluminum SST Reels can be ordered with Star Drag dial in Red, Blue, Green, Gold, Black, or Clear. Light Blue or Pink available with preorder and an additional $25 charge.
  • Hub: Red hub color is standard. Additional Hub colors of Gold, Blue or Clear are available with preorder and an additional $25 charge
  • Suggested Retail Price: – $355 – $525

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