Scott Radian Premium Two Handed Fly Rods
The Scott Radian has been one of the finest fly rods to appear on the market in the last decade. Scott has taken everything that's great about the single handers and added a little more to create the powerful yet sensitive Radian Two Handed Fly Rods.
Say Ďhelloí to your spey rod for the next 10 years. Thatís how we rate the quality of the Radian Two Handers.
The Scott Radian Two Handers are very lightweight but generate immense line speeds. They have a ton of feeling even though they are a powerful class of fly rods. Because of their smooth delivery of power, the Radian Two-Handers are effective when youíre fishing tight to the bank or clear across the River. The Radian 2H fishes dry lines with traditionals or skaters and skagit heads with sink tips and weighted flies very well. It is an all-around spey rod that you can fish with in any situation or water level.
X-Core Technology.X-Core joins the highest level composite technology with innovative design. By using fast taper mandrels with lightweight, larger diameter yet thinner-walled blanks, you get a fly rod with stiffness and feel, stability and sensitivity. In other words, a larger diameter blank will inevitably be more stable, and when you couple it with a low-mass blank wall you also have more feel. See the picture above for a clearer demonstration of Scottís X-Core Technology.
Advanced Reinforced Carbon (ARC).Instead of adding a layer of carbon down the entirety of the blank, Scottís latest ARC technology adds hoops of Carbon up the interior of the blank. This increases strength without sacrificing weight because instead of a continuous layer of carbon, it is broken up into individual hoops. This is also how they are able to build a blank with such a thin wall-because it is reinforced with carbon hoops.
Components.The Reel seats are made from aluminum bar stock and treated with type 3 hard coat. The Stripping Guides on the Radian Two Handers are titanium with SiC rings combined with Sankebrand snake guides. Grips are made from the finest cork you can find.
Scott goes out of their way to mention that the Radian Two Handers will cast all types of spey heads with ease, but they are particularly incredible with Scandi heads and long belly lines.