Fishing Report. The design of the rod is also classic Scott and includes elements from higher end rods like the Radian to encourage performance. I had them do that for their new F Series fiberglass rod. After an 8-year run, Scott has decided to discontinue the Radian and replace it with the all-new Scott Centric. Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Tweet Share on Twitter Pin it Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp Share on WhatsApp. Ya know, I think so little of the Radian that I'm not surprised it's being replaced. Crayfish; Members; 3 81 posts; Location: USA; Report; Share; Posted September 1. But there seemed to be less "feel" that I was expecting given my experience with the Radian series. $480.00 to $570.00 - apply Price filter. The new Scott Centric fly rod (photo: Scott Fly Rods). The Scott Flex 906-4 is a great 6 weight at an unbeatable price. Photo: Kyle Shea. Loomis, Did you fish the 9'2"/#4 LL with dry flies? The Radian replacement has (finally) arrived. It is the replacement for the S4 series of rods which are also considered fast action. I probably could have gotten a deal if I would have waited. Watch; Results matching fewer words. The SCOTT CUSTOM SHOP offers the unprecedented opportunity to build a Scott rod with customized componentry for your angling preferences. Shop with confidence. or Best Offer +$20.00 shipping . LEARN ABOUT THE SCOTT DIFFERENCE Posted on August 31, 2020 - Latest News, Sporting Gear The Scott Fly Rod Company made serious waves back in 2013 when the Radian rod series hit the market, stealing title of Best New Fly Rod and also Best Overall New Product at IFTD that year, not to mention almost a full 7 years held as the company’s flagship freshwater rod. Awesome stick. Considering a fish 4 weights more so than 5 weights even when nymphing, a fast 4 weight isn’t out of the question as a first purchase in the series. Such is the case with the new "Radian" fly rod from Scott, which deservedly won "Best in Show" in the New Product Showcase of the recent International Fly Tackle Dealer trade expo. It was really fun to cast--it has a ton of power and insane recovery. I hang out in a fly shop that carries the Radian, and I've haven't seen one brought back in. This is an awesome 6 weight rod that is sure to impress. The Scott Radian Series puts the “feel” in “fast.” Inspired to create a fast action rod with greater feel and touch, Scott rod designer Jim Bartschi conceived a fly rod that generates surreal line speed through fast recovery rather than sheer stiffness. Pre-Owned. The carp are between 10 - 14 pounds, and it handles them without a problem. $1,195.00. SCOTT RADIAN FLY ROD FISHING SECTOR 8'4'' #15 3-PC (S 84153) S84153. The "heaviness" may be that the components on the prototype aren't the final components, which can make a meaningful difference. Sep 3, 2020 #2. I had them do that for their new F Series fiberglass rod. Like every Scott, the Radian is fundamentally easy to cast. Unlike the S4 the Scott Radian has much more feel without losing that crisp fast action performance. Make an Offer. Get it in front of 160+ million buyers. The best thing about the centric is the radians on sale . How’d we do it? They are incredibly light yet strong and were an absolute joy to cast and fish with. He was very cagey and wouldn't tell me the rod model or much else including a release date except to say he loved it and that it was slightly faster than the current Radian but very smooth. The Radian is going on 8. The first thing you notice when you get your hands on the Scott Radian is that this rod is ascetically like nothing else on the market. The Radian is the newest member of the Scott fly rod lineup. I'll also add that I was pretty disappointed in the 905 NRX+. Pre-Owned. Not only is the coating soft and thick on the River and Stream but the front taper is way out of proportion. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Was going to say that I cant find it at all either. Its replacement, Scott's new Centric, is the product of 18 months of development and is built on all new tapers, a … Plan D Boat Boxes $ 39.99 – $ 79.99 Select options; Orvis Helios 3F $ 898.00 – $ 949.00 Select options; Lamson Force SL Series II $ 499.95 – $ 609.95 Select options; Hardy Shadow $ 389.95 Select options; Directions. Definitely had super fast recovery. Radian 907/4: This is a great streamer/smallmouth rod. maineflifisher 6 Posted September 1. maineflifisher. + Shipping to: 98837. Anyway, Scott has more than likely used their carbon weave technology on the R2. Buy It Now. The FB version has a slightly lighter swing weight but this version has a bit more power and great stability. Cool stealthy black and red color scheme. Share this post. … Just scooped this up from Trident. Ya know, I think so little of the Radian that I'm not surprised it's being replaced. Over $570.00 - apply Price filter. Yes, don't know exactly what his interpretation of smooth meant but I guess feel. Marley 3 Posted September 1. He had two rods, 9'2" 4# and a speciality 10'8" 3 (maybe 4) I used for euro nymphing. Free shipping. Until now, you've had to choose between a rod with power and line speed, or a rod with touch and feel. In fact, this is one of our favorite trout rods we’ve ever cast at the 45-foot distance. Should complement my custom 906 Radian just fine, and that will help ensure that at least two Radians never darken anyone's skies again!! The Radian has been discontinued as of 2020, check out our review of it’s replacement: the Scott Centric! You’ve had to choose between a rod with power and line speed, or a rod with touch and feel. FYI, Telluride Angler has a review for the new Scott Radian replacement, the Centric. Not only is the coating soft and thick on the River and Stream but the front taper is way out of proportion. I would strongly recommend guys holding off on the Radian until these new Hardy rods hit the market in September. To help facilitate matters for those who are finally drawing close to getting your hands on the updated Radian, I would like to offer to help rid the market of the old ones, especially if you have one of the 1004 Radians laying about. Save scott radian to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. I looked on that link but don't see anything. Scott Radian - Single Handed Rods // FREE EXPRESS SHIPPING // C $1,082.55. Have they removed it? Scott will definitely turn you a custom grip if you don't like it. Subjective, as such matters are. But it wore me out! Scott Radian - Two Handers // FREE EXPRESS SHIPPING // C $1,627.23. Not so with the G Series, though. Scott Radian 10' 5wt Fly Fishing Rod. He was very cagey and wouldn't tell me the rod model or much else including a release date except to say he loved it and that it was slightly faster than the current Radian but very smooth. The Radian is springy, not rigid. Scott will definitely turn you a custom grip if you don't like it. You must log in or register to reply here. Scott will definitely turn you a custom grip if you don't like it. You must log in or register to reply here. JavaScript is disabled. Tags: Review Scott Streamer Fishing. I could throw crazy tight loops and make very long casts. Optimal line match up is not only about grain weight but taper design that enhances the rods capabilities for specific techniques. Contact. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Under $480.00 - apply Price filter. $470.00. A tackle dealer I deal with recently cast the new R2 at the NZ distributor for Scott. Often more. Fast and Feel have finally come together. The best 4-weight rods are superb at the short to medium distances, such as the Zephrus, the Pure, the Scott G-Series and the Orvis Helios 3F. Had heard through the grapevine about a forthcoming new rod from Scott so I went sleuthing. I know this topic is about the Radian replacement and members are rightly excited about it. I dream of the day that Scott builds the Radian in a 9 weight, but for now this is a great alternative. Not that I need another rod.. just curious. My idea of a smooth casting rod might be completely different to his or anyone else's interpretation, if they have one. It's a lot of work to cast--kind of feels like a 7 weight to me (the Edge felt like a 9 weight, and not even a good one). You may have noticed that over the past year there’s been one rod in particular making waves (pun intended) in the saltwater world – Scott Fly Rod’s new Meridian series of salt specific fly rods. Dang, I just ordered a Radian. I only live down the road from the UK factory and a good friend offered me a cast and a fish - he has good relations with the top team in Hardy. The X 586-4 is a little smoother and sweeter, especially with a line of subtle taper such as the SA Trout Taper or Rio Perception. I had them do that for their new F Series fiberglass rod. However I have had the good fortune to cast and fish with a couple of the new Hardy Zephrus replacement rods in demo form only. Like a majority of fast action rods on the market today you will initially notice that this rod is extremely lightweight. Price. Find great deals on eBay for radian 12". Got one to sell? Not sure what all that power is good for if it requires more effort and results in less distance. So. Navigation. Taxman. JavaScript is disabled. A tackle dealer I deal with recently cast the new R2 at the NZ distributor for Scott. Typically, Scott's fly rod series stay in the company's lineup for at least 5 years. Along this journey, we’ve developed a way of doing things that we call The Scott Difference. The Scott Flex is a rod for the everyman. Meet the All New Radian Until now. Lots of Radians for sale on the auction site. Quote; Link to post. I had just been fishing the 904 Radian the day before (though I don't own that rod), so I did have some reference for comparison. I own a Radian 905, great rod, but I didn't like the high swing-weight so I sold it. The Centric is designed to improve upon what the Radian set out to accomplish many years ago: bringing fast AND feel to the freshwater angler. It is at its best with a floating line for smallmouth fishing or a 200 grain sink tip for below surface work. The Flex is insanely caster-friendly, especially at important trout distances, and is incredibly forgiving. I throw some pretty big flies for bass on the rivers, and it seems up to task. Well many of us liked when fast met feel...I guess many will like it when faster meets smooth? I will be looking heavily at the 4 and 5 weight models when they arrive. $699.99. I fished my 1004 this weekend. As of July 2015, the cost of these repairs is $50 and the turnaround time is about 4 weeks. So, the G Series passed the accuracy and line speed tests but, how did it handle playing big strong trout? Prices are not reflective of the abundance of rods yet. About . Scott manipulated the taper and weight of each section in such a way that they were able get the tip to bounce back quickly, but not through stiffness. It casts great when paired with a Rio Gold WF6F and a slightly heavier fly reel. Oh well, I am still very excited for it! It’s an easy casting rod that feels amazing in hand. Buy It Now. Scott Radian 855-4 vs Sage X 586-4 Like the 8 ½’ 4-weight models, the Radian 855-4 is stiffer than the X 586-4 and has a fast transition between the tip and mid sections, which creates a more defined flex point. Quite like that, reminds me of a Stickman Evil Black. What is your description of it please? First I'll say that I get Willy's point about the sense of a rod with the wrong line on it. Scott Radian 9' 5-weight Fly Rod Condition:10 Rod is in like new condition. Scott Radian 8’6” 4wt Fly Rod. The Centric is designed to improve upon what the Radian set out to accomplish many years ago: bringing fast AND feel to the freshwater angler. They are hand crafted in Montrose, Colorado, and covered by Scott’s Unconditional Lifetime Warranty. August or September is what I heard yesterday. Am I the only one that cant find the images that you guys are talking about? Should complement my custom 906 Radian just fine, and that will help ensure that at least two Radians never darken anyone's skies again!! Scott M Series 9' #8 4pc - CUSTOM MADE- Fly Rod **FREE Shipping** C $1,354.89. Now, onto Scott Radian. But thanks to Scott, those days are over. The Radian replacement has (finally) arrived. Under Bartschi's guidance, Scott tends to only replace rod models when it truly believes it can build a better product. Brand New. Rods must be registered within 30 days of purchase to qualify for the warranty. Cast great in close. They responded with the G Series, that is more flexible, lighter and stronger than its predecessor. Rods purchased from third party sites such as Ebay or Amazon are not covered by the warranty. But thanks to Scott, those days are over. I've always liked that shape. Thank you, I was eyeing a used Radian for the same price yesterday. I've had a 5wt for a few months. First I'll say that I get Willy's point about the sense of a rod with the wrong line on it. The Radian is hand crafted in Montrose CO in a facility that puts out some of the most stunning fly rods on the market. The prototype felt quite a bit faster, and honestly a little heavier. Scott ARC 196/4 … Watch; Scott Radian - Two Handers // FREE EXPRESS SHIPPING // Brand New. The G2 lasted 12 years. As a seven weight, it is more of a niche rod for freshwater use. Scott fly rods range in price from $475-$995. Vintage Scott POWR Ply Fly Fishing … Scott L2h Two Handers // FREE SHIPPING // C $742.13. I've heard nothing but glowing reports about the few advance R2's that are circulating about in the hands of reps. What, Willy, no SKY in your #5 comparo? Sep 4, 2020. After 8 years, the widely coveted flagship of Scott's freshwater lineup, the Radian, has a successor. Sep 3, 2020 #2. rnfarley Senior Member. Just a first impression when I picked it up and started casting. Taxman Senior Member. Looks like the reel seat is a black version of the micarta insert used on the new G Series and Ross reel handles. The Scott Meridian 908/4 (9 foot, 8 weight, 4 piece). I've fished it for carp and bass with no trouble so far. Add into the mix the Scott Radian and G-Series, the T&T Avantt, the Sage X, as well as the G. Loomis NRX LP and Asquith, and you have a full array of the best 4-weight rods on the market. The Scott difference At Scott, we’ve spent the last 45 years working to perfect the design, craftsmanship, and performance of fly rods. I got my hands on one of the 904 prototypes about a month ago for a brief session of lawn casting. To help facilitate matters for those who are finally drawing close to getting your hands on the updated Radian, I would like to offer to help rid the market of the old ones, especially if you have one of the 1004 Radians laying about. $595.00. What Scott innovated and proved so well in Radian is that you don’t need to make a rod a broomstick in order to achieve quick recovery speed. Post STS, Scott did S3 (mine is a 9'/#4.5), meh, and S4 a bit better which actually shone brightest in its saltwater sizes, I really liked my S4s 9'/#8. Contains blank warranty card Note: All photos are of the actual product. With all rumors, who knows? After an 8-year run, Scott has decided to discontinue the Radian and replace it with the all-new Scott Centric. A line with a short rear taper might cast a mile but mend and handle poorly during fishing due to the hinge in the taper. The un-finished blank is dark gunmetal grey that’s accented with pale orange wraps creating a very unique and attractive rod. When you go to cast the Sky G......bring your wallet. Images on Scott's site. What really seemed crazy to me was that I could throw the 905 Radian 5-10 feet further on my best casts than on my best casts with the NRX+. Scott Radian $ 795.00 $ 640.00 Select options; Related products. Scott Lifetime Warranty - The Scott Radian, like all Scott fly rods, is covered by the Scott Lifetime Warranty, which covers the rod for the life of the original owner. Some people don't care for it, but I'm glad they kept the Radian-style full wells grip. Scott has been waiting on a replacement for the G2. Can’t find it at all. Unregistered or resold rods are not covered by this warranty. Not excited to see that grip design....again. "Radian"/"Meridian" > "Centric"/"Sector". Category: Reviews By Andy McKinley May 26, 2014 36 Comments. Sep 4, 2020 #3. Meanwhile, Jerry Siem had advanced to chief of design at Sage and his Don Green designed XP replacement was Z-Axis, a series he was extraordinarily proud of. I always felt like it had a ways to go in the feel department- I cast the 9' 5 wt side by side by side with several top rods and thought it came in last in that area. Update your shipping location 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. Find us on your way to the Yellowstone River Directions. The G2 was a damn fine fly rod and I was skeptical of how good the replacement really could be. From Iceland. Thread starter #3. It could also be in my head. Free shipping. Like Amp Trout could be a fine dry fly line for R2 and 1/2 heavier Infinity a better line for weighted payloads. Marley. 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