Bauer Releases New SST Fly Reels

SST Bauer Reels

From Bauer:

Now Available – the NEW SST from Bauer Fly Reels.

Featuring a striking narrow profile frame design, the SST offers exceptional large arbor performance, our proven carbon fiber drag system, star knob operation and a wide variety of color options.

As with all our reels, the SST is precision-machined and built to meet the requirements of the most demanding anglers and angling situations. An extraordinary new reel for 2 through 9wt lines.


  • 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 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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