Tag: Scott Rod Company

Video: Scott Flex Fly Rod

Jim Bartschi, president of Scott Fly Rods, goes through the design features of the newest fast-action, freshwater fly rod the company is calling Flex. It comes in 16 different builds, weights three through eight, and is priced at $475.

Video: Scott Rods - Tidal Series Fly Rods

New for 2015, Scott will be introducing the Tidal series of fly rods. Company president Jim Bartschi compares the technology and design to that of what shaped skis and cavity-backed clubs did for the skiing and golfing industries. The idea behind the design was to "make a rod that makes it easier to accurately present flies in saltwater conditions."

Video: Scott Fly Rod's Jim Bartschi Talks about the Award-Winning Radian Fly Rod

Scott Fly Rod President Jim Bartschi talks about the new Radian Fly Rods out this month from the company. The rod just won Best Freshwater Fly Rod and Overall "Best of Show" at the ICAST/IFTD fishing trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada last week. Kirk Deeter, editor of Angling Trade Magazine says this about the rod, "The premise for Radian is fairly...

Podcast Interview: Scott Rod Designer Jim Bartschi

Scott Rod designer and president of the company Jim Bartschi talks to MidCurrent about the new T3H line of spey and switch rods, what his history and philosophy degree has to do with rod design, and ideas on what the heck you do with a 4-weight, 10' 1/2" switch rod. Direct download: MidCurrent Interviews Jim Bartschi

"Gear Head" Michael Gracie Talks Scott Rods

Will Rice from Trout's Fly Fishing talks with self-professed "Gear Head" Michael Gracie about looking like Telly Savalas, his recent trip to South Andros, and why he only fishes Scott Rods. Gracie says, "Rods and reel choices are 100% personal preference – both in terms of the angler’s fishing preferences (species, wade v. float, etc.) as well as their...

Scott A4 Fly Rods

Scott Fly Rods has come out with a new “A4” rod series. The company described casting A4 on its IFTD entry form: “Like the first time you heard Iggy Pop, only better.” As “stooges” with our own Motor City roots, we can respect that, but we won’t leave it there. A4 has the typical, not-overdone-by-speed casting action that Scott aficionados...

Scott Debuts F2 Series Fly Rods, Beefs Up Existing Rod Lines

F2 Series Scott is introducing a new series of fiberglass rods for 2011 that both improve performance and pay homage to their long history of working with glass.   (The company is approaching their 40th year designing and building fly rods with fiberglass.)   Jim Bartschi of Scott Fly Rods feels that, "glass is uniquely suited to fishing applications that...