Scott has replaced the much-loved Radian fly rod series with the Centric, their new fast action rod series for performance in a variety of freshwater scenarios. This series has a lot of similarities to the Radian Series and is built for anglers who prefer a fast rod and cast with a quick casting stroke. That being said, it’s a little more refined than that. If you haven’t cast this brand new series yet, trust us, you’ll be glad you did.
ReAct Technology – ReAct is Scott’s proprietary technology for reducing vibrations and increasing recovery speed. It does this by combining their X-Core design with new materials and tapers. The result is a rod that is extremely high performing, yet retains the feel that we’ve come to expect from Scott.
Multi-Modulus Design – Scott’s Centric has a Multi-Modulus blank design that creates smoother rod flex and line recovery by varying fiber tensile modulus throughout the rod. This technology allows Scott to control stiffness and flexibility at every point along the rod blank. The result? Smooth, fine-tuned performance.
Fiberfuse, Arc 2, and Finish – The Centric is made with an advanced Fiberfuse resin that allows superior chemical bonding throughout the rod blank for a stronger fly rod design. Advanced Reinforced Carbon (Arc) adds to the rod’s strength and reduces torque. The Centric is also made with hollow internal ferrule technology and a natural, unsanded finish to keep the rod insanely lightweight in hand.
Titanium Stripping Guides – The titanium stripping guides on the Centric are functional and durable for enhanced freshwater performance. These guides feature super slick zirconia inserts that minimize line friction traveling through the guides so you can make that long-distance cast with ease.
Low-Glare Universal Snake Guides – The low-glare snake guides allow anglers to sneak up on spooky trout easily without being noticed. They’re also beautifully durable and highly functional.
Uplocking w/Micarta Insert – Scott has built a lot of features into the reel seat of the Centric. The all-new fully milled reel seat features speed threads, easy-grip knurling, a self-indexing hood, micarta inserts, and a special Delrin lock washer. To top it all off, the seats are coated in a type 3 flat black hard coat for increased durability.
Aluminum Rod Tube – The Centric comes with the same ultra-durable aluminum rod tube that comes with all Scott Rods. The tube will protect the rod against even the meanest baggage handlers.
Scott Lifetime Warranty – The Scott Centric, like all Scott fly rods, is covered by the Scott Lifetime Warranty, which covers the rod for the life of the original owner. As of August 2020, the cost of these repairs is $50 and the turnaround time is about 6 weeks. Rods must be registered within 30 days of purchase to qualify for the warranty.
Rod Action: Fast
Best for: Freshwater, Nymphs, Dry Flies
Grip: Full Wells
Ability Level: Intermediate – Expert (learn more)