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Nautilus X-Series XL Max Fly Reel
    Nautilus X-Series XL Max Fly Reel
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      Nautilus X-Series XL Max Fly Reel

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    • $475.00

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    Nautilus X-Series XL Max Fly Reels feature a completely open frame that is extremely light, boasts superior rigidity, a super smooth powerhouse drag, and amazingly fast line pick up. The cutting edge X-Series design has strong beams that extend from the center to a wide line guard. These angles allow for rear spool rim protection where the reel typically contacts the ground when the rod is leaned up against a wall or a car. The totally new SCF-X drag is a sealed Teflon® and carbon fiber disc drag system that is impervious to the elements, self lubricating, and maintenance free. The drag is adjusted with a generous drag knob that offers superior gripping surface for wet and cold fingers. The Nautilus X Series XL Max Fly Reel is the perfect choice as a lightweight, tough-as-nails fly reel for hard charging species like steelhead, bass, bonefish, and redfish.

    The highly ventilated arch design, coupled with the dual palming rim increases spool strength by 35%. The sides of the frame leave the spool totally exposed, and the back spool rim has a generous 1/8″ secondary palming rim for added fish control. This heavy- duty secondary palming rim has the strength to withstand everyday wear and tear. The spool is a new spin on Nautilus' ultra light, award winning Giga arbor design. It is lighter than any spool of a similar size we have ever made.

    Available in three frame sizes: XS – 3.25” Diameter, 3.8 oz, XM – 3.5” diameter, 4.1 oz,  and a 4” frame XL that will accept the standard XL Giga arbor spool for a 6/7 weight and the XL MAX Giga arbor spool that will fit an 8/9 weight line. At a mere 4.7 ounces the XL and XL MAX will handle your larger fresh water species and light salt water needs perfectly.


    • Totally new SCF-X drag is a sealed Teflon® and carbon fiber disc drag system
    • Generous drag knob that offers superior gripping surface and texture for wet and cold fingers
    • Precision engineered TPX bushings are feather light, self-lubricating, with zero wear over time
    • Giga sized spool arbor picks up more a foot of line per revolution
    • Grooved spool design allows backing to breathe and dry faster
    • Available in standard colors: Brushed Titanium or Stealth Black anodized finish

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    ★★★★★ ★★★★★
    5.00/5 Stars out of 7 Reviews
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    Great reel…..
    Jason Bakas (Florida) | February 22nd, 2022
    The Nautilus X series are a solid value. Quality reel and reasonable pricing.
    Verified Buyer
    Ben (OH) | June 19th, 2021
    exactly what I was hoping for with a reel in this price range! added a knucklehead reel handle knob for $5 and this thing quickly became my favorite reel I own. You won't be disappointed.
    Verified Buyer
    Nothing more to ask
    Martin (Hamilton, MA) | April 21st, 2021
    Beautiful, light and super sealed reel. Nothing more to say, I love it and if you are like me that looks for a reel that would have all thing, this reel is the way to go.
    Verified Buyer
    bertatalawai (honolulu , hawaii) | January 29th, 2021
    finaly had a chance to test the nautilus xl. it's light weight to go with light wt rod. looks and feels like a good design. loaded 200 yards of 20 lb. dacron backing . with 8 or 9 wt fly line fits well with room to spare. narrow spool is good. drag knob is large enough and easy to turn. drag is smooth but not silky smooth. good enough to stop large haw'n bone. handle knob is comfortable to grab and reel in line. sound of incoming and outgoing fly line is good. salt water use is ok. happy with nautilus xl reel.
    Verified Buyer
    Nice reel
    Matt (Western WA) | October 9th, 2020
    Super light weight, drag is good. Matches well with my Scott radian. Can’t go wrong at this price point. I went with the black and red, coating seems durable also. I would buy again for sure. Sounds great!
    Verified Buyer
    Jay (Tx) | September 22nd, 2020
    Incredible reel, drag is on point. Light weight and all around slick.
    Verified Buyer
    Reliable reel
    Xiaojian Jin (IN) | June 24th, 2020
    One of the most reliable reel I have ever used! Highly recommendaed.

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