Once again Nautilus has upped their game. A unique reel to say the least, the X brings style and function to the trout and light saltwater reel market. A open "X" frame significantly reduces weight over all yet maintains it's integrity. While the all new SCF-X drag system is unlike any sealed unit of its price class. Yes, this reel has stopping power for days but the overall feature that impresses us the most is how smooth the reeling it. Both outgoing and incoming crank features effortless continuous movement. An extremely high end reel at a moderate cost.
The Nautilus X-Series is an open-frame reel designed for lightness, strength, drag smoothness, and fast line pick up. The 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. It is adjusted with a generous drag knob that offers superior gripping surface and texture for wet and cold fingers.
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 our ultra light, award winning Giga arbor design. It is lighter than any spool of a similar size we have ever made.
Targets: Trout to Bonefish