The Nautilus X-Frame is an open-frame designed for lightness, strength, drag smoothness, and fast line pick up. The X-Frame 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.
Available in two frame sizes: 3.5" 4/5 weight reel and a very large 4" frame that will accept botha 6/7 weight and an 8/9 weight spool. At a mere 4.7 ounces the X-89 and X-67 will handle your larger fresh water species and light salt water needs perfectly
Selected by the industry as the finest new reel for 2016!
Completely sealed, carbon-fiber drag system
Lightest, most technologically advanced reel made!