Nautilus fly reels are the finest reels made and are the fruit of 180 years of family tradition, innovation, and excellence.

When you visit the Nautilus Reels factory in Miami, you encounter dedication amplified by passion, diligence fueled by tradition, and generations of experience with machinery. At Nautilus Reels, angler innovators will share with enthusiasm their cutting-edge advancements in fly fishing reel design and manufacturing in light of “Tested on Animals™” research and development with fly-targeted species from steelhead in British Columbia to trout in Montana to tarpon not far from the Nautilus camp.

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Nautilus® X Series Reels

Smoother, lighter, stronger, better

  • Open frame reel designed for lightness, strength and spool protection.
  • XCT drag: Carbon fiber and Teflon® sealed drag system.
  • Over-size drag knob for easy adjustment and textured for all slimy wet and cold conditions.
  • Giga arbor spool for fast line pick up and fast backing drying.
  • Dual palming rim offers better hand control and rear palming rim also protects spool from bending under impact.
  • 3 frame sizes and four spools cover all fishing needs from 2 to 9 weight.

Species:

XS:Trout, Panfsh, Bass
XM:Trout, Panfsh, Bass
XL:Trout, Steelhead, Bass, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh, Salmon, Carp, Steelhead, Sea Trout
XL MAX:Steelhead, Bass, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh, Salmon, Carp, Sea Trout, Pike, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Baby Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore

Nautilus® X Series Reels

Smoother, lighter, stronger, better

  • Open frame reel designed for lightness, strength and spool protection.
  • XCT drag: Carbon fiber and Teflon® sealed drag system.
  • Over-size drag knob for easy adjustment and textured for all slimy wet and cold conditions.
  • Giga arbor spool for fast line pick up and fast backing drying.
  • Dual palming rim offers better hand control and rear palming rim also protects spool from bending under impact.
  • 3 frame sizes and four spools cover all fishing needs from 2 to 9 weight.

Species:

XS:Trout, Panfsh, Bass
XM:Trout, Panfsh, Bass
XL:Trout, Steelhead, Bass, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh, Salmon, Carp, Steelhead, Sea Trout
XL MAX:Steelhead, Bass, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh, Salmon, Carp, Sea Trout, Pike, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Baby Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore

Nautilus® CCF-X2 Reels

The workhorse

  • Classic Nautilus® design with oversize drag knob and ample range for the finest of adjustments.
  • CCF-X2 drag: Dual cork and carbon fiber braking system takes you from free spool to 25lb + drag in six effortless turns to stop the ultimate predator or the tiniest of baitfish.
  • Light weight to balance the newest light weight rods but hefty enough for longer, heavier Spey rods.
  • Giga arbor spool for fast line pick up and fast backing drying.
  • 3 frame sizes and four spools cover line weights 6-14.

Species:

CCF-X2 6/8:Trout, Steelhead, Bass, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh, Salmon, Carp, Sea Trout, Pike, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Baby Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore, Snake Head
CCF-X2 8/10:Trout, Steelhead, Bass, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh, Salmon, Carp, Sea Trout, Pike, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore, Permit, Payara
CCF-X2 10/12:Steelhead, Salmon, Pike, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore, Permit, Cobia, Suribim, Tuna, Sailfsh, Mahi-Mahi, Sharks
SILVER KING:Steelhead, Salmon, Pike, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore, Permit, Cobia, Suribim, Tuna, Sailfsh, Mahi-Mahi, Sharks, GT and all the other monsters that are a 15 hour fight away.

Nautilus® NV-G Reels

Performance at its finest

  • Classic Nautilus® design with the most intricate machining of all our reels.
  • Lightest big game reels in their class.
  • Patented NV-CCF draw bar cork and carbon fiber braking system. From 0-12+lbs in one and a half turns.
  • Ceramic hybrid bearings, thrust bearings, and a titanium drag shaft make this the drag system no one can touch (the patent also helps).
  • Spey models: designed from scratch to cater to the two handers with thick heads and thin running lines.

Species:

NV-G 5/6, 6/7:Trout, Panfsh, Bass, Salmon, Carp, Steelhead, Pickerel, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh
NV-G 7/8, 8/9:Trout, Steelhead, Bass, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh, Salmon, Carp, Sea Trout, Pike, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Baby Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore
NV-G 9/10, 10/11:Steelhead, Bonefsh, Snook, Salmon, Carp, Pike, Muskies, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore, Permit, Payara, Sharks
MONSTER:Monsters

Nautilus® NV-G Reels

Performance at its finest

  • Classic Nautilus® design with the most intricate machining of all our reels.
  • Lightest big game reels in their class.
  • Patented NV-CCF draw bar cork and carbon fiber braking system. From 0-12+lbs in one and a half turns.
  • Ceramic hybrid bearings, thrust bearings, and a titanium drag shaft make this the drag system no one can touch (the patent also helps).
  • Spey models: designed from scratch to cater to the two handers with thick heads and thin running lines.

Species:

NV-G 5/6, 6/7:Trout, Panfsh, Bass, Salmon, Carp, Steelhead, Pickerel, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh
NV-G 7/8, 8/9:Trout, Steelhead, Bass, Bonefsh, Snook, Redfsh, Salmon, Carp, Sea Trout, Pike, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Baby Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore
NV-G 9/10, 10/11:Steelhead, Bonefsh, Snook, Salmon, Carp, Pike, Muskies, Stripers, Jacks, Peacock Bass, Tarpon, Dorado, False Albacore, Permit, Payara, Sharks
MONSTER:Monsters

Nautilus® NV Spey

Performance at its finest

  • Classic Nautilus® design with the most intricate machining of all our reels.
  • Lightest big game reels in their class.
  • Patented NV-CCF draw bar cork and carbon fiber braking system. From 0-12+lbs in one and a half turns.
  • Ceramic hybrid bearings, thrust bearings, and a titanium drag shaft make this the drag system no one can touch (the patent also helps).
  • Spey models: designed from scratch to cater to the two handers with thick heads and thin running lines.

Species:

NV Spey 400-550:Trout, Steelhead, Salmon on lighter tackle.
NV Spey 450-750:Steelhead, Atlantic Salmon, Pacific Salmon.