The SL8 is the largest of all the Shilton reels. This reel has a track record of 20 years in the most remote and hostile environments targeting powerful adversaries like tuna, sailfish and marlin. The robust design is crafted from solid 6082 T6 high grade bar stock aluminum and features a custom-processed cork drag with enclosed one-way plungers. The SL8 accommodates 14 to 16 weight lines with a backing capacity that is larger than any reel on the market. It can be ordered with an incoming and outgoing click or silent outgoing with an incoming click. Color options are titanium, black, blue, turquoise, purple, red, gold or any custom color combo you like (call or email us).
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Diameter: 5" / 12.6cm
Weight: 14.7 oz / 418g
Line: 14-16 WT
Backing: 600m 50lbs + WF16 Line!
Species: Tuna, Sailfish, Marlin & More! The largest big game fly reel!
Click: Click In & Out or Silent Out & Click In
Colors: Titanium (Silver) / Black / Blue / Turquoise / Purple / Red / Golden Orange / Custom Color Mix by Special Order
Protection: Type II Anodized for Saltwater or Freshwater Use