Abel SDS Reel 7/8 Lime Green w/ RIO Bonefish Elite WF-8-F - LH
Abel SDS Reel 7/8 Lime Green w/ RIO Bonefish Elite WF-8-F - LH
Abel SDS Reel 7/8 Lime Green w/ RIO Bonefish Elite WF-8-F - LH

Abel SDS Reel 7/8 Lime Green w/ RIO Bonefish Elite WF-8-F - LH

Regular price $1,339.95 Sale price $1,299.95 Save $40.00
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The Ultimate Bonefish Combo

Winner of the best new saltwater reel at the 2016 ICAST/IFTD show, the Abel SDS takes all the power, reliability, and smoothness of its smaller counterpart and combines them in a larger package capable of taking on saltwater gamefish of all sizes. A unique multi-disc drag system yields an industry-leading 20+ pounds of braking power and is completely sealed from the elements. 

  • Reel frame, spool, drag knob and foot made of 6061-T651 cold finished aerospace grade aluminum
  • Alternation stacked carbon composite and stainless steel disc drag system
  • Quick change spool
  • Made in USA

Designed With A Long Head And Back Taper For Precise Presentations To Spooky Bones

RIO’s Elite Bonefish line has a long head and back taper to smooth out the loop, and to make long efficient casts, while the mid length front taper produces great turnover and easy presentation of typical bonefish flies. Each line is built on RIO’s low-memory DirectCore that is extremely easy to anneal (stretch) and lies perfectly straight on the water, yet retains the stiffness needed to cast in hot conditions. In addition, this line is built with SlickCast, creating the slickest, most durable coating on the market—producing the least amount of friction ever measured in a fly line.   

The core strength of this line is as follows:

  • WF8 - WF9 = 45lb (20.4kg)