Charlton 8500 0.8 Signature Series Fly Reel

For sale here is a Charlton 8500 Signature Series 0.8 fly reel in near mint condition. Carbon fiber drag. Right hand retrieve. Serial number SS8047. The 0.8 spool can fit a WF8+150 30# or a WF10+160 20#. Comes with its original cordura reel pouch. The reel was spooled up with line and backing as a backup and was never used. It does however have one very minor abrasion on the drag plate. The reel foot does not show marks.

Known by anglers and collectors as the flagships products of the Charlton™ stand-alone saltwater fleet, the Charlton™ 8500 Signature Series was produced with unparalleled quality. Available in three widths, .8, 1.2 and 1.6, each size includes the legendary sealed, self-adjusting carbon fiber disk drag, includes over 9-square inches of surface area, and boasts five, oversized aerospace precision bearings. A large arbor design gives the angler over 1 foot of line retrieve per revolution. Meticulously coated with a high-polished, deep black Type III anodized finish with matte reliefs. Fully machined from high-grade aluminum and steel. Maintenance free.