Since you guys are talking about Florida made reels, here's one I got for a great price for my daughter who will be coming down here for tarpon season after graduating from college this spring. The first picture is the color when I bought it - fluorescent lighting. The second is what it looks like in the sunlight. The fly shop sent it to Nautilus for me to get the wind changed to RH and I thought they screwed up and sent the wrong spool back when I opened it downstairs.
But it turned red in the incandescent light in the house.
It's an NV 11/12. That spool is the G9. The full 12 wt spool is black.
I will be keeping it down here for safekeeping for her, of course (along with the rod)
. It's a very smooth reel.