Pros raved. Critics praised. Fish freaked.

From the moment we unveiled the radically simple design of the Quantum Exo PT Series, it has wowed the fishing community. Here is just some of the buzz Exo has created so far.

"The EXO PTi's skeletonized build suggests the engineering and meticulous machine work you'd expect in a fine watch. And despite its 7.9-ounce weight, the reel is as rugged as chunkier spinners. However, its performance is what really made the EXO PTi our Editor's Choice."
– Outdoor Life, Tackle Test 2013
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Editors Choice (best new baitcast reel)
– Outdoor Life, Tackle Test 2012
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Best of the Best (best new spinning reel)
– Field & Stream, 2012 Field Test
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"...a revolution in performance and lightweight design."
– Bassmaster

"For sure, Exo is one of the biggest, lightest things to hit the fishing reel market in years."
– Western Outdoor News

"...lean and mean...airy and high-tech"
– In-Fisherman, 2012 Walleye Guide

"There was one unanimous pick amongst the TackleTour staff of a reel that has the potential to be a game changer and it's not from Shimano or Daiwa. Presenting our look into Quantum's new Exo PT."
–Tackle Tour
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"The Wired2Fish Best of Show" (Exo baitcast)
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"Precision, sensitivity abound on Quantum Exo"
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"Best of Show" (Exo Baitcast 100 size, left-handed model, Multiplier Reel category)

"Best of Show Runner-Up" (Exo spinning 15 size, Fixed Spool Reel category)
– 2012 EFFTEX (European Fishing Tackle Trade Show)

"Best Baitcast Reel" (Exo 100 size)
– 2011 PESCA Fishing Tackle Trade Show (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)