Originally Posted by wishiniwerfishin
On a reel that size the large arbor has absolutely no benefits, I mean how often are oyu going to have to fight a fish on the reel with a 4wt.
Two bones to pick:
Especially on reels in the 3-4wt size, a larger arbor puts the line in larger coils and reduces the "slinky effect" after you pull the line off the reel.
Also, I spent about ten minutes each fighting these fish Saturday on my 4wt, and the drag definitely was involved-