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eightyfour 06-03-2013 08:52 AM

Orvis BattenKill I
 
Has anyone out there has this reel? thinking about purchasing it for my 2wt.

Thoughts?

glcaddis 06-03-2013 09:31 AM

Re: Orvis BattenKill I
 
I have the II for my 3 weight rod and I wish I had the III. Personally, I think most reel manufacturers make the smaller reels because we buy them, but most are one size too small for the line they listed to hold. I'd get the II for a two-weight.

Gerard 06-03-2013 09:35 AM

Re: Orvis BattenKill I
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by glcaddis (Post 561538)
I have the II for my 3 weight rod and I wish I had the III. Personally, I think most reel manufacturers make the smaller reels because we buy them, but most are one size too small for the line they listed to hold. I'd get the II for a two-weight.

I would second this!

mikel 06-03-2013 11:09 AM

Re: Orvis BattenKill I
 
my superfine 2 came with a bbsII and it fished very nicely...


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